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Mathematics & Statistics

Assistant Professor — Statistics

The Department of Mathematics & Statistics at the University of South Florida seeks to fill a 9-month, full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in Statistics position on our main (Tampa) campus starting August 7, 2021. Salary is negotiable.

Minimum qualifications include a Doctoral degree from an accredited institution in statistics, mathematics with a concentration in statistics, biostatistics, or statistics-related field, with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service. Doctoral degree must be conferred by July 15, 2021. Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor. Preference will be given to candidates who have strong theoretical foundation in statistics, evidenced by a strong record of research with publications in highly-ranked statistical journals, interdisciplinary collaborative experience is a plus.

Applicants must demonstrate evidence of, or potential for, excellence both in research and teaching; previous teaching experience is preferred. The candidate hired to this position will be expected to teach effectively at both undergraduate and graduate levels, to maintain a vigorous research program, to seek external research funding, and to develop a satisfactory record of service. Required applications materials include: a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, statement of research, evidence of successful research and teaching. To apply, please visit for Job Opening ID #25381 and attach the required materials as a single document. Please have three recommendation letters submitted through Women and Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

The position is open until filled, but review of applications will begin on November 1, 2020.

Conclusion of this search is subject to final budget approval. According to Florida Law, applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public. USF is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Institution. For disability accommodations, contact Denise Marks at (813-974-9747), a minimum of five working days in advance.