Requisition ID:  25265

Professor Visiting Assistant

Job Summary

Visiting Assistant Professors in Statistics

The Department of Statistics in the College of Science at Purdue University invites applications for multiple Visiting Assistant Professor positions beginning in the Fall 2023 or Spring 2024. All applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Statistics or a related field, and be committed to excellence in teaching. A successful applicant is expected to teach three sections of no more than two courses per semester to both graduate and undergraduate students. 


College and Department

These positions come at a time of dynamic leadership and with significant investment in the College of Science, which comprises the computing, physical, and life sciences at Purdue. The College has committed significant investment in Data Science and provides highly competitive start-up packages in Statistics. The Department’s teaching and research activities cover a broad range of topics integral to modern statistics (theoretical, methodological, computational, and applied), probability, and data science, as well as connections to computational finance and actuarial science, machine learning and artificial intelligence, spatial statistics and environmental statistics, and statistical genetics and genomics.  For more information, see

Qualifications and Applications

All applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Statistics or a related field and be committed to excellence in research and teaching.  Interested candidates should submit a resume or CV, which includes teaching experience, and the names and emails of three references.  These references may be asked to submit a reference letter to the following email address:


Purdue University's Department of Statistics is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests, or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.


Purdue University, the College of Science and the Department of Statistics are committed to free and open inquiry in all matters. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values free inquiry and academic freedom.


Review of applications will begin on June 1, 2023, and will continue until the positions are filled. A background check will be required for employment.


Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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