Position Announcement in Computational Statistics

Tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Computational Statistics
Marquette University

The Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences of Marquette University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Computational Statistics at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in August 2020.  The Department seeks an individual with a doctorate by time of appointment in statistics or closely related field, whose area of expertise addresses one of the many facets of computational statistics and data science. Possible research areas include computational statistics; uncertainty quantification; statistical machine learning. Candidates with research in other areas of statistics and data science with a similar computational emphasis will be considered and are encouraged to apply.  Preference will be given to those who demonstrate the ability to teach both lower and upper division data-intensive courses, can actively participate and contribute to our unique Ph.D. program in Computational Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, and those whose research record demonstrates potential for establishing an externally funded research program. The Department highly regards and encourages interdisciplinary research.  For more information about the Department and its programs, see http://www.marquette.edu/mssc.

Marquette, an EOE that values diversity, is a Catholic Jesuit university routinely listed among the country’s top universities renowned for academic vigor, innovation and achievements of its community of scholars.  Across 11 colleges, Marquette offers a choice of 83 undergraduate majors, 80 minors, 18 professional practice programs and 66 doctoral and master’s degrees. Marquette is located at the heart of Milwaukee, WI, a mid-sized city on the coast of Lake Michigan with a vibrant cultural scene, easy access to outdoor activities, professional sports teams, and a low cost of living.  More information is available at http://www.marquette.edu.

We seek candidates who can contribute to the university mission, which can be found at http://www.marquette.edu/about/mission.phpCandidates from underrepresented groups are particularly welcome.

For more information, or to apply for the position, please see the listing on Marquette University’s electronic recruitment system: https://employment.marquette.edu/postings/12395

Formal review of applicants will begin on November 11, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

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