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Tenure-Track Faculty Position

The Department of Statistics at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for one or more open-rank tenure-track positions. The Department is part of the Eberly College of Science at Penn State, which accounts for over one hundred million dollars of research expenditures annually. A conservative analysis of the most recent National Research Council (NRC) data for basic science programs at research universities in the United States places Penn State Science clearly among the top ten. The Department of Statistics is a community of over 25 tenure-line faculty members and around 40 faculty members in total, with a strong commitment to fostering diversity, equality and inclusive excellence in a variety of research and teaching activities. Our research activity is both theoretical and applied, with collaborative ties to other departments in the College of Science (e.g., Biology and Astronomy) as well as other colleges across the university (e.g., Earth and Mineral Sciences, Engineering, Health and Human Development, and Medicine). We have strong ties with several Penn State Institutes (e.g., the Huck Institutes of Life Sciences, Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment, and the Institute for Cyberscience) that support and facilitate inter-disciplinary research. The University has also launched a multi-college data sciences degree program supporting positions in Statistics and other departments. Penn State is located in the center of Pennsylvania, in a valley surrounded by the Appalachian Mountains and state forestland. The adjoining town of State College combines many amenities typically found in large metropolitan areas with the benefits of a university town, boasting a highly educated population and excellent schools and services. Additional information about the Department of Statistics can be found at http://www.stat.psu.edu/. Informal inquiries about and/or nominations for this search may be directed to Prof. Murali Haran, Department Head, at mharan@stat.psu.edu. Interested individuals must apply online at both https://psu.jobs/job/88343 and at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/14033, submitting all application materials including a cover letter and a CV. We will begin reviewing applications on July 15, 2019 and we will continue to consider applications received after this date.

Apply: https://psu.jobs/job/88343

 

Instructional Faculty

The Department of Statistics, at The Pennsylvania State University, seeks to hire at the ranks of Lecturer, Assistant Teaching Professor, Associate Teaching Professor, and Teaching Professor depending on qualifications. The courses for which this position would be responsible for may range in level from introductory undergraduate-level courses to upper-level undergraduate courses and possibly graduate-level service courses for non-statistics students. The possibility of teaching in an online setting also exists. A Ph.D. in statistics or a closely related field is preferred; a Master's degree is required. We encourage applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds. Applications must be submitted electronically and include a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching experience and two reference letters. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions are filled. These will be fixed-term positions funded for one-year from the date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding. Additional information about the department can be found at http://www.stat.psu.edu/.

Apply: https://psu.jobs/job/80677

 

Short-Term Visitors

The Department of Statistics seeks to hire lecturers, instructors, and research positions throughout the 2019/2020 academic year as short-term visitors. Applications must be submitted electronically and include the on-line Penn State application, curriculum vitae, three references, and a publication list. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions are filled.

Applyhttps://psu.jobs/job/80641

 

Postdoctoral Scholar

The Department of Statistics, at The Pennsylvania State University, invites applications for multiple Postdoctoral Scholar positions in the labs of Dr. Le Bao and Dr. Runze Li. Potential research projects include (but not limited to) developing statistical methods and theory for high-dimensional data analysis with applications of understanding HIV epidemics. A Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, or directly related field at the time of appointment is required. The successful applicants will be expected to have a solid statistical background, research experiences showing independence and innovation, and demonstrated academic writing skills. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from the date of hire with the possibility of re-funding. Applicants must complete the Penn State application and must submit an application through Mathjobs.org (https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/13778) with the following materials in order for the application to be complete: Curriculum Vitae; Statement of Research Experience and Interests; Names and Contact Information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions have been filled. Informal inquiries about this search may be directed to Dr. Le Bao (lebao@psu.edu) or Dr. Runze Li (runzeli@psu.edu). 

Apply: https://psu.jobs/job/86502

 

 

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