The Department of Statistics in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of assistant professor.
Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses, graduate student advising, professional and institutional service, developing, leading and sustaining a high-quality and high-impact research program, successfully competing for external funding, and participating in collaborative research with researchers in other disciplines. The ideal candidate will have foundational training in statistical computing, methods, and theory.
We are seeking candidates who share in our mission of achieving excellence through diversity and inclusion. In the department of statistics, and at the University as a whole, we translate the values of diversity and inclusion into action by seeking a diverse faculty and by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents.
Department/Program & College Description:
The doctoral program in Statistics is ranked as one of the top programs in the country graduating about 15 PhD students annually. The program currently has about 140 graduate students, 100 undergraduate majors, and 38 faculty. Faculty and students have traditionally maintained strong collaborations across campus. The Statistics Department is located in Snedecor Hall, which received an extensive renovation in 2009.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in statistics or a closely related discipline.
Experience that demonstrates foundational training in statistical computing, methods, and theory.
Experience that demonstrates the ability to teach statistics classes at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Experience that demonstrates the potential to develop, lead and sustain a high-quality and high-impact research program.
Experience that demonstrates the potential to secure and sustain external research funding.
Experience that demonstrates the potential to collaborate effectively with researchers in other disciplines.
Proven ability to work and collaborate with diverse populations of students, faculty, and staff.
Internal Number: R667
About Iowa State University
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.
Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.
Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.