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Tenure-Track Asst./Assoc. Professor Position Announced in Data Science at Baylor Univ.

Baylor University, Posted: August 26, 2022

Baylor University seeks to fill a tenured/tenure-track position at either the associate or assistant rank, depending on experience, in the Department of Statistical Science within the College of Arts and Sciences to start in the Fall 2023 semester. Details for this position can be found at Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by October 31, 2022.

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. The department faculty participate in a wide variety of applications, including pharmaceuticals, public health, biostatistics, environmental science, engineering, and sports analytics. The position includes a competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience and qualifications. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain a rigorous externally funded research program.

The position is open to all qualified applicants with an earned doctorate in an appropriate field of study at the time of appointment. The Department particularly encourages candidates with demonstrated interest in developing a research program in data science, modern statistical computing, or statistical technologies and methodologies. Example areas of interest include but are not limited to big data, machine learning, and R package/Python library development.

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 just 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.