Assistant Professor (tenure track)

 Position Number:  00006354

Department:  Statistical Science

Title of Position:  Assistant Professor (tenure track)

Start Date:  August 1, 2017

Educational Requirements:  Ph.D. in Statistics 


Position Nos. 00006354 and 00006332.  The Department of Statistical Science at Southern Methodist University invites applications for two tenure track Assistant Professor appointments beginning Fall/August 2017. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics, or related discipline at the time of the appointment. Evidence of excellence in teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels is highly favorable. The successful candidate must demonstrate the potential to develop an agenda of independent and collaborative research, and to attract extra-mural funding. Although all sub-disciplines of statistical science will be considered, applicants with a background in time series, statistical learning and data mining, or experimental design will be given special attention. Applications may be submitted electronically (pdf format preferred) or by mail and should include a statement of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references. Applications should be sent to Sheila Crain, Department of Statistical Science, Southern Methodist University, P.O. Box 750332, Dallas, Texas 75275 or to  To insure full consideration, the application must be received by November 15, 2016, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. 


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Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.