The Department of Statistics at the University of South Carolina, Columbia invites applications for two faculty positions in statistics and data science. One position will be at the tenure-track Assistant Professor rank, while the other position’s rank will be open (tenure-track Assistant Professor or Associate/Full Professor). All research areas in statistics will be considered, and applicants with expertise in modern data science are especially encouraged to apply. Appointments for both positions will commence August 16, 2022.
The University of South Carolina System (www.sc.edu) is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801), three regional comprehensive universities (Aiken, Beaufort and Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (Lancaster, Salkehatchie, Sumter, Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment. The University of South Carolina's main campus is located in Columbia, the state capital, a city with lively downtown areas, abundant parks, a few rivers, plenty of restaurants and shops, art galleries and music venues, nearby hiking, and more.
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2021 and will continue until both positions are filled. Inquiries about the positions may be sent to FacultySearch@stat.sc.edu. All applicants must submit an online application through the University’s employment system (USC Jobs) at https://uscjobs.sc.edu. Applicants must include a CV, a cover letter, research and teaching statements, and the names and contact information of three references. Applicants may apply at:
Additional Salary Information: We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.
About University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina’s main campus is located in the state capital, close to mountains and coast. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has designated the University as one of only 40 public institutions with “very high research activity”. The Carnegie Foundation also lists USC as having strong community engagement. The University has over 31,000 students on the main campus, more than 300 degree programs, and a nationally-ranked library system that includes one of the nation’s largest public film archives. Columbia, the capital of South Carolina, is the center of an increasingly sophisticated greater metropolitan area with a population of over 800,000.