Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Auburn University is seeking to fill a nine-month tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Statistics or Biostatistics to begin August 16, 2019. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Statistics, Biostatistics or a closely related field with research emphasis on Bioinformatics at the time employment begins. Postdoctoral research experience with an interdisciplinary research component and strong computational skills are desirable.
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. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the excellence of the academic community, teaching, and research. Auburn University’s strong research programs in diverse academic areas present many opportunities for interdisciplinary research and for participation in multidisciplinary programs.
Candidates must submit their application material online through Auburn University job website:
Applications must include a cover letter, transcript(s), curriculum vita, teaching statements, research statements, and contact information for three professional references. Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Ulrich Albrecht (Attn. Statistics/Biostatistics 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 January 2, 2019 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.
Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer and committed to building an inclusive and diverse community.
About Auburn University
Auburn University is a land-grant and public research university in Auburn, Alabama. With more than 23,000 undergraduate students and a total enrollment of more than 30,000 with 1,260 faculty members, Auburn is the second largest university in Alabama. Auburn University is one of the state's two public flagship universities.
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has over 50 professors representing diverse areas of pure mathematics, applied mathematics, and statistics. Many of our faculty have obtained international recognition for their research. Our graduate and upperclassman courses usually have 5 to 15 students, and many of our general undergraduate classes are capped at under 30 students. Thus, we are able to offer our students personal attention and close contact with faculty. We offer undergraduate programs leading to a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics (with options in Applied Mathematics, Discrete Mathematics, or Actuarial Science) and graduate programs leading to a Master of Science in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, or Probability and Statistics, and/or the Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics.