Big Data / Data Mining / Data Visualization

Statistics: Tenure-track assistant professor, beginning in August 2015 to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in statistics; provide academic advising; conduct methodological and collaborative research leading to publication; supervise student research; serve on graduate examination committees; provide service to the institution. Require: doctorate in statistics, biostatistics, or closely related field by date of appointment; expertise in big data analytics, data visualization, data mining, predictive modeling, or statistical graphics. Desire: experience teaching face-to-face courses; experience teaching online courses. Applicants will be asked to submit cover letter, CV, research description, and teaching philosophy to Submit transcripts and three letters of recommendation directly to At least one letter must address the candidate's teaching ability or potential. Inquiries can be addressed to Screening of applications will begin November 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Chartered in 1809, Miami University is one of the oldest public universities in the United States and has an established national reputation for excellence in undergraduate education and selected graduate programs. The University is located on a picturesque campus in Oxford, Ohio, about 35 miles from Cincinnati and 45 miles from Dayton. The Department of Statistics offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in statistics; a joint Bachelor’s degree in mathematics and statistics; a joint undergraduate co-major in analytics; undergraduate minors in actuarial science, statistics, and statistical methods; and graduate certificates in applied statistics and analytics. A co-major in actuarial science is being developed. Statistics faculty members enjoy ongoing collaborations with researchers in sociology, gerontology, biological science, environmental science, journalism, engineering, computer science, business and other areas. The department’s Statistical Consulting Center provides collaborative consulting services to faculty, staff and students throughout the University. The department has active partnerships with nearby government agencies and industry to provide research opportunities, seminars and colloquia, student internships, and scholarships. Further information can be found at

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: Hard copy available upon request. Employment will require a criminal background check according to University guidelines.