Assistant Professor, Statistics, College of Arts & Sciences

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Boston University
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BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

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Assistant Professor, Statistics, College of Arts & Sciences

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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Boston University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the field of Statistics. Candidates with research expertise and interests in areas of statistics that are relevant to bioinformatics, biology, biomedical engineering, computer science, earth sciences, economics, geography, machine learning, neuroscience, and the social sciences are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must show outstanding capacity and achievement in research as well as excellence in teaching statistics at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and a commitment to diversity. A Ph.D. in statistics or a related field is required. Our Department is committed to building and sustaining a diverse and cohesive community of scholars. In addition to describing their commitment to research and teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level, we particularly encourage applicants to indicate how they can meaningfully contribute to an equitable and inclusive community in our department.

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY HR WEBSITE.

Submit cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, and four recommendation letters (one of which addresses teaching) on-line to https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/18134. Application deadline: December 1, 2021. The appointment start date is July 1, 2022.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular

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What compelled the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to award Boston University a grant to fight newborn mortality in Zambia? Why did Martin Luther King, Jr. adopt BU as a place where he could hone his message of justice and equality? And what is the catalyst that prompts 32,557 students from 135 countries to call BU their home every semester? It’s in our DNA: an inherent desire in each of our students, faculty, and staff to vigorously and dauntlessly pursue knowledge—and embrace the unlimited possibilities that come with it.

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As you can see below, it takes people, ideas, and a little luck (Boston, you’re our town) to make BU what it is today: one of the most dynamic universities in the world.

Celebrated thinkers: On any given day, students will find themselves mesmerized by Nobel Prize winners, a poet laureate, and the first biomedical engineer ever to receive a MacArthur Foundation “Genius Award,” among others.

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