The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Auburn University, Alabama, is seeking to fill a nine-month tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Data Sciences to begin August 16, 2019. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Statistics, Data Sciences or a closely related field at the time employment begins. The research emphasis should be on statistical learning, statistical modeling for big data analytics, and/or high performance analytics. Postdoctoral research experience with an interdisciplinary research component and strong computational skills are desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to: (1) develop her/his independent research program in Data Science, (2) interact with and contribute to interdisciplinary research at Auburn University, (3) advise and mentor students, and (4) have a strong commitment to high quality teaching.
The department has a PhD program and various MS programs. It has around 50 mathematicians/statisticians and more than 120 graduate students engaged in research in a wide variety of areas in Mathematics and Statistics. Auburn University’s strong research programs in various academic areas present many opportunities for interdisciplinary research and for participation in its various multidisciplinary programs. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the excellence of the academic community, teaching, and research.
Candidates must submit their application material online through Auburn University’s job website at http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/3210. Applications must include a cover letter, transcript(s), curriculum vita, teaching statements (and teaching evaluations if available), research statements, and contact information for three professional references (at least one of which addresses teaching). Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Ulrich Albrecht (Attn. Data Science hiring) Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Mathematics and Statistics Auburn University Auburn, AL 36849-5310. Phone: 334-844-4290; Fax: 334-844-6555. Review of applications will begin on December 10, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Candidates must possess excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
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