The School of Mathematical Sciences at Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for one or more tenure-track positions in Statistics at the Assistant Professor level starting either August 15th, 2018 or January 2nd, 2019. Successful candidates for this position are expected to engage in original research and scholarly activities in Statistics, seek competitive external funding, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, advise, mentor and supervise undergraduate and graduate student research.
While candidates with expertise in any area of statistics are welcome to apply, we especially encourage applications from candidates with specialization in statistical learning, high dimensional statistical analysis, data science, and predictive analytics.
Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found.
How To Apply:
Please apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty. Search: 3752BR. Please submit your cover letter addressing the listed qualifications; curriculum vitae; and upload the following materials:
A description of research plans that also addresses efforts and/or plans to obtain external funding, potential to collaborate with SMS/RIT faculty, and commitment to mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in research
A statement of teaching philosophy and any experience that also addresses commitment to undergraduate and graduate education.
Up to three sample publications/preprints (maximum size per attachment is 5MB)
Have earned a PhD. in Statistics, or a closely related field, on or before June 30th, 2018 (if starting August 15th, 2018) or before October 31st, 2018 (if starting January 2nd, 2019)
Have a demonstrated potential for successful college teaching (may include TA experience)
Have a demonstrated potential for scholarly research in methodological, computational or applied statistics
Have a demonstrated potential for funded scholarship
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