University of Maryland Baltimore County — Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Statistics


The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Statistics at the rank of Assistant Professor starting in the Fall of 2020.

The successful candidate should have a PhD in statistics, biostatistics or data sciences and is expected to maintain an active independent research program with a strong potential for obtaining external funding, teach graduate and undergraduate courses with a commitment to excellence in teaching, advise undergraduate and graduate students, and contribute to the service component of the department, university, and profession.

The Department offers BS, MS and PhD degrees in applied mathematics and in statistics. For more information, visit our web site ( The departmental culture encourages research collaboration, with a strong emphasis to involve undergraduate as well as graduate students in the research activities. The department’s PhD program also has a biostatistics track, in partnership with University of Maryland’s School of Medicine and Greenbaum Cancer Center.

UMBC is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Research University with high research activity (RU/H). It is located in the Baltimore-Washington corridor near major medical schools The statistics faculty at UMBC actively interact with federal agencies such as the Census Bureau, FDA, NIH and EPA, that afford extensive opportunities for research collaboration.

UMBC is dedicated to training underrepresented scholars at the undergraduate and graduate level through the MARC-U Star, Meyerhoff, and other scholars programs. UMBC is especially proud of the diversity of its student body and the department seeks to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position as part of our strong commitment to increasing faculty diversity (

The UMBC community redefines excellence in higher education through an inclusive culture that connects innovative teaching and learning, research across disciplines, and civic engagement. UMBC and the mathematics and statistics department strive to advance knowledge, economic prosperity, and social justice by welcoming and inspiring inquisitive minds from all backgrounds. The successful candidate will join a department with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence, and will be expected to contribute actively to these efforts (

A complete application should include a cover letter, C.V., summary of current research program, teaching statement, three letters of reference, and a personal statement on commitment to diversity and inclusion. All application materials should be submitted at Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, submit application materials by January 31, 2020 (application materials will be accepted until the position is filled).

UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.