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Send electronic versions of vitae, academic transcript, statement of current and future research plans, statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence, selected publications, and arrange to have three recommendation letters sent to

Job Summary

The Department of Statistics at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor to begin September 1, 2019.  Exceptional candidates at higher ranks will be considered subject to additional approval from the administration. This is a nine-month appointment. For more information, visit

Required Qualifications*

A Ph.D. in statistics or a related field is required. Applicants are expected to have demonstrated outstanding research potential and excellence in teaching. Candidates in all areas will be considered.

Additional Information

The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks.  Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Mission Statement

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.  The University of Michigan is committed to foster learning, creativity and productivity, and to support the vigorous exchange of ideas and information, not only in the classroom but in the workplace by: 

  • Creating a work environment in which people treat each other with respect and dignity, regardless of roles, responsibilities or differences. 
  • Providing support, direction and resources enabling us to accomplish the responsibilities of our jobs and to reach the goals that are set for professional and personal growth.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

We also encourage applications to the LSA Collegiate Fellows program with the deadline of October 1, 2018; see for more information.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.