Friday, Jan 27, 2017 Mississippi State University Department of Mathematics & Statistics to hire in statistics

Mississippi State is hiring in the area of Statistics. See the full advertisement below, or visit to apply.

Department of Mathematics and Statistics, College of Arts & Sciences, Mississippi State University invites applications for a tenure-track 9-month appointment with opportunity for summer employment in statistics. The applicant must have a doctoral degree in applied statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology, or related field, a commitment to effective graduate and undergraduate teaching, together with demonstrated success in applied research and statistical consulting. ABDs will not be considered. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers a B.S. degree in Mathematics, an M.S. degree in Statistics, and a Ph.D. degree in Mathematical Sciences. The successful candidate is expected to work closely with researchers in the Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine (DAFVM), being involved in interdisciplinary research and consulting in applied areas such as agricultural sciences, biological sciences, engineering, forestry and veterinary sciences. Position duties include teaching undergraduate and/or graduate level courses, developing a substantial research program in one or more areas of statistics, providing direction and effective leadership for M.S. and PhD students, and engaging in departmental, university, and scientific community service functions. Salaries are competitive and commensurate with qualifications. All applicants must apply online at and attach a detailed resume, transcripts, a summary of research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation, and a cover letter addressed to Chair, Statistics Search Committee, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Mississippi State, MS 39762.  The screening process will begin January 7, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. For further information visit or contact Dr. Prakash Patil at email:, Ph:1 662 325 7146. MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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