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Tenure Track Faculty Positions

The Department of Statistics at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for one or more tenure-track positions, including at least one assistant professor position and the possibility of an additional open-rank position.  Penn State University has launched a multi-college data sciences degree program, and one of these positions is expected to support this effort.  For more information on this position please read: 

Apply: http://stat.psu.edu/positions/tenure-track-faculty-positions

Bruce G. Lindsay - Visiting Assistant Professors

In memory of Bruce G. Lindsay, The Department of Statistics has created the Visiting Assistant Professor Program. Visiting assistant professors will receive competitive salary and benefits, teach one course per semester, and conduct research under the close mentorship of prominent faculty members in the department. Successful candidates will hold a Ph.D. in Statistics or closely related field, and will receive an initial appointment of two years. 

Apply: http://stat.psu.edu/lindsay-vap


Data Ethics

The College of Information Sciences and Technology and the Department of Statistics are seeking applicants for a tenure-track position in data ethics. Candidates will take an active role in establishing a strong ethical component in the newly formed undergraduate major in data sciences. Additionally, candidates will assume a leadership role in data ethics research activities such as the NIH-funded Biomedical Big Data to Knowledge Training Program. 

Apply: https://psu.jobs/job/65662


Meteorology in Weather and Climate Risk Assessment

We invite statisticians with an interest in atmospheric science for a tenured or tenure-track position with the Department of Meteorology, Department of Statistics, and Institute for CyberScience. Successful candidates will be tasked with analyzing complex meteorological datasets to identify meaningful patterns within climate systems and assess associated risks. Applicants require a Ph.D. in atmospheric science, statistics or a closely related discipline.



Instructional Faculty

The Statistics Department is seeking applicants to fill the rank of Instructor, Senior Instructor, Lecturer or Senior Lecturer depending on qualifications.  Positions may be available during the 017-2018 academic year.  Appointments may be made for up to one-year fixed term positions, with renewal possible depending on the needs of the Department.  The courses for which this position would be responsible might range in level from introductory undergraduate-level courses to upper-level undergraduate courses and possibly graduate-level service courses for non-statistics students. The possibility of teaching in an online setting also exists. A Ph.D. in statistics or a closely related field is preferred; a Master`s degree is required. We encourage applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds. Additional information about the department can be found at http://www.stat.psu.edu/. Applications must be submitted electronically at https://psu.jobs/job/68003 and include a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching experience and two reference letters. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions are filled. These will be fixed-term appointments funded for one-year from the date of hire with the possibility of re-funding.

Apply: https://psu.jobs/job/68003


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