The Department of Statistics at the University of Georgia

The Department of Statistics at the University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track
position at the rank of assistant professor in statistics, starting August 2017. Applicants must
have a Ph.D. degree in Statistics or a closely related discipline by August 1, 2017, and scholarly
credentials must reflect a strong commitment to teaching and research in statistics. Successful
applicants are expected to develop a research program that will be competitive for external
funding. To apply for the position, candidates should visit
http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/1246 and provide all of the requested information. At this
site, candidates should also upload a single PDF file consisting of an application letter, a
curriculum vita, a research summary statement that highlights an interest in and contributions to
statistical research, a statement on teaching philosophy, and a copy of the graduate school
transcript. Upon receipt of the application, the three references supplied by the applicant will be
asked to submit letters of recommendation at the same website. Applications received by January
2, 2017, will receive full consideration. For more information about the department and the
university, please go to http://www.stat.uga.edu
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. The
Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are
committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and
learning environment that is inclusive.
Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities
(exploregeorgia.org). UGA is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 90 miles
northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (www.visitathensga.com; http://www.uga.edu). UGA typically
ranks in the top 25 on national rankings of public research universities
(http://www.uga.edu/profile/pride/rankings/ ) and Athens, Georgia is frequently ranked as one of
the best places to live in the US; http://athensclarkecounty.com/82/Accolades

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