The Department of Statistical Sciences and Operations Research within the College of Humanities and Sciences at Virginia Commonwealth University invites applications for three tenure-eligible faculty positions in Statistics to begin August 16, 2020. Two positions will be hired at the rank of Assistant Professor (F27930), and the third position will be hired at the rank of Associate Professor or Assistant Professor (F03870).
The Associate Professor will teach graduate and undergraduate courses in statistics and/or operations research, with possible collaborative teaching in related areas. Limited departmental service will be expected and professional service encouraged.
The Assistant Professor will teach graduate and undergraduate courses in statistics and/or operations research, with possible collaborative teaching in related areas. Limited departmental service will be expected
Candidates must have an established research agenda and a clear potential to secure external funding.
Candidates applying for the position at the tenure-eligible Associate Professor level must have an established research program and a national reputation in scholarly activity. Ph.D. in statistics, data science, operations research, or a related field required, and must be completed by August 15, 2020.
Candidates for a tenure-eligible Assistant Professor position can have research interests in any relevant focus. We seek candidates whose research programs balance methodological rigor with innovative work in application areas such as life sciences, medicine or engineering. Ph.D. in statistics, data science, operations research or related field required, and must be completed by August 15, 2020.
For all positions candidates must have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.
2 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: F27930 and F03870
About Virginia Commonwealth University
The Department of Statistical Sciences & Operations Research at VCU, where we offer a strong undergraduate and graduate education. We have an increasing focus on the development of cross-disciplinary efforts, to prepare our students for real-world applications and stimulating employment and career opportunities. Students will find an involved and dedicated faculty committed to teaching and research.