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Assistant/Associate Professor

University of Missouri, Department of Statistics

Last Updated: 11/03/22

Job Description

The Department of Statistics at the University of Missouri invites applications for two tenure track positions, one at the Assistant Professor level and one at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. We seek creative statisticians with an interest in developing novel methodology that complements our strengths in Bayesian statistics, biostatistics, environmental and ecological statistics, machine learning, official statistics, or spatio-temporal statistics, but applicants from all areas of statistics are encouraged to apply. Candidates should have a strong methodological foundation and have a demonstrated commitment to creating innovative approaches, theoretically sound methodology, and computational tools.

A doctorate in statistics or biostatistics or related field by August 15, 2023. Candidates will be evaluated on their teaching experience, their research potential, and communication skills.

The review of applicants will begin on October 15, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online through at,(#20631) submitting all application materials including a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, statement of contributions to diversity equity and inclusion, and four reference letters. One of the four reference letters should specifically focus on teaching. Please note that references will be asked to submit their letters directly to Questions concerning the position can be sent to:

Prof. Scott H. Holan
Chair of Search Committee
Department of Statistics
University of Missouri

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff, and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery, and excellence.

The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

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Columbia, South Carolina, United States