Tenure-Track in Statistics or Data Science at Saint Louis University Position Announcement

Position Title: Tenure Track Position in Statistics or Data Science

Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty

Subject Area: Statistics, Data Science, or a related area broadly defined

Saint Louis University invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.  The area of emphasis is statistics or data science.  The position will begin in August, 2019.  Applications received by 1/4/2019 are assured of full consideration.

Ph.D. required in Statistics, Data Science, or a related area broadly defined.  The department seeks candidates with outstanding potential in both research and teaching, competitive for external funding, and who will contribute to the overall strength of the department. The department recently revamped its undergraduate statistics offerings so that students use R to interact with data in each course, and we seek candidates who are eager to incorporate technology and coding into their teaching.

Duties include:

  • Maintaining an active research program.
  • Teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses in statistics, with a typical load of two courses per semester for active researchers.
  • Eventual participation in the supervision of master’s theses and doctoral dissertations.
  • Contributing to the growth and direction of the statistics program and the new data science program.

Our department currently consists of twenty-six faculty members whose research areas include statistics, time series, machine learning, topological data analysis, and mathematics.  The department has undergraduate majors in data science and a concentration in statistics, and offers graduate master’s and doctoral degrees in mathematics.  The University’s medical school and school of public health offer opportunities for additional collaboration.  The department web page is http://mathstat.slu.edu.

Please apply via MathJobs: https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/12942.

Applications must include: CV,  statement of research interests, teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation (including at least one that addresses teaching).

Founded in 1818, Saint Louis University is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious Catholic universities. SLU, which also has a campus in Madrid, Spain, is recognized for world-class academics, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service.

Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.