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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Positions
NC State University

Company Information: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. In addition, NC State University welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information.

Position Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Positions

Duties and Responsibilities: The position carries responsibilities for teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses, conducting scholarly research, advising students, and contributing to program development and scholarly activities in the department. Quality teaching and research leading to publications in scholarly journals are prerequisites for advancement. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate level courses in statistics. The person in this position is expected to develop or continue vigorous, nationally recognized research programs and is expected to serve as research adviser for doctoral students. The employee is expected to obtain/continue external support for research through competitive grants and to communicate the results to the biostatistics, bioinformatics and/or statistics communities by publishing regularly in refereed journals and by presenting at professional meetings and in other departments at NC State and other universities.

Position Qualifications: Must have a PhD in Statistics or Biostatistics.
Required Skills
Demonstrated commitment to academic and research excellence.
Successful applicants will have established a competitive independent research program, or will otherwise possess the clear potential to do so.
Candidates should possess excellent teaching skills.
Excellent verbal and writing skills are required.

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Benefits: The Department provides a dynamic environment for teaching, research and collaborations across disciplines. Inclusiveness and diversity are academic imperatives and are university goals. We are particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for students from underrepresented groups. The Department's location in the Research Triangle provides rich opportunities for interactions with industry; other universities, including Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and government agencies. Faculty enjoy collaborations with medical researchers at Duke, environmental scientists at the EPA research facility, pharmaceutical researchers at Glaxo-SmithKline, and software developers at SAS Institute, among many others. The Department is also a founding cooperator of the NSF-funded Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI), located nearby in Research Triangle Park.


Application Information: Applicants with interests and expertise in theoretical or methodological research in any area of statistics or biostatistics will be considered. Candidates with interests in modern methods of data analysis are especially encouraged to apply. The ability and desire to supervise graduate student research and to pursue excellence in teaching are essential. To apply, please visit or Please submit recent transcripts as part of the application process. Please upload the names and contact information for your three letters of reference at so we can track the letters received from your references. All reference letters will be made available for review by the departmental voting faculty.

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Application Deadline: 12/09/2017