The Department of Mathematics at Missouri State University seeks a tenure-track (9-month) Assistant Professor in Statistics. The ideal candidate will have a well-defined research program in statistics that will enhance current department research interests in applied statistics, data analysis, can lend support to our program in actuarial science, and be committed to innovative teaching.
Required Qualifications: Applicants must have (or anticipate completion by August 2020) a doctoral degree in statistics or biostatistics, exhibit strong potential for research, exhibit evidence of excellence in teaching, commitment to service and professional activities, and exhibit effective oral and written communication skills. The ability to develop knowledge, respect, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required. The letter of application must include a commitment to working with diverse populations.
Duties: Teaching statistics courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels; curriculum development; engaging in research leading to peer-reviewed publications; supervising student research/projects; service to the Mathematics department, College of Natural and Applied Science, Missouri State University, the local/regional community and the profession.
All applicants must submit the following in the electronic employment application: cover letter, curriculum vita, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, statement of research plan, copies of recent preprints/publications, transcripts, andcontact information for 3-5 professional references.
Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense and submission of official transcripts.
Screening of applications begins November 15, 2019and continues until the position is filled.
Missouri State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/minority/female/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity employer and institution. We encourageapplications from all academically qualified people interested in educational opportunities, regardless of the applicant’s race, ethnicity, sex, veteran’s status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
Missouri State University is located in Springfield, Missouri and has a student population of approximately 24,000 students. The Department of Mathematics has 23 faculty in the professorial ranks with strong undergraduate programs in mathematics and statistics and programs leading to a masters degree.