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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Statistics Position Announced at Washington State University

Washington State University, Posted: October 18, 2022

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Washington State University invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Pullman, WA, with a specialty in Statistics. We seek applicants who have an established or emerging research record in methodology and theory for statistical machine learning or modern statistical computation. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Statistics, develop independent and collaborative research, establish an externally funded research program, and publish scholarly work. The candidate will also be expected to develop interdisciplinary research collaborations with allied research groups in sciences, engineering, and other areas.  Expected start date of employment is August 16, 2023.


Qualification: A completed doctoral degree in Statistics or a closely related field is required prior to the start of the appointment. The successful candidate must have a demonstrated record of or potential for research in statistical learning and/or statistical computation. Candidates should be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Statistics and have demonstrated commitment to campus diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. The candidate must have a willingness to work collaboratively with faculty and to mentor students from a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds.  Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.


Applications should include a cover letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research, a statement of teaching experience and interests, a statement of your experiences, contributions, and commitments to diversity, and at least three references, of which at least one addresses teaching ability.


Formal screening of applications will begin November 13, 2022. For a more comprehensive description and to apply, visit, select your appropriate employment status, and search for R-7431.


Inquiries should be directed to Yuan Wang,


WSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are strongly encouraged to apply.


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