Assistant/Associate Professor of Statistics
Western Michigan University
Department of Statistics
The Department of Statistics at Western Michigan University
seeks candidates for a tenure-track, 1.0 FTE, academic year,
Assistant/Associate Professor position beginning August 15, 2022 on
its main campus in Kalamazoo, MI.
Job duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses
in statistics - including statistical computing/programing and data
science, advising students, conducting research, publishing in
peer-reviewed journals, writing and submitting grant proposals, and
service. Typically, 50% of the position is devoted to
teaching with the remaining 50% of the workload shared between
research and service responsibilities.
Minimum qualifications for the position are as follows: a
Ph.D. degree in Statistics or Biostatistics by December 31, 2022,
excellent oral and written communication skills, commitment to
excellence in teaching, and ability to maintain an outstanding
research program in statistics-related methodology. Preferred
qualifications are as follows: expertise in statistical
computing/programming using SAS, teaching experience as a sole
instructor of record, and a demonstrated strong commitment to
supporting the success of students from underrepresented
The Department of Statistics offers a Ph.D. degree in
Statistics; M.S. degrees in Statistics and Data Science (in
coordination with the Department of Computer Science);
undergraduate majors in Statistics and Data Science; and minors in
Data Analysis, Data Science and Statistics. In addition, the
Statistics department offers graduate certificates in Applied
Statistics and in Biostatistics.
Qualified candidates should apply online at https://www.wmujobs.org. Only
applications submitted through this site will be considered. The
appointment process at Western Michigan University requires that
each applicant submit a cover letter describing qualifications and
personal experiences/commitment to diversity, equity, and
inclusion; a curriculum vitae; a statement of research interests; a
statement of teaching philosophy; three current letters of
recommendation; and transcripts of all graduate work. Questions may
be directed to the search committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled but they
should be received before January 15, 2022 to guarantee full
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has
placed WMU among the 76 public institutions in the nation
designated as research universities with high research activities.
As articulated in the College of Arts and Sciences strategic plan,
we are committed to fostering a community of diverse, inclusive,
equitable and globally-engaged scholars, learners and leaders.
WMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and all
other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.