The Department of Statistics invites applications for instructors, lecturers, teaching track assistant/associate/full professors and clinical track assistant/associate/full professors. Some areas of emphasis include statistical methods for data science, statistical machine learning, computational statistics and informatics.  A particular area of emphasis is candidates who can teach modern statistical computing, including its application to big data. Candidates in all statistical and computing specialties are invited to apply for these positions.

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Applicants for Instructor must have an Master's degree and applicants for Lecturer and Teaching/Clinical Professor must have a Phd by the time of appointment. These degrees should be in statistics, biostatistics, computer science, data science, engineering or a related field and candidates should demonstrate experience and the ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate (master’s) level. Applicants for teaching and clinical faculty positions must demonstrate a commitment to applied or pedagogical research, excellent teaching and professional development of students and professional experience commensurate with the rank being sought.  Successful candidates for Teaching Track and Clinical Track Professor are expected to establish and maintain an active and independent research program and provide service to the department, the university and the profession.  The anticipated starting date is August 16, 2022. Salary is competitive.

Application procedures: To apply, please create your candidate profile at and upload your required documents, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, course evaluations (optional), and the names and email addresses (phone numbers are optional) of three professional references. Referees will be contacted electronically within 1-2 business days after submission of the application. Teaching and Clinical Faculty applicants must also upload a research statement and up to three sample research papers.  To ensure full consideration, applications must be submitted by February 15, 2022. Interviews may take place and offers may be made before the closing date, but all applications received by the closing date will receive full consideration. For further information, contact us at or 217-333-2167.

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College Name or Administrative Unit: Liberal Arts & Science

Category: Faculty

Title: Liberal Arts & Sciences:Instructor/Lecturer/Teaching or Clinical Track Professors,Statistics(158148)

Open Date: 01/26/2022

Organization Name: Statistics