Assistant Professor

Mississippi, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 13, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Function:

Teaching, service, and research in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

Salary Grade : UC

Please see Staff Compensation Structure or Skilled Crafts and Service Maintenance Compensation Schedule for salary ranges. For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Department Profile:

See the departmental website located at

Anticipated Appointment Date:

August 16, 2021

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, provide direction and effective leadership for M.S. and Ph.D. students, and engage in departmental, university and scientific community service functions.

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctoral degree, or a doctoral degree expected no later than July 2021 in Statistics. Commitment to effective graduate and undergraduate teaching. Demonstrated success in research.

ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):


Preferred Qualifications:

Focus on data science, data analytics, or informatics.

Instructions for Applying:

Link to apply:

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, PO Box MA, Mississippi State, MS 39762-9715.
For full consideration, please submit transcripts, a summary of research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation..
Any social security numbers included on requested transcripts should be redacted prior to submitting online.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable 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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