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Washington State University Assistant Professor of Statistics

by Ed Hagen last modified Oct 11, 2013 11:43 PM expired
The Department of Mathematics at Washington State University invites applications for a nine-month, full-time, tenure track position in Statistics on the Vancouver campus, at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek a highly collaborative individual with the ability to develop statistical techniques to apply to problems in biology, environmental science and/or social sciences. Area of specialization is open, however preference will be given to candidates with broad interest in biostatistics, environmental or ecological statistics, or statistics in the social sciences, and who complement strengths of existing faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences in Vancouver.


Interested candidates can learn more about Vancouver-based research at In addition, the Department of Mathematics has a strong program in Statistics; more information at

Requirements: Applicants must have a PhD in mathematics, statistics, or a closely-related field by August 16, 2014, and demonstrate high potential to establish an externally funded research program in statistics that includes mentoring diverse graduate and undergraduate students. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Position responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching in statistics, research and service, with research expectations and teaching loads consistent across the four WSU campuses. WSU Vancouver is located in Vancouver, WA, across the Columbia River from Portland, OR and offers significant opportunities for research and an excellent quality of life.

To apply, visit:

to view full Notice of Vacancy and to upload application materials.  Applications must include a letter of application addressing training and experience, a curriculum vitae, separate teaching and research statements, and up to three selected reprints of published or in press papers.  Three (3) letters of recommendation that address the applicant’s history of and potential for research, teaching and service are required.  The reference letters will be automatically requested and obtained from the reference provider through our online application system.

Review of applications will begin on October 21, 2013

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