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Indiana University, College of Arts & Sciences
Bloomington, Indiana
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Oct 18, 2023

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As part of an anticipated multiyear expansion, the Department of Statistics in the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University invites applications for two tenure track/tenured faculty positions at the assistant/associate/full professor level with an August 1, 2024 start date.

Applicants should have a strong record of research productivity commensurate with experience, teaching excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and a commitment to department service. The faculty hired will be expected to pursue external research funding. A Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics, computer science, data science, artificial intelligence, or a closely related field is required. Applicants with strong interdisciplinary interests are welcome. There is the potential of structuring synergistic relationships with other campus units into our formal offers.

Created in 2006, IU’s Department of Statistics currently offers both graduate and undergraduate degree programs and maintains the Indiana Statistical Consulting Center. Current faculty research interests include statistical learning, network analysis, high-dimensional statistics, spatial statistics, Bayesian inference, causal inference, with applications to neuroimaging, microbiome, genetics and phylogenetics, and human rights data. We are co-located with the Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering which is expanding its initiatives in Artificial Intelligence. More information about the department can be found at its website: The usual teaching load for tenured faculty members is 3 courses per year.

Applications received by November 1, 2023, will be given full consideration. The search will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Please apply electronically at PeopleAdmin:

Please address questions and correspondence to: Kelly Hanna, Department of Statistics, Myles Brand Hall E104, 901 E 10th St, Bloomington, IN 47408, USA,, 812-855-7828.

Application materials required include: (1) a cover letter addressing why you are interested in our department and providing information and specific examples about past, present, and future contributions to promoting equity, inclusion, and diversity in statistics; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) statements on research and teaching; and (4) three or more letters of recommendation with at least one addressing the candidate’s teaching expertise.

Before a conditional offer of employment with tenure is finalized, candidates will be asked to disclose any pending investigations or previous findings of sexual or professional misconduct. They will also be required to authorize an inquiry by Indiana University Bloomington with all current and former employers along these lines. The relevance of information disclosed or ascertained in the context of this process to a candidate’s eligibility for hire will be evaluated by Indiana University Bloomington on a case-by-case basis. Applicants should be aware, however, that Indiana University Bloomington takes the matters of sexual and professional misconduct very seriously.

The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. Women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. IU is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples.


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