2 Positions - Associate Professor, Actuarial Science and Assistant Professor, Bioinformatics - Purdue University-West Lafayette in West Lafayette Indiana

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Purdue University-West Lafayette

West Lafayette, Indiana 47907

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Department of Statistics, Purdue University invites applications for two faculty positions beginning August 2015. Both hires will join an exciting, modern, and established department that includes applied, theoretical and computational statisticians.  Purdue Statistics offers a stimulating and nurturing academic environment with more than 35 tenured and tenure-track faculty members directing research programs in a broad-range of areas. Further information about the department is available at http://www.stat.purdue.edu

The first position is at the level of Associate Professor (with tenure) rank in the area of Actuarial Science.  Together with the Department of Mathematics, Purdue Statistics administers the degree granting Actuarial Sciences Program to over 300 undergraduates.  The Actuarial Science Program has an established relationship with the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering (RCHE; http://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/rche/).  Both faculty and students are uniquely positioned to take advantage of the healthcare focused research opportunities, as well as the environment that RCHE has to offer.  All applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Statistics or a related field, have an established research program in Actuarial Science, be committed to excellence in teaching, and have demonstrated excellence in collaborative research involving undergraduates. Additionally, the successful candidate is expected to hold or pursue actuarial credentials (Associate or Fellow) bestowed by the Society of Actuaries, Casualty Actuarial Society, Canadian Institute of Actuaries, Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (UK), or Institute of Actuaries of Australia.  Responsibilities included conducting advanced research in statistics and teach undergraduate and graduate level courses.

The second position is at the level of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in the area of statistical bioinformatics.  This hire will join a well-established group of statistical bioinformaticians working in a diverse range of areas.  Purdue Statistics is dedicated to bringing forward thinking, up-to-date novel statistical solutions and computing to relevant biological problems of societal concern.  All applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Statistics or a related field, be committed to excellence in teaching, and have demonstrated strong potential for excellence in statistical bioinformatics research, collaboration, and consulting.  Responsibilities include conducting advanced research in Statistics and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. 

Salary and benefits are highly competitive. For all positions in Statistics, please visit http://www.stat.purdue.edu/hiring/ to apply.  Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.  A background check will be required for employment in this position.  Purdue is a dual career friendly employer.  Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. 

Keyword Phrases

  • Actuarial Science
  • Bioinformatics
  • Statistics
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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