Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The Department of Statistics at the University of Georgia (UGA) has an opening for a one-year limited-term position at the Assistant Professor level, starting Aug. 14, 2015.  A PhD in Statistics, or a closely related field, is required.  The Department offers a vibrant research environment, with emphases in theoretical statistics, Big Data (genomics and neuroimaging), statistics education, and statistical consulting.  Teaching load for the year is six semester-long courses, three each term.  Some courses will be repeated from Fall to Spring.  Precise assignments will be in accordance with departmental needs, but may include a range of courses from upper-level undergraduate through beginning PhD.

In order to apply, candidates should send a current CV with a letter or email that expresses interest in the position to Ashten Goeckel (agoeckel@uga.edu). The department will contact leading candidates for additional information and application materials. Inquiries about the position may be addressed to Professor Paul Schliekelman, Associate Head (pdschlie@uga.edu).

For more information about the Department and the University, please go to http://www.stat.uga.edu. More information about the courses that the Department teaches can be found at http://www.bulletin.uga.edu/CoursesHome.aspx?Prefix=STAT.

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and to sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.