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Rank/Title Assistant Professor (tenure-track)   (Position Number     00006034                    )

Statistical Science.   Position # 00006034  The Department of Statistical Science at Southern Methodist University (SMU) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2020. Candidates must hold a PhD in statistics, biostatistics, or related discipline at the time of the appointment. Evidence of excellence in teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels is highly desirable. The successful candidate must demonstrate the potential to develop an agenda of independent and collaborative research, and to attract extramural funding. Although we will consider applicants from all sub-disciplines of statistical science, we will give special attention to those with interests at the interface between statistics and computing.

Applications must be submitted via Interfolio at in one single pdf file and should include a cover letter, statement of research and teaching interests, and curriculum vitae.  Applicants should arrange to have three letters of recommendation uploaded using the interfolio system. Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment.

To ensure full consideration, the application must be received by November 1, 2019, but we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.  For questions about submission of applications, please contact Sheila Crain, Department of Statistical Science, Southern Methodist University,

Southern Methodist University will not discriminate in any program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and expression. The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies and may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601, Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check. 

Salary Range:  Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

Benefits:  Benefits will be in accordance with SMU’s standard faculty benefits.

Application deadline:  November 1, 2019.