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Assistant Professor - Statistics

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Memphis anticipate hiring a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Statistics to begin in August 2018, pending final budgetary approval. Applications are invited from candidates with a PhD in Statistics or Biostatistics whose area of research interests include data science, statistical modelling of big data, Bayesian Inference, bioinformatics, biostatistics and other areas related to the modeling and analysis of big data. Candidates are expected to have a proven record of collaborative research and will be expected to seek external funding. The successful candidate will typically teach two courses per semester in statistics and conduct collaborative research especially in the context of projects related to data science and big data modeling and analysis. Please complete an on-line application at Click on the faculty box to find the posting for Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Applicants will be required to upload a cover letter, research and teaching statements, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three letters of recommendation writers. Application review will begin on January 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Memphis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We urge all qualified applicants to apply for this position. Appointment will be based on qualifications as they relate to position requirements without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability or veteran status. Successful candidates must meet guidelines of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. For any questions regarding this position, please contact the chair of the search committee: Dr. E. O. George, email: