Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level starting in August 2020. The requirements for the position include a doctoral degree or a doctoral degree expected by no later than July 2020 in statistics (with focus on data science, data analytics, informatics, computer science with a dissertation focusing on data science),a commitment to effective graduate and undergraduate teaching, and demonstrated success in research. Essential duties and responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and/or graduate level courses, providing direction and effective leadership for M.S. and Ph.D. students, developing a substantial research program in any areas of statistics, which may include but not limited to big data, data mining, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and data science related topics, and engaging in departmental, university, and scientific community service functions. Salaries are competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Candidates in any area of statistics with a strong interest in problems associated with Big Data are encouraged to apply.
All applicants must apply online at www.msujobs.msstate.edu (PARF 499442) 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. The screening process will begin October 31, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
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 others.
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
Internal Number: PARF 499442
About Mississippi State University
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.