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Assistant Professor - Statistics/Data Science
Auburn University

Date Posted Oct. 25, 2022
Title Assistant Professor - Statistics/Data Science
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Mathematics and Statistics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2023
  • Assistant Professor
  • Statistics & Actuarial Science
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Auburn University is seeking to fill a nine-month tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Statistics or Data Science to begin August 16, 2023. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent research program in Statistics or Data Science, interact with and contribute to interdisciplinary research at Auburn University, advise and mentor students, and have a strong commitment to high quality teaching.

We seek applicants with research specialization in statistical learning, statistical methodology and modeling for big data analytics, and/or high-performance analytics. Evidence of interest in interdisciplinary research is desired. The successful candidate shall have interests that complement and enhance the department’s research strengths in the field.

The department has a PhD program and various MS programs, including a new MS program in Data Science. It has over 50 mathematicians/statisticians and more than 120 graduate students engaged in research in a wide variety of areas in mathematics and statistics. Auburn University’s strong research programs in a variety of areas present many opportunities for interdisciplinary research and for participation in its various multidisciplinary programs. Auburn University is an R1 University and one of the nation's premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. It maintains high levels of research activity and high standards for teaching excellence. For more information on faculty life at Auburn University, please visit:
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Applications must include a cover letter, transcript(s), curriculum vitae, a statement of research, a statement of teaching (and teaching evaluations if available), and a statement of contributions to diversity and inclusion. Candidates should also submit the names and contact information for three or four professional references. One reference must address teaching experience and abilities. For additional information contact: Dr. Peng Zeng, Chair of Search Committee, e-mail:

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