The Department of Statistics at The George Washington University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin in Spring 2013 or Fall 2013 depending on availability. This position seeks candidates with strong training in probability and statistics and demonstrated interest in developing statistical methodology for Markov chains and their statistical applications. Candidates are expected to maintain a strong research program and teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
The Department of Statistics at The George Washington University is the first Department of Statistics in a college of arts and sciences in USA, and is well known for its teaching and research accomplishments. The Department and the University provide a stimulating academic environment and collaborative research opportunities. The Department has 18 full-time faculty members, and offers the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Statistics; M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Biostatistics and in Epidemiology, in collaboration with the School of Public Health and Health Services; a Graduate Certificate in Survey Design and Data Analysis, and a Graduate Certificate in Applied Quantitative Risk Analysis. Applicants are encouraged to visit http://departments.columbian.gwu.edu/statistics/ and for further information about the department, and research at GWU.
The department’s location in the nation’s capital offers unique cultural and professional opportunities. Major government agencies such as NIH, NIST, FDA, Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, NSF, Federal Reserve Board, research institutions and private companies are located in close proximity and offer exceptional opportunities for research collaboration and research funding to statisticians.
Basic Qualifications: All applicants must possess a PhD in statistics and demonstrated teaching excellence indicated by research presentations and teaching assessments, and commitment to scholarly research as evidenced by publication in scholarly journals or scholarly works in progress.
Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2012 and will continue until position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. To be considered, complete an online faculty application at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/10427 and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, sample research publications or works in process. In addition please send three letters of recommendation to
Department of Statistics
George Washington University
Washington, DC 20052.
The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.