Posting Number PG191068EP
Internal Recruitment No
Working Title Assistant, Associate, or full Professor - Statistics
Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate upon experience
Work Schedule Varies
Job Location Raleigh, NC
About the Department
The Department of Statistics at North Carolina State University was founded in
1941 by Gertrude M. Cox, and is one of the oldest and largest programs in the
country. The department offers a diverse set of programs including
Mathematical Statistics, Biomedical Statistics, Environmental Statistics,
Industrial Statistics, and Statistical Genetics. The Department of Statistics
is unique among Statistics departments in that it houses graduate programs in
Statistics and Bioinformatics.
The Department has 40 primary faculty members, most of whom are housed in SAS
Hall on the University's main campus, and more than 250 undergraduate and 175
graduate students. The primary function of the Department is to achieve
outstanding research, teaching, mentoring, consulting and collaborations on
campus and world-wide, within a cohesive and diverse department, where all
students, faculty, and staff receive fair and equitable treatment.
The Department provides a dynamic environment for teaching, research and
collaborations across disciplines. Inclusiveness and diversity are academic
imperatives and are university goals: You will be expected to foster an
environment that is supportive and welcoming of all groups. We are interested
in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse
backgrounds and have a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher
education for students from underrepresented groups.
Essential Job Duties
The Department of Statistics at North Carolina State University seeks to hire
multiple tenured/tenure-track faculty. All ranks will be considered. The start
date is August 16, 2022.
Applicants with interests and expertise in theoretical or methodological
research in any area of statistics or biostatistics will be considered.
Candidates with interests in data science, machine learning, and modern
methods of data analysis more generally are encouraged to apply. The ability
and desire to supervise graduate student research and to pursue excellence in
teaching are essential.
The position carries responsibilities for teaching, 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/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 statistics, biostatistics,
bioinformatics, or related communities by publishing regularly in refereed
journals and by presenting at professional meetings and in other departments
at NC State and other universities.
The incumbent will also be expected to foster an environment that is
supportive and welcoming of all groups.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Department Head.
Minimum Education and Experience
Must have a PhD in Statistics or Biostatistics or related field.
Other Required Qualifications
The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded
research program, and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in research and
teaching. The candidate should have a strong capacity to teach at both the
undergraduate and graduate levels, and the desire to mentor graduate students.
Required License(s) or Certification(s)
Valid NC Driver's License required No
Commercial Driver's License required No
Job Open Date 07/14/2021
Anticipated Close Date Open until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
In addition to your application please submit a CV, cover letter, research
statement, and the contact information for at least three (3) professional
Position Number 00108638
Position Type Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week) 1.0
Appointment 9 Month Recurring
Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather
Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events Non Mandatory - Emergency Event
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Department ID 178501 - Statistics
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age,
sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a
disability, or status as a protected veteran.
If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact
Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or email@example.com. Individuals
with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the
application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks.
Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree
is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to
have their degree equivalency verified at www. wes.org or equivalent service.
Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet
qualifications and receive credit.
NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all
employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons
hired to work in the United States.
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How did you learn of this opportunity?
NCSU Executive Search Services
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Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
Job / Career Fair
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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(Open Ended Question)
Do you have (or will you have by date of hire) a PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics, or closely related field?
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