Assistant or Associate Professor

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Position type: Full-Time 9-Month
Department: 036900 - Mathematics & Statistics
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Faculty
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Department Profile:

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Area of Specialization:

Statistics or Biostatistics

Anticipated Appointment Date:

August 16, 2018

Tenure Track Status:

Tenure Track

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Teach undergraduate and/or graduate level courses. Develop a substantial research program in one or more areas of statistics or biostatistics. Provide direction and effective leadership for M.S. and Ph.D. students. Engage in departmental, university, and scientific community service functions.

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctoral degree, or a doctoral degree expected no later than July 2018. Demonstrated success in research and a commitment to effective graduate and undergraduate teaching.

ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):


Instructions for Applying:

All applicants must apply online at and attach a detailed curriculum vitae/resume and a cover letter addressed to Chair, Statistics Search Committee, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Mississippi State, MS 39762-9715.

For full consideration, please also submit transcripts, a summary of research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation.

To be considered for the higher level, please include evidence of experience in directing theses and dissertations and a statement on how your joining the department will help expand the Statistics group's profile.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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