Assistant Professor of Statistics
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Oakland University invitesapplications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Statistics in Applied Statistics, beginning Fall Semester 2021. Applicants with speciality in all areas of Applied Statistics, including but not limited to Data Science, Bayesian Statistics and Biostatistics are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate should have the necessary training to teach a variety of theoretical and applied statistics courses at undergraduate to PhD levels and must be conversant with computational aspects of the related topics. Responsibilities of this position include teaching, research, contribution to the Department's programs and other services. For this appointment, candidates must have a Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, Data Science or Applied Mathematics with concentration in Statistics, or in a closely related discipline (or its requirements completed) by August 15, 2021.The primary selection criteria will be the applicant's potential for effective teaching (both at undergraduate and graduate level), quality research, and potential of effective service to the department, the College of Arts and Sciences, the university and to the profession. Amongst applicants who are found qualified with respect to these criteria, preference will be given to those who can fulfill the Department's current instructional needs in Applied Statistics and those with strong research collaboration potential with members of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Candidates must demonstrate experience with, or a commitment to diversity and inclusion. Due to the current circumstances under COVID19 pandemic, we may use a nontraditional interviewing process, and the successful candidate may be expected to teach online courses and conduct other university business online depending on the university's response to this pandemic.Ph.D. in Applied Statistics, Statistics, Biostatistics, Data Science or Applied Mathematics with concentration in Statistics, or in a closely related discipline (or its requirements completed) by August 15, 2021.