Assistant Professor of Statistics and Data Science

Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 12, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor of Statistics and Data Science

Department of Statistics and Analytical Sciences


Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor of Statistics and Data Science faculty position in the Department of Statistics and Analytical Sciences that begins in August 2021.


The candidate will be expected to teach a broad range of courses in applied statistics and data science at the undergraduate and graduate levels (specific courses may include, but are not limited to, time series, six sigma, applied categorical data analysis, and experimental design). The candidate will also be expected to engage in scholarly research, pursue external funding to support their research, and potentially participate in applied consulting project-based work.

Contribution to service activities within the department, college, university, Analytics and Data Science Institute, and professional community is also an expectation.


Qualified applicants will: 1) have earned a Ph.D. from an accredited university, or its

foreign equivalent, in Statistics, Analytics and Data Science, or a closely related discipline; 2) demonstrate effective teaching in their area of expertise; 3) be proficient in at least one analytical programming language (e.g., SAS, R, Python, or other similar); and 4) have strong communication skills with a diverse audience of academics and practitioners.


Ideal candidates will mentor undergraduate and graduate students in a research context and serve on dissertation committees. Candidates will be expected to work in a highly collaborative, fast- paced, interdisciplinary environment with students and faculty from across the university as well as with collaborative partners from outside of the university.


Candidates with a broad range of research interests are encouraged to apply. Candidates should be familiar with the research agenda of the university, which can be found at A record of peer-reviewed publications and demonstrated ability to work effectively in an inclusive, diverse, and collaborative academic setting is essential.

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs.

Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.


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Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.