The Department of Mathematical Sciences is seeking applications for a tenure-track
assistant professor position in statistics with research emphasis in statistical and
computational methods for big data or related areas. The appointment will begin on
August 15, 2018.
The Department has a strong graduate program, which includes MS and PhD degrees
in statistics. The department is dedicated to excellence in both research and teaching.
Statistics faculty in the department are involved in both methodological and
interdisciplinary research. They have diverse areas of research interests, which
include scalable Bayesian methods and statistical methods for massive or complex
data, in general, and high-dimensional data analysis, statistical machine learning,
uncertainty quantification, and analysis of network data, in particular.
The job duties include maintaining an active research program in statistics, mentoring
graduate students, teaching both graduate and undergraduate courses in statistics and
related areas, and providing service to the Department such as serving on
departmental committees. The normal teaching load for research-active faculty is 6
credit hours per semester with a 25% reduction for new faculty in each of the first 2
years and a reduced service role.
The position requires a PhD degree in statistics, or a related field with a focus on
statistics, awarded by August 14, 2018. Completed applications consisting of a cover
letter, CV, research statement which includes experience (if applicable) and plans, as
well as a teaching statement which includes experience (if applicable) and
philosophy, and three letters of recommendation should be submitted @
https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/10884. Applicants should also submit a CV, a
cover letter and a statement (maximum 1 page) on your commitment to diversity and
inclusion and how that impacts your professional philosophy, on UC’s recruitment
system at the link listed in the detailed ad on mathjobs.org. Review of applicants will
begin on December 1, 2017. Inquiries concerning the position should be directed to,
Dr. Siva Sivaganesan, the Search Committee Chair, or Dr. Shuang Zhang, Head,
Department of Mathematical Sciences.
The University of Cincinnati is an urban, public, comprehensive Research I
institution, committed to attracting, supporting, and retaining an academically and
culturally diverse faculty. The University has active Faculty Associations
representing various minority groups. It has an institutional membership to the
National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. The University is located in
a vibrant city with an active arts scene, national sports teams, and other opportunities
for a satisfying work-life balance. The Department of Mathematical Sciences, as a
part of The University of Cincinnati, embraces diversity and inclusion as core values
that empower individuals to transform their lives and achieve their highest potential.
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The University of Cincinnati is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with
a strong commitment to diversity. We actively seek a broad spectrum of candidates
including women, people of color, people with disabilities and veterans.