J O B P O S T | University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture and the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food, and Life Sciences
Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Agricultural Statistics
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture and the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas invite applications for a 12-month, tenure-track assistant professor position in Agricultural Statistics.
The successful candidate will develop a nationally competitive and collaborative research program in agricultural statistics, biostatistics, or data analytics that meets the critical research needs of the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station. Focus areas may include Design of Experiments, Generalized Mixed Models, Multivariate Analysis, Functional Data Analysis, Spatial Statistics, Survival Analysis, Longitudinal Analysis, Bayesian Statistics, Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Genetic Statistics but not limited to the above.
The position will contribute effectively to the unit’s teaching at the graduate level (possibly undergraduate honors level depending on the demand of the college). The successful candidate will be expected to recruit and advise graduate students pursuing degrees in STAN (Statistics and Analytics graduate program), supervise and co-supervise undergraduate and graduate research heavy on analytics, and secure extramural funding from a variety of sources, including Federal, State, commodity, private, and industry sources. Additionally, the position will engage in statistical consulting with faculty, staff and students from the Division of Agriculture and the College.
A Ph.D. in Statistics or Biostatistics is preferred. An individual whose Ph.D. is in a closely related discipline and who has an M.S. in Statistics and additional post-M.S. Statistics coursework may be considered. Interest in applied statistics and analytics along with excellent written and verbal communication skills and computing skills are required. Current students must have completed their degree prior to their starting date.
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