The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Washington State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Data Analytics at the Pullman campus. Emphasis research areas include but are not limited to theoretical and applied aspects of collecting, modeling and analyzing high dimensional large data sets. Appointment will be at the Assistant Professor rank. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in Statistics for the Data Analytics degree, develop independent and collaborative research, establish an externally funded research program, and publish scholarly work. The candidate will also work closely with our established Industry partners, and help foster new industry collaborations. Expected start date of employment is August 16, 2020.
An earned doctoral degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Data Analytics or Data Science, or a closely related area is required prior to the start of the appointment. The successful candidate must have a demonstrated record of scholarly work and potential to establish an externally funded research program. Candidates should be able to teach courses in Mathematics, Statistics and Data Analytics and must have a willingness to work collaboratively with faculty and to mentor students from a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds. Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.
Applications should include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans, a statement of teaching experience and interests, a statement of your experiences, contributions, and commitments of diversity and at least four references, of which at least one addresses teaching ability.