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Tenure Track Faculty Position
Colorado State University, Department of Statistics

Company Information: The department currently comprises 18 faculty and over 100 graduate students in our MS, MAS, and PhD graduate programs, and has a network of faculty affiliates at nearby research agencies (National Center for Atmospheric Research, National Institute of Standards and Technology, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, among others). Our faculty members have a wide range of expertise and are involved in various interdisciplinary graduate training and research activities. Internal and external consulting activities of the department are supported through the Graybill Statistical Laboratory. Further information about the department and position is available on our web- page Fort Collins, located one hour north of Denver in a beautiful location along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, offers abundant recreational and cultural opportunities.

Position Title: Tenure Track Faculty Position

Duties and Responsibilities: The Department of Statistics at Colorado State University invites applications for a tenure track position in statistics. The appointment will be at the Assistant Professor level with duties commencing August 2018.

Position Qualifications: A Ph.D. in statistics or a related field and a commitment to high–quality research in statistics and excellence in teaching are required. The search is open to all areas of statistical inference for data science; for example, statistical machine learning, large-scale computational statistics, and other emerging areas. Applicants should have the ability to contribute to the development and teaching of statistical data science courses at all levels (see undergraduate course descriptions at, in collaboration with data science partners in Computer Science and Mathematics. Preference will be given to candidates with strong potential to continue the Statistics department’s tradition in interdisciplinary research and education.

The Department of Statistics is committed to diversity and inclusion and expects candidates to have the ability to advance the department’s efforts in these areas. Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

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Application Information: An application includes a cover letter, complete CV, graduate transcripts, teaching and research statements, and three letters of reference. The CV must address teaching experience. Application materials can be uploaded at Complete application instructions are available at that site.
Applications completed by November 15, 2017 will receive full consideration, but applications will be accepted after this date until the position is filled. Applications of semifinalist candidates, including letters of reference, will be made available for review by the entire faculty of the Department of Statistics.

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Application Deadline: 11/15/2017