Head, Department of Statistics


Texas A&M University
Department of Statistics

A national search is underway to identify outstanding candidates for Head of the Department and holder of an endowed chair of Statistics at Texas A&M University, the fourth largest university in the nation with an enrollment of over 50,000 students. The position will be hired at the rank of Full Professor. The Department has a strong tradition of theoretical and interdisciplinary research. Faculty members have extensive research collaborations with faculty in all ten colleges on campus.

The Department has 70 graduate students on campus with an additional 300 distance-learning M.S. graduate students, 150 undergraduate students, 26 research faculty members, and 13 academic professional track faculty. Further information about the Department, its faculty, and its facilities can be found at our website: https://www.stat.tamu.edu.

The Department seeks an individual with a dynamic and internationally recognized research program, a sincere commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, and proven leadership skills to be the Head. The Head reports to the Dean of the College of Science and is responsible for the Department’s administrative, budgetary, and personnel matters. Candidates for Head must demonstrate a vision for supporting, directing, and enhancing the goals of the Department. The position requires a Ph.D. in Statistics or a related field and a record of scholarship and teaching consistent with the level of professor at a major research university.

Any questions regarding this position may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Bani Mallick at headsearch@stat.tamu.edu. Interested applicants should apply at academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13998. Applications will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled. The Search Advisory Committee will review applications as they are received, and the review will continue until the position is filled.

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity. The College of Science and the Department of Statistics are dedicated to the goal of building an inclusive and culturally diverse faculty and staff who are committed to teaching and working in an environment of academic freedom and equality of opportunity.