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Job Opportunity in the Department of Mathematical Sciences

Posted Oct. 10, 2012
Kent State University’s Department of Mathematical Sciences currently has interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate programs in statistics. The department considers strengthening and creating new programs in Statistics among its highest priorities.

We invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Statistics.  The appointment is to begin August 18, 2013.  The salary and other conditions of employment are competitive.  Exceptional candidates may be considered at the associate or full professor level.

All candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in Statistics, or equivalent, or to expect to have received such degree by August 2013.

The duties will include conducting research in Statistics, sharing responsibilities in improving and enriching the existing statistics curriculum and developing new undergraduate and graduate programs in Statistics, Biostatistics, Computational Statistics and other related areas, and teaching courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

The candidates are also expected to support the established research strength of the department as well as to contribute to the interdisciplinary outreach of the department through joint projects and other kinds of collaboration. The university encourages the intra- and interdepartmental collaboration and various internal funding opportunities are available for seed projects.

Kent State University is a spacious, residential campus serving more than 42,000 students.  It is situated in a small university town within 30 miles of the major metropolitan area of Cleveland, Ohio.  The Department of Mathematical Sciences is in the College of Arts and Sciences and offers courses and programs through the doctoral level in applied mathematics, pure mathematics and statistics.  For further information about the department, please visit the web site

To apply for this position, candidates must first visit the Kent State jobsite at and complete an Academic Data Form.  All other documents should be submitted electronically through If electronic submission is not feasible, submission can be mailed to:

Statistics Search Committee
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Kent State University
Kent, OH 44242-0001

The full application should consist of an AMS coversheet (available through the American Mathematical Society at ), a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a publication list, a research statement, and at least three letters of reference.

Questions regarding this position may be sent to  Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Kent State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.