Assistant Professor of StatisticsCampus:
College of Arts and SciencesDepartment:
CAS StatisticsAdvertised Salary Range:
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.Part/Full Time:
Full TimeHours per Week:
Full-time Equivalent (FTE)Basis :
9 monthsWork County:
Tenure-Track/TenuredJob Search Category:
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.Diversity Statement:
At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.Advertised Job Summary:
The Department of Statistics at the University of South Carolina, Columbia invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in statistics and data science. All research areas in statistics will be considered, and applicants with expertise in modern data science are especially encouraged to apply. Appointment will commence August 16, 2022. Required Education and Experience:
The Department currently consists of twelve tenured/tenure-track faculty and five full-time instructors. Current research areas of the faculty include survival analysis, Bayesian statistics, latent variable methods, semiparametric and nonparametric modeling, highly structured data, deep learning, functional data, stochastic processes, and statistical genetics. The Department has about 40 full-time graduate students and offers PhD, MS, and BS degrees. For more information about the University and the Department, see www.sc.edu and www.stat.sc.edu, respectively.
Applicants must have a PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics, or a closely related field by the start date of employment, potential for outstanding research, and demonstrated evidence of excellence in teaching.Preferred Qualifications:
None.Desired Start Date:
08/16/2022Job Open Date:
09/14/2021Open Until Filled:
YesSpecial Instructions to Applicant:
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2021 and will continue until both positions are filled. Inquiries about the positions may be sent to [email protected] Applicants must include a CV, a cover letter, research and teaching statements, and the names and contact information of three references.Quicklink for Posting:
This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.
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