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Assistant Professor in Statistics

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant Professor in Statistics
Requisition Number FE02733
Working Title
Department Name 8E130:Statistics
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education
Ph.D. in Statistics or a related field 
Required Related Experience
Demonstrated excellence in both teaching and research 
Required License/Registration/Certification
n/a
Job Summary
The Dr. Bing Zhang Department of Statistics at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky, seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor to begin August 2022. This position is open to candidates in any area of statistics, data science, and/or probability. A Ph.D. in Statistics or a related field is required. Demonstrated excellence in both teaching and research is required. More experienced candidates may be eligible to receive prior service credit toward promotion and tenure, as appropriate.

Applicants must include the following: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) teaching statement (upload as Specific Request 1), 3) research statement (upload as Specific Request 2), and 4) statement on Inclusivity (upload as Specific Request 3). As a department and university, we are strongly committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, and working environment for all. In one to two pages, applicants should reflect on their commitments, approaches, and insights related to inclusion, diversity, and equity. Also provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the academic profile. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

The selection process will begin December 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

The Dr. Bing Zhang Department of Statistics offers a stimulating and nurturing academic environment. The faculty are involved in theoretical, methodological, and interdisciplinary research. They direct research programs across a broad range of areas, including bioinformatics, computational statistics, nonparametric methods, applied probability, and high-dimensional inference. The Department annually enrolls over 50 supported graduate students pursuing PhD and master’s degrees in Statistics, specializing in mathematical statistics or biostatistics tracks. For more information about the Department, please visit http://stat.as.uky.edu.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. 

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. 

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Posted: 2021-09-15 Expires: 2021-10-16

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