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Requisition ID:  8040

Visiting Assistant Professor, Statistics

Job Summary

The Department of Statistics in the College of Science at Purdue University invites applications for multiple Visiting Assistant Professor positions begin Spring 2020 and Fall 2020. 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 be able to teach service courses 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 http://www.stat.purdue.edu/.

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. Submit applications online by visiting this link and uploading curriculum vitae, research statement, and teaching statement. Arrange to have three or more reference letters submitted to the following email address facsearch@stat.purdue.edu.


A background check will be required for employment in this position. 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 their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.


Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Equal Opportunity

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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