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Tenure-Track Faculty Position

The Department of Statistics at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for one or more open-rank tenure-track positions. The Department is part of the Eberly College of Science at Penn State, which accounts for over one hundred million dollars of research expenditures annually. A conservative analysis of the most recent National Research Council (NRC) data for basic science programs at research universities in the United States places Penn State Science clearly among the top ten. The Department of Statistics is a community of over 25 tenure-line faculty members and around 40 faculty members in total, with a strong commitment to fostering diversity, equality and inclusive excellence in a variety of research and teaching activities. Our research activity is both theoretical and applied, with collaborative ties to other departments in the College of Science (e.g., Biology and Astronomy) as well as other colleges across the university (e.g., Earth and Mineral Sciences, Engineering, Health and Human Development, and Medicine). We have strong ties with several Penn State Institutes (e.g., the Huck Institutes of Life Sciences, Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment, and the Institute for Cyberscience) that support and facilitate interdisciplinary research. The University has also launched a multi-college data sciences degree program supporting positions in Statistics and other departments. Penn State is located in the center of Pennsylvania, in a valley surrounded by the Appalachian Mountains and state forestland. The adjoining town of State College combines many amenities typically found in large metropolitan areas with the benefits of a university town, boasting a highly educated population and excellent schools and services. Additional information about the Department of Statistics can be found at http://www.stat.psu.edu/. Informal inquiries about and/or nominations for this search may be directed to Prof. Murali Haran, Department Head, at . Interested individuals must complete an online Penn State application (https://psu.jobs/job/82299) and apply online through Mathjobs.org at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs, submitting all application materials including a cover letter and a CV. We will begin reviewing applications on November 1, 2018, and we will continue to consider applications received after this

Apply: https://psu.jobs/job/82299

 

Assistant Research Professor  

The Department of Statistics, at The Pennsylvania State University, invites applications for an Assistant Research Professor position. The chosen candidate will be working with Professor Dennis Pearl and other faculty with research interests in statistics education.  Penn State has a large offering of introductory service courses, courses for statistics majors, and a full set of online offerings allowing for robust studies of pedagogical innovations. Penn State is also currently the headquarters for the Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education (CAUSE: see www.CAUSEweb.org) and department faculty have been active in the development of new pedagogy for teaching statistics in both online and in-residence formats.  The successful applicant will be expected to develop an innovative research program in collaboration with Penn State faculty and staff and/or other members of the statistics education community globally. The position includes no teaching duties during summer or fall and will be assigned to teach two courses each spring semester (allowing those classes to be available to field-test innovative teaching and learning strategies). This is a fixed-term position with an initial appointment of one year and additional years upon satisfactory performance. Qualified candidate should possess a  Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, Data Science, Statistics Education, Educational Psychology, or other related fields at the time of hire. Interested individuals must complete an online Penn State application (https://psu.jobs/job/84721) and apply online through Mathjobs.org at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/13405, submitting all application materials including a cover letter and a CV. Review of applications will begin approximately February 15, 2019, and will continue until the position has been filled. Informal inquiries about this search may be directed to Prof. Dennis Pearl at dkp13@psu.edu.


Instructional Faculty

The Department of Statistics, at The Pennsylvania State University, seeks to hire at the ranks of Lecturer, Assistant Teaching Professor, Associate Teaching Professor, and Teaching Professor depending on qualifications. The courses for which this position would be responsible for may 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 from diverse backgrounds. Applications must be submitted electronically 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 positions funded for one-year from the date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding. Additional information about the department can be found at http://www.stat.psu.edu/.

Apply: https://psu.jobs/job/80677


Short-Term Visitors

The Department of Statistics seeks to hire lecturers, instructors, and research positions throughout the 2018/2019 academic year as short-term visitors. Applications must be submitted electronically and include the on-line Penn State application, curriculum vitae, three references, and a publication list. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions are filled.

Applyhttps://psu.jobs/job/80641

 

Lindsay Visiting Assistant Professorships

The Department of Statistics at The Pennsylvania State University is seeking applicants for the Lindsay Visiting Assistant Professorship, a Visiting Assistant Professor position created to honor the memory of our late colleague Bruce G. Lindsay and his commitment to the mentoring of young scientists and teachers. The Visiting Assistant Professors will receive very competitive salary and benefits, teach between one and two courses per year in an environment supportive of the latest innovations in statistical education, and conduct research under the close mentorship of prominent faculty in various areas of statistical methodology and applications. These include but are not limited to 1. Statistical methods for program evaluation in HIV epidemics, while adjusting for spatial and temporal confounders, under the mentorship of Le Bao (http://www.personal.psu.edu/lub14/); 2. Statistical modeling and computational methods for infectious disease models, spatial statistics, or atmospheric science, under the mentorship of Murali Haran(http://www.personal.psu.edu/muh10). The positions will also offer ample opportunity to interact with Penn State`s world-class faculty, postdocs and graduate students in various interdisciplinary and interdepartmental programs. At the time he/she joins the department, the successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in Statistics or closely related field and will receive an initial appointment of two years which could begin as early as August 2019. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter indicating their experience, interests, and which position(s) they are applying for, along with a CV and contact information for three references, through  https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/13506. In addition to the mathjobs.org application, Penn State requires all applicants to complete the application form at https://psu.jobs/job/85108. For more information, please visit http://stat.psu.edu/people/lindsay-assistant-professors.

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Job URL: https://psu.jobs/job/85108 

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.