Department of Statistics, College of Arts and Science (primary) and Center for Biomedical Informatics, School of Medicine (secondary)
The Department of Statistics at the University of Missouri in conjunction with the Center for Biomedical Informatics invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor. We seek creative statisticians with a strong methodological foundation who have a demonstrated commitment to creating new approaches, theoretically sound methods, computational means and tools that can tackle challenging biomedical and translational precision medicine questions arising in this era of 'big data' integrated from heterogeneous domains. The Department of Statistics and School of Medicine offer a unique opportunity with the Program of Statistical Translational Precision Medicine housed in the School of Medicine's Center for Biomedical Informatics (CBMI). The program includes a wide collection of multidisciplinary teams that seek to address a diverse set of problems. CBMI has created a supportive and interactive environment for researchers with quantitative and theoretical skills to work collaboratively - and lead - strong collaborative opportunities at the SOM affiliate hospitals and clinics. The successful candidate will have primary appointment in the Department of Statistics and will participate in the Department of Statistics educational programs and the SOM graduate programs with their established record of attracting extraordinary graduate students.
The tenure and administrative home for this faculty position resides solely in the Department of Statistics.
Applicants from all areas of statistics are encouraged to apply. A doctorate in statistics, biostatistics or related field at the time of appointment is required. The ideal candidate will have a record of excellence in teaching, outstanding research potential, and excellent communication skills.
The review of applicants will begin on October 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. A pply online through Mathjobs.org at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs , submitting all application materials including a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, contact information for three reference letters, and a diversity statement that describes the candidate's experiences, commitment, and goals in regards to incorporating an understanding of diversity/multiculturalism in research, teaching, and mentoring.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.
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