Assistant, Associate, or full Professor - Statistics

North Carolina State University

United States

February 6, 2022


Posting Details 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 Department Statistics 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.

Other Responsibilities

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.

Preferred Qualifications


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 references.

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 AA/EEO

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 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. 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.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How did you learn of this opportunity?
  • NCSU Website
  • NCSU Executive Search Services
  • Other Online Job Board
  • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
  • Job / Career Fair
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • HERC
  • Professional Journal
  • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
  • Professional Organization
  • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
  • NCSU Employee Referral
  • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
  • Other
  • If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you have (or will you have by date of hire) a PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics, or closely related field?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Application Materials Required

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact Information for References
  • Research Statement
  • Optional Documents

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