Faculty Search: Two Data Science Positions

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for two tenure-track/tenured faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor and higher, to begin Fall 2021, with emphasis on Statistics and Data Science, and related areas. A Ph.D. in Statistics, Mathematics, or a closely related field is required. Duties will include teaching three one-semester courses per year, conducting and maintaining a strong research program, writing for publication, advising students, and participating in department governance and university service. Competitive applicants at the Assistant Professor level will have demonstrated potential for research in Statistics and Data Science. Applicants at the Associated and Full Professor levels will have a distinguished research record.


Application materials should include a CV, list of publications, research statement, teaching statement, and four letters of recommendation with one addressing teaching credentials. Applicants may optionally include copies of past teaching evaluations along with their teaching statement. Applicants and reference letter writers are encouraged to submit this material using the AMS Math-Jobs website (https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/17296); however it may be sent directly to John McCarthy, Chair of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, at mccarthy@wustl.edu. Requests for further information should be sent to the Chair of the Search Committee, at search_chair-ds@email.wustl.edu.The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications around March 1, 2021, and will continue to accept applications until the search is closed.


Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those underrepresented in their academic fields. It is the University's policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or genetic information. Diversity and inclusion are core values at Washington University, and the strong candidate will demonstrate the ability to create inclusive classrooms and environments in which a diverse array of students can learn and thrive. For more information about the position or the department, visit https://math.wustl.edu/.


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