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Assistant Professor – Tenure Track at Baylor University

Baylor University, Posted: September 13, 2023

Baylor University seeks to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Statistical Science within the College of Arts and Sciences to start in the Fall 2024 semester. Details for this position can be found at Applicatons will be reviewed as they are submited and will be accepted until the deadline. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submited by October 23, 2023.

The successful applicant will join a dynamic faculty in advancing our core mission to provide quality statistics instruction at all levels; to make significant contributions to the discovery and dissemination of statistical knowledge; and to develop, within a Christian environment, ethical scholars, skilled professionals, and educated leaders who are sensitive to the needs of society.

We welcome applicants with academic interests in all areas of statistics but are particularly interested in research in biostatistics and data science.

The position is open to all qualified applicants with an earned doctorate in statistics or related area of study at the time of appointment.
     • Successful applicants will have evidence for potential for a highly successful research program in statistical methodology, statistical theory, or data science and will be expected to develop and maintain an externally funded research program with levels of funding similar to those of faculty in peer R1 universities.
    • Successful applicants will also demonstrate a commitment to graduate and undergraduate education along with an ability to collaborate with faculty and researchers in applied areas.

Please submit the following materials electronically via Interfolio:
(a) letter of application, (b) statement describing research agenda and funding goals (c) statement of teaching interests, (d) current curriculum vitae (e) copy of the transcript from highest-degree granting institution (unofficial copy acceptable for application; if the Ph.D. is in progress, a copy of the official transcript of completed Ph.D. hours should also be submitted), (f) contact information for three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation. Complete applications must be submitted by 10/23/2023.

Questions concerning the position should be directed to, Rodney Sturdivant, Search Committee Chair, at

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Located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is the oldest college in Texas. With a population of around 21,000 students, Baylor is one of the top universities in the nation, having been named an R1 institution by the Carnegie Classification in 2022. Baylor is also on the honor roll of the "Great Colleges to Work For" from The Chronicle of Higher Education. Baylor offers competitive salaries and benefits while giving faculty and staff the chance to live in one of the fastest-growing parts of the state. Our strategic plan, Illuminate, guides the University as we continue to live up to Baylor's mission of educating men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community.

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.