Applications are invited for one or more tenure-track positions (either at Assistant or Associate level) starting in Aug 2018. For all positions, the requirements include a doctoral degree or a doctoral degree expected by no later than July 2018 in statistics or biostatistics, a commitment to effective graduate and undergraduate teaching and demonstrated success in research. Essential duties and responsibilities include teach undergraduate and/or graduate level courses, develop a substantial research program in one or more areas of statistics or biostatistics, provide direction and effective leadership for M.S. and Ph.D. students, and engage in departmental, university, and scientific community service functions. Salaries are competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Candidates in any area of statistics or biostatistics are encouraged to apply.
All applicants must apply online at www.msujobs.msstate.edu (PARF 496261) and attach a detailed curriculum vitae/resume and a cover letter addressed to Chair, Statistics Search Committee, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Mississippi State, MS 39762-9715.
For full consideration, please also submit transcripts, a summary of research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation.
To be considered for the higher level, please include evidence of experience in directing theses and dissertations and a statement on how you joining the department will help expand the Statistics group's profile.
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers an M.S. degree in Statistics and a Ph.D. degree in Mathematical Sciences. Opportunities exist for interdisciplinary research and consulting in applied areas such as agricultural sciences, biological sciences, engineering, forestry, geo-sciences, remote sensing, and veterinary sciences among other.
The screening process will begin Oct 30, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled.
Mississippi State University is a Land-Grant University and is designated as a "very high research activity university" by the Carnegie Foundation. The Department of Mathematics & Statistics offers an M.S. degree in Statistics and a Ph.D. degree in Mathematical Sciences.