Florida State University, Department of Statistics, Assistant Professor (3)

Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (Statistics) - 3 Positions

Job ID:  56158

Location:  Tallahassee, FL

Full/Part Time:  Full-Time Fall 2024

Regular/Temporary:  Regular

DepartmentDepartment of Statistics | College of Arts and Sciences


The Department of Statistics at Florida State University invites applications for three tenure-track Assistant Professor positions starting in August 2024. These positions provide opportunity for engagement with the large undergraduate program and vibrant M.S. and Ph.D. programs in Biostatistics, Data Science, and Statistics.

The successful candidates will join a faculty with research expertise including machine learning, high dimensional data, network analysis, survival and longitudinal analysis, Bayesian analysis, shape/object data analysis, causality and data privacy, to name a few, in a collaborative environment at a comprehensive, Carnegie R1 University. Responsibilities include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, conducting research, and student mentoring.


A Doctoral degree from an accredited institution in Biostatistics, Data Science, Statistics, or a related field with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching and academic research is required. Candidates with research areas in biostatistics, data science, statistics or related fields are encouraged to apply.

Contact Info

For questions about our hiring process, please contact Pamela McGhee, at pmcghee@fsu.edu.

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

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How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://hr.fsu.edu/facultyjobs. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.

The department will begin reviewing applications in December 2023 and expects to start on-campus interviews in January 2024. The application deadline is January 10, 2024.

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This is a Faculty position.

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

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