Assistant Professor - University of South Carolina

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Department of Statistics at the University of South Carolina, Columbia invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in statistics and data science. All research areas in statistics will be considered, and applicants with expertise in modern data science are especially encouraged to apply. Appointment will commence August 16, 2022.

Position Qualifications

Applicants must have a PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics, or a closely related field by the start date of employment, potential for outstanding research, and demonstrated evidence of excellence in teaching.

Salary RangeWe offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

Application Instructions

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2021 and will continue until position is filled. Inquiries about the position may be sent to FacultySearch@stat.sc.edu. Applicants must include a CV, a cover letter, research and teaching statements, and the names and contact information of three references.

Application Deadline12/01/2021

Email of Contact Person:  FACULTYSEARCH@STAT.SC.EDU