Assistant Professor-Tenure System
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
Excellent candidates are sought in strong growth areas in the core of modern statistical/probabilistic theory and methods. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to carry out cutting edge research, commitments to teaching and mentorship of students, and initiative in building an equitable and diverse scholarly and instructional environment. All scholars working in mathematical statistics, applied probability or statistical-theory-driven methodology development, grounded in scientific applications, either directly or with clear implications for application, are encouraged to apply. Potential areas of application include, but are not limited to, the environmental sciences and climate change, genetic/genomic data analysis, image analysis, machine learning, precision medicine and health outcomes, physics and astronomy, and the agricultural sciences.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
Doctorate -Statistics or in a closely allied discipline
A doctorate in statistics or in a closely allied discipline is required. In addition to a strong and compelling research program, candidates are expected to provide evidence or potential for high quality teaching in undergraduate and graduate level statistics courses.
Required Application Materials
We request that applications include:
(1) a 1-page cover letter that frames the application in the context of this ad and MSU’s Statistics and Probability Department and addresses the candidate’s qualification.
(2) a CV, including education background, a list of publications, contributed and invited talks, teaching and mentoring experiences/roles, and contributions to the academic community.
(3) a 2–6 page research statement highlighting past research accomplishments and future plans
that frame the applicant’s ability to conduct independent research. This statement should include
experience or plans to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion within the statistics research community.
(4) a 1-2 page teaching statement describing the applicant’s experience in instruction and research mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students, including experiences or plans to create an inclusive and equitable learning environment for students.
(5) 4 letters of reference. Three of these letters should address the applicant’s research while one letter should address the applicant’s instructional experience.
The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/
The evaluation process will begin on December 15, 2022, and review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Questions regarding the positions may be directed to the chair of the search committee, Prof. Yuehua Cui ([email protected]). Applicants are encouraged to explore the MSU Department of Statistics and Probability website at https://stt.natsci.msu.edu/.
Review of Applications Begins On
MSU has been advancing knowledge for more than 160 years, as the pioneer land-grant university. A member of the Association of American Universities, MSU is a research-intensive institution with 17 degree-granting colleges. MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities. We endeavor to facilitate employment assistance to spouses or partners of candidates for faculty and academic staff positions. MSU offers an inclusive work environment, competitive salary and benefits packages, and low barriers to cross-campus collaborations of all types.
MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities. MSU is committed to providing a work environment that supports employees' work and personal lives, and MSU offers employment assistance to the spouse or partner of candidates for faculty and academic staff positions.
Together We Will Statement: Michigan State University requires all MSU students, faculty, and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at https://msu.edu/together-we-will
Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.