Assistant/Associate Professor (Statistics) at Arizona State University


The School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences at Arizona State University seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-eligible Assistant or Associate Professor in Statistics with any focus area.


General information: 

 The School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences, New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences ( at Arizona State University, is an interdisciplinary mathematical and natural sciences unit that encompasses statistics, mathematics, biology, chemistry, computing, forensics, and physics; it prides itself in interdisciplinary collaborations among these research areas. Successful candidates are expected to establish a vigorous, externally-funded program of research; to deliver quality undergraduate and graduate instruction in statistics, and to contribute service to the university and the profession. Faculty can participate in university-wide graduate programs.  The School is committed to recruiting and retaining students and faculty from groups that have historically been underrepresented in the sciences.


Required Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Statistics or a related field, by the time of appointment; evidence of an on-going research program in Statistics and a record of publication and commitment to securing external grant funding consistent with candidate’s experience; commitment and ability to work with a diverse student population.


Desired Qualifications:

Evidence of successful college/university teaching and course development experience; interest in establishing interdisciplinary research programs; practice guiding undergraduates in research and student mentorship; established collaborations with industry partners.


Instructions to Apply

Email application to Application deadline is November 20, 2017, and every Friday thereafter until the search is closed.  Complete applications must include 1) letter of application, 2) a statement describing teaching philosophy and experience, 3) statement describing current and future research plans, 4) statement describing commitment to diversity, 5) unofficial transcripts, and 6) curriculum vitae with your contact information, including telephone number and e-mail address, and 7) contact information (name, address, email, telephone number) for three professional references.   The requested material should be in one PDF document. Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.  Please reference Job# 12131 when applying for the position.


ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.


Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy, and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation’s fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.


Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. ASU’s full non-discrimination statement (ACD 401) and Title IX policy are located at and

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