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Assistant Professor - Data Science and Machine Learning
Continuing Lecturer


Assistant Professor - Data Science and Machine Learning

The Department of Statistics at Purdue University seeks to hire two tenure-track Assistant professors to begin in August 2018 in the area of data science and machine learning. Applicants with interests in novel computational and methodological approaches to complex data, as well as applicants with foundational interests in the computational theory for complex data will be considered.

The Department of Statistics offers a stimulating and nurturing academic environment with research programs in a broad-range of areas, including bioinformatics, computational statistics, data science, mathematical statistics, probability, and spatial statistics.  These positions will be split between the Department of Statistics (75%) and the Department of Computer Science (25%), joining other faculty with joint appointments in Computer Science or other departments. Further information about the department is available at http://www.stat.purdue.edu.

All applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Statistics or a related field by the time of employment, and be committed to excellence in research and teaching. Salary and benefits are highly competitive. Please visit https://hiring.science.purdue.edu to apply. A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.  Purdue University’s Department of Statistics is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity, and inclusion.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Continuing Lecturer

The Department of Statistics at Purdue University invites applications for two Continuing Lecturer positions beginning in January or August 2018. The position is non-tenure track and renewable each year without constraint on the number of years served. Duties will include teaching, managing and developing curriculum for statistics courses at all undergraduate levels, and at introductory graduate levels. Information about the department is available at http://www.stat.purdue.edu.

Successful candidates will hold a Ph.D. in statistics or related field with at least two years of teaching experience (which may include teaching experience as a graduate student teacher), including experience with web-based teaching, statistical computer laboratories for students, and modern statistical software packages. These positions carry competitive salaries and benefits. Please visit https://hiring.science.purdue.edu to apply. A background check will be required for employment in these positions.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled. Purdue University’s Department of Statistics is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Last Updated: Nov 30, 2017 2:00 PM

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