Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Statistics - Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Case Western Reserve University
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
The Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Statistics at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) is searching for at least two tenure-track assistant professor in Statistics to begin in AY 2022/2023. Preference will be given to candidates whose research is in areas of statistics that complement and enhance the existing expertise in the department and who can meaningfully interact with the current group of statisticians, probabilists, and applied mathematicians in the department. This hiring is part of an effort to continue building a statistics group that collaborates with faculty in other fields, including, for example, data science, biology, physics, astronomy, biostatistics, as well as researchers in the Schools of Engineering, Management, and Medicine.
All candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Statistics or a related field by the time of the appointment, have demonstrated teaching/mentoring experience, and have a publication record appropriate to rank. Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of current and future research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and the candidate should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted directly by the writers, at least one of which should address teaching. In addition, applicants are asked to submit a statement explaining how they value diversity, equity, and inclusion within their research and discipline(s) and how their own scholarly work might contribute to structural justice inside and outside institutions of higher learning. This statement should also suggest how the candidate’s work, while as a member of Case Western Reserve University, will contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion and how moving forward they intend to foster a culture of diversity pluralism, and individual difference.
All application materials should be submitted electronically through the AMS website mathjobs.org. Applications will be reviewed upon arrival. All applications received prior to November 1, 2021, will get full consideration.
General correspondence about this position should be sent to Jenny Brynjarsdottir, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected]
Case Western Reserve University is located in the University Circle cultural district of Cleveland, Ohio, home of the nationally top-ranked Cleveland Clinic, internationally famous Cleveland Orchestra, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Cleveland Institute of Music, and the Cleveland Institute of Art. Within a five-mile radius from CWRU are the nation's second largest theater district, several professional sports teams, a wide range of musical, artistic, and culinary venues, recreational opportunities, and numerous diverse communities in which to live.
In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. As a recipient of the national Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award for the past nine years, CWRU has been recognized nationally as a leader in advancing equity and inclusivity. The university and the College of Arts and Sciences at CWRU are committed to creating an inclusive community where all are welcome, valued and heard.
Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216.368.3066 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.
Case Western Reserve University is the largest private research university in Ohio, with broadly based strengths in:
medicine, nursing, and dentistry;
humanities and social sciences;
mathematics and natural sciences;
CWRU is committed to achieving excellence in teaching, research, and scholarship.
CWRU was established in 1967 by the federation of Western Reserve University and Case Institute of Technology, which trace their origins to 1826 and 1880, respectively.
The University's 128-acre campus is the heart of Cleveland's University Circle -- the region's cultural hub, home of more than 50 cultural, medical, educational, religious, and social service institutions. University students and faculty participate in joint programs of teaching and research with several of their University Circle neighbors, including the Cleveland Institute of Art, University Hospitals of Cleveland, the Cleveland Clinic, the Cleveland Institute of Music, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Cleveland Play House, and the Cleveland Orchestra.
The academic programs of Case Western Reserve University are administered through its schools and colleges: -- the College of Arts and Sciences, Case School of Engineering , Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, School of Dentistry, School of Graduate Studies, School of Law, Weatherhead School of Management, School of Medicine, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.
CWRU ranks 12th among the nation's private research universities in federal awards to support research and development. It received more than $200 million in 1998-99 from government, industry, and private sources for research and sponsored projects. These funds support approximately 2,000 research and training projects.
University faculty work through one of the nearly 100 designated research centers and laboratories, many of which are interdisciplinary in nature, in addition to traditional departmental facilities.
Research strengths of the University include biomedicine (including cancer, neurobiology, pulmonary functions, genetics, biomedical engineering); materials (ceramics and composites, polymers, diamond, designed surfaces); sensors (industrial and medical); and interdisciplinary studies (aging, management of non-profit organizations, international health, intelligent systems, regional economics, technology management, and urban poverty).
CWRU enrolls 9,600 students -- about a third in undergraduate programs, and the balance in graduate and professional programs. Approximately two-thirds of all students attend full-time. Students come to CWRU from 50 states, the District of Columbia, and nearly 100 countries. About 70 percent of freshmen are in the top 10 percent of their high school graduating classes; nearly 90 percent are in the top 20 percent.