The Department of Statistics at the University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in the area of data science, starting August 1, 2020. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Statistics or a related discipline by August 1, 2020, and scholarly credentials must reflect a strong commitment to teaching and research in data science. Successful applicants are expected to develop a research program that will be competitive for external funding and to be engaged in the activities of the department.
To apply for the position, candidates should visit http://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/124481 and provide all of the requested information, including contact information for three references. At this site, candidates should also upload a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a research summary statement that highlights an interest in and contributions to data science research, a statement on teaching philosophy, and an unofficial copy of the graduate school transcript. Upon receipt of the application, the three references supplied by the applicant will be asked to submit letters of recommendation at the same website. Review of applications will begin on November 26, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. For more information about the department and the university, please go to http://www.stat.uga.edu.
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