The Department of Statistics at Purdue University invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning August 2019 at the rank of Assistant Professor. Exceptional candidates in all areas of Statistics will be considered and those whose research addresses the emerging statistical issues in application areas including but not limited to the life and agricultural sciences, engineering and artificial intelligence are encouraged to apply.
This position comes at a time when the College of Science is under new leadership and with multiple commitments of significant investment in Data Science. The Department of Statistics offers a stimulating and nurturing academic environment with research programs in a broad-range of areas which include bioinformatics, computational statistics, data science, mathematical statistics, probability, and spatial statistics, among others. Several faculty member have joint appointments in Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering and other departments. Further information about the department is available at http://www.stat.purdue.edu.
Department of Statistics is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. The successful candidate should have a commitment to diversity and promoting a multicultural environment for learning.
All applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Statistics or a related field, and be committed to excellence in research and teaching. To apply, please visit http://www.stat.purdue.edu/hiring/ and upload a CV, research statement, teaching statement, and a statement on mentoring both graduate and undergraduate students. Arrange to have three or more reference letters submitted through the above website.
Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
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