[Comp-neuro] tenure-track position in Statistics at Washington State University

Dimitrov, Alex alex.dimitrov at vancouver.wsu.edu
Tue Dec 9 18:21:05 CET 2014

Dear Colleagues,
Please, see the note below. We are looking for somebody working with big data in general, which of course can involve neural big data.

Best regards,

The Department of Mathematics at Washington State University (WSU) in Pullman, WA, invites applications for a permanent full-time tenure-track nine-month faculty position in Statistics at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 16, 2015.

Requirements:  A Ph.D. degree in Statistics or Statistical Sciences or in Mathematics with Statistics emphasis obtained by August 16, 2015. Must have strong research record in modeling high dimensional big data sets arising from diverse areas of science or engineering. Must show evidence of the ability to maintain a robust and well funded grant supported research program in Statistics or Statistical Sciences. Post doctoral experience of one or more years in developing methods for modeling and analyzing big data problems is highly recommended. Evidence of effectiveness in teaching Statistics courses at the undergraduate level is required. Unofficial graduate transcripts are also required.

Job responsibilities: Teaching, research and service. Teaching involves both undergraduate and graduate courses in Statistics or closely related areas. Research must include maintenance of well-funded individual or collaborative projects that include but not restricted to collecting, modeling and analyzing high dimensional large data sets in science and engineering. It is highly desirable to quickly develop interdisciplinary research collaborations with allied research groups in science and engineering. The successful candidate must strengthen the ongoing graduate program in Statistics by teaching graduate level Statistics courses, and by mentoring Ph.D. as well as Masters level graduate students. Ability and due diligence in rendering service to the department, college and the university is essential.

To apply see www.wsujobs.com<http://www.wsujobs.com>. The online application will require: Cover Letter addressing each of the required and recommended qualifications; Curriculum Vitae; Unofficial Graduate Transcripts; and Three (3) letters of recommendation. The three (3) letters of recommendation are required and will be automatically requested and obtained from the reference provider automatically through our online applications system. Screening of application materials will begin January 5, 2015, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Washington State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action educator and employer.  Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons of age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity, has faculty friendly policies including a partner accommodation program, and a NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant (see www.advance.wsu.edu).

Alexander Dimitrov
Department of Mathematics
Washington State University
14204 NE Salmon Creek Ave
Vancouver WA 98686
alex.dimitrov at vancouver.wsu.edu<mailto:alex.dimitrov at vancouver.wsu.edu>
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