Full, Assistant, or Associate Professor - University of South Carolina

Department Description:
The Department currently consists of twelve tenured/tenure-track faculty and five full-time instructors. Current research areas of the faculty include survival analysis, Bayesian statistics, latent variable methods, semiparametric and nonparametric modeling, highly structured data, deep learning, functional data, stochastic processes, and statistical genetics. The Department has about 40 full-time graduate students and offers PhD, MS, and BS degrees. For more information about the University and the Department, see www.sc.edu and www.stat.sc.edu, respectively.

The University of South Carolina System (www.sc.edu) is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801), three regional comprehensive universities (Aiken, Beaufort and Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (Lancaster, Salkehatchie, Sumter, 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. The University of South Carolina's main campus is located in Columbia, the state capital, a city with lively downtown areas, abundant parks, a few rivers, plenty of restaurants and shops, art galleries and music venues, nearby hiking, and more.

Position Title:
Open Rank - Full, Assistant, or Associate Professor

Duties and Responsibilities:
The Department of Statistics at the University of South Carolina, Columbia invites applications for a faculty position in statistics and data science. This position is open at tenure-track Assistant Professor or Associate/Full Professor. 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.

Candidate Qualifications:
PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics, or a closely related field.

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. All applicants must submit an online application through the University’s employment system (USC Jobs) at https://uscjobs.sc.edu. Applicants must include a CV, a cover letter, research and teaching statements, and the names and contact information of three references. Direct link to posting: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/105975 Deadline for applications: Wed, 2021-12-01

Contact Person / Email:
FacultySearch@stat.sc.edu