Assistant Professor
Department of Statistics, College of Arts and Sciences (primary) and Center for Biomedical Informatics, School of Medicine (secondary)
University of Missouri

Position Description

The Department of Statistics at the University of Missouri invites applications for an Assistant Professor position. We seek creative statisticians with a strong theoretical foundation who have a demonstrated commitment to creating new approaches, theoretically sound methods, computational means and tools that can tackle challenging biomedical and translational precision medicine questions arising in this era of ‘big data’ integrated from heterogeneous domains of genetics, biological, (patho)physiological and clinical. The Department of Statistics and School of Medicine offer a unique opportunity with the Program of Statistical Translational Precision Medicine housed in the School of Medicine’s Center for Biomedical Informatics (CBMI). The program includes a wide collection of multidisciplinary teams that seek to address a diverse set of problems. CBMI has created a supportive and interactive environment for researchers with quantitative and theoretical skills to work collaboratively – and lead – strong collaborative opportunities at the SOM affiliate hospitals and clinics. The successful candidate will have primary appointment in the Department of Statistics and will participate in the Department of Statistics educational programs and the SOM graduate programs with their established record of attracting extraordinary graduate students.

Applicants from all areas of statistics are encouraged to apply. A doctorate in statistics or biostatistics or related field by August 15, 2019, excellence in teaching, outstanding research potential, and excellent communication skills are required. The tenure and administrative home for this faculty position resides solely in the Department of Statistics.

The review of applicants will begin on November 16, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online through at (#12990), submitting all application materials including a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, and contact information for three reference letters. Questions concerning the position can be sent to:

Prof. Scott Holan
Chair of Search Committee
Department of Statistics
University of Missouri

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.