Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Statistics - University of Missouri-Kansas City in Kansas City Missouri

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University of Missouri-Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri 64110

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Missouri—Kansas City seeks applicants for a nine-month, tenure-track assistant professor position in Statistics, to start on August 15, 2016.  Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Statistics or Biostatistics by August 31, 2016.  While all research areas will be considered, statisticians whose research is focused on biostatistics or statistical bioinformatics are especially encouraged to apply.

Candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and must demonstrate strong potential to succeed in both teaching and research.  The selected candidate for this position is expected to contribute to the department’s efforts of enhancing collaborative research in the spirit of the University’s interdisciplinary Ph.D. program.  Responsibilities of this position include advising students, conducting research in statistics and/or biostatistics, teaching undergraduate and graduate statistics courses, and providing service to their field, the Department, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the University. 

UMKC is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to maintaining a diverse faculty and staff. UMKC recognizes that a diverse faculty, staff, and student population enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and the greater community.  In support of this objective, UMKC is committed to recruiting and retaining faculty, staff, and students who will further enrich our campus diversity and making every attempt to support their academic, professional, and personal success. 


Application Instructions: Applications are only accepted via online submission.  To apply, please go to the UMKC job postings website and search for position number 18216.  Please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), a teaching statement (and teaching evaluations when available), a research statement, and a list of three references (one of which should address teaching effectiveness) with their full contact information. 

Please have your references email their recommendation letters directly to the following email account: statfacsearch@umkc.edu.


Deadline: Review of applications will begin December 11, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

Keyword Phrases

  • Statistics
  • Biostatistics
  • Bioinformatics
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: 0-5 years
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 12/11/2015