Assistant Professor – Statistics

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Job description

A&S Department of Mathematical Sciences


The Deparment of Mathematical Sciences in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Cincinnati is seeking Applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professorship in Statistics with research emphasis in statistical and computational methods for big data or related areas. The appointment will begin on August 15, 2018.

The Department has a strong graduate program, which includes MS and PhD degrees in statistics. The department is dedicated to excellence in both research and teaching. Statistics faculty in the department are involved in both methodological and interdisciplinary research. They have diverse areas of research interests, which include scalable Bayesian methods and statistical methods for massive or complex data, in general, and high-dimensional data analysis, statistical machine learning, uncertainty quantification, and analysis of network data, in particular. The job duties include maintaining an active research program in statistics, mentoring graduate students, teaching both graduate and undergraduate courses in statistics and related areas, and providing service to the Department such as serving on departmental committees. The normal teaching load for research-active faculty is 6 credit hours per semester with a 25% reduction for new faculty in each of the first 2 years and a reduced service role.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: PhD degree in statistics, or a related field with a focus on statistics, awarded by August 14, 2018.

How to apply

Complete an ‘Applicant Profile‘ and upload your CV/Resume. Officially apply to #23041 and include a cover letter, research statement which includes experience (if applicable) and plans, as well as a teaching statement which includes experience (if applicable) and philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. These additional docouments should be uploaded to the ‘Additional Documents’ section of this unique Requisition # 23041.

Review of applicants will begin on December 1, 2017. Inquiries concerning the position should be directed to, Dr. Siva Sivaganesan, the Search Committee Chair, or Dr. Shuang Zhang, Head, Department of Mathematical Sciences.

The University of Cincinnati is an urban, public, comprehensive Research I institution, committed to attracting, supporting, and retaining an academically and culturally diverse faculty. The University is located in a vibrant city with an active arts scene, national sports teams, and other opportunities for a satisfying work-life balance.



The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.

The University of Cincinnati offers students a balance of educational excellence and real-world experience. UC is a public research university with an enrollment of more than 42,000 students.