The Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Portland State University invites applications for an Assistant or Associate rank faculty position in Statistics, whose research program focuses on Statistical Data Science. This position is part of College of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ interdisciplinary cluster hire focusing on Environmental Extremes (impacts, adaptations, and solutions). This cluster includes 8 additional faculty hires in the Departments of Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science and Management, Geography, Physics, English, and Communication, see https://www.pdx.edu/clas/faculty-job-openings. This position is also part of a strategic initiative in Data Sciences organized by the Maseeh Department of Mathematics & Statistics and involving multiple hires over the upcoming years.
In addition to teaching a range of courses in statistics during the 9 month academic year, the successful candidate will be expected to: share in the leadership of research in Statistics at PSU and contribute to its excellence; be active in collaborations — not only within the Department, but also with other departments in the University and other institutes; direct graduate student research; and advise undergraduates. Further expectations include taking an active role in matters of departmental governance and participating in service activities for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the University, and the profession appropriate to interest, expertise, and level of experience.
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. degree in Statistics or a closely related field.
To apply for the position:
Complete the on-line application and include a cover letter; curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy; a statement of research interests; and provide the names and email addresses of individuals (minimum of 3) who have agreed to serve as references at:
Portland, Oregon is a city known throughout the world for its natural beauty, progressive urban planning, commitment to green environment, and high quality of living. PSU is the largest urban university in Oregon and is highly regarded for its community engagement and sustainability initiatives. Its campus in downtown Portland is well served by public transit and offers proximity to ...world-class restaurants, cultural venues and outdoor activities. PSU’s urban setting provides a vibrant community for research and easy access to collaborations in industry, academia and government. Current local collaborations include Intel, Oregon Health & Science University, and Oregon Department of Transportation.
The Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics is part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and is the premier provider of graduate education and training in Mathematics, Statistics, and Mathematics Education in the Portland metropolitan area.