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Statistics Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position, beginning Fall of 2020

Post date: Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 21:21

Job Description: 
Statistics Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position, beginning Fall of 2020
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of New Mexico (UNM) invites applications for an assistant professor position in any area of Statistics.
Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics, or a closely related field by the date of hire. UNM is New Mexico's flagship university and is designated both a Minority Serving and an Hispanic Serving Institute. The Department especially encourages applications from individuals belonging to traditionally under-represented groups.
The Department seeks to hire for a full-time probationary appointment leading to a tenure decision as an Assistant Professor in Statistics to begin August 01, 2020. The Department expects to hire a specialist in Statistics and is open to various theoretical and methodological approaches, although preference will be given to those candidates who can help expand the groups interactions with other departments and/or local laboratories and industry. The ability to collaborate and interact with others is also desirable.
The faculty member will be expected to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate level in Statistics. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to diversity through their teaching, research, and service. Advising graduate students in Statistics is an expectation.
The primary assignments are to teach required courses at the undergraduate level such as Introduction to Statistics, Elements of Mathematical Statistics and Probability, as well as more advanced topics in statistics; and to conduct research in the field of Statistics.
Currently, there are not enough faculty in the department to fill this role. Statistics is one of our three graduate curricula and research concentrations and is essential for the mission of the Department and the University.
Specifically, preference will be given to candidates as follows:
A. A commitment to establishing a strong research program with an emerging national/international reputation.
B. A demonstrated or potential publication record in recognized premier journals.
C. An interest in research interactions with the Statistics faculty.
D. A commitment to excellent in statistics and probability education at the undergraduate through graduate level.
E. Potential for service to the Statistics Program and Department.
F. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
Albuquerque has a rich heritage and boasts a vibrant scientific environment that provides many opportunities for research collaborations and funding. The University houses Centers for Advanced Research Computing and High Technology Materials, among others, and it is near Sandia National Laboratories, Kirtland’s Air Force Research Laboratory, and Los Alamos National Laboratory.
A complete application consists of an application cover letter, curriculum vitae, a description of research interests and a teaching statement submitted via the UNMJobs website: Please reference Req10584. Applicants must also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent by surface mail to:
Search Committee, Statistics
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
1 University of New Mexico, MSC01 1115
Albuquerque, NM 87131
For best consideration, complete applications should be received by November 15, 2019. Applications without three letters of recommendation will not be considered. The Applicant is required to provide official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to her/his initial employment with UNM.
The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity and
Affirmative Action Employer and Educator