Academic Professional Track Faculty (Non-Tenure): Instructional Assistant Professor and Assistant Director of Training (TAMIDS)


The Department of Statistics (STAT) in the College of Arts & Sciences at Texas A&M University seeks one Academic Professional Track (APT) faculty position for appointment of Instructional Assistant Professor and will begin on August 1, 2024. This position also includes an administrative appointment as Assistant Director of Training with Texas A&M Institute of Data Science (TAMIDS). This is a non-tenure accruing, full-time, 9-month appointment. Duties and responsibilities for this position will be split 50/50 between STAT and TAMIDS.

Statistics duties will include teaching 3 courses per academic year for both undergraduate and M.S. level courses as well as committee service that will complement or balance teaching duties and/or curriculum development. Duties for TAMIDS will include an administrative appointment as the Assistant Director of Training, with an initial term of three years. The Assistant Director of Training will conduct training and educational research activities in Data Science under the direction of the TAMIDS Director and will be responsible for delivering and developing short courses in Data Science for workforce and skills development; co-organizing and mentoring within TAMIDS student training and engagement programs; as well as collaboratively developing research proposals related to these activities. This jointly supported position will help broaden collaboration between STAT and TAMIDS, and strengthen the STAT role in the ecosystem for Data Science and AI at Texas A&M.

Successful applicants must have a doctorate in Statistics, Data Science, or related field and previous experience in teaching at the undergraduate level is required. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, current CV, contact information for three (3) references, and a personal statement to include philosophy and plans for research, teaching and service, as applicable. To apply, please visit apply.interfolio.com/141165. Review of applicants will begin immediately. For questions, email inquiries to Dr. Alan Dabney, Search Committee Chair, at hiring@stat.tamu.edu.

Full Professor Position Available


The Department of Statistics in the College of Arts and Sciences at Texas A&M University anticipates one full Professor position with Tenure Review Upon Hire to begin in August 2024. This position will be a full-time, 9-month appointment. In addition to conducting outstanding research, the successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and supervise graduate students, and provide service to the profession. Excellent computing facilities are available, and highly competitive startup funding and starting salaries are anticipated.

The Department of Statistics has a tradition of outstanding methodological, theoretical, computational, and interdisciplinary research. Current faculty members actively collaborate with colleagues within the department, throughout the university, and at many outside institutions.


Completion of all requirements for a PhD/DSc degree in Statistics or a related field prior to beginning employment is required. The department encourages people from all areas of research to apply, and is particularly interested in expertise in the broad area of Causal Statistics or Decision Theory. Evidence of interdisciplinary research and focus on computational aspects is a plus.


To apply, please visit  apply.interfolio.com/131778. All applications received by December 15, 2023 will receive full consideration. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Please direct all inquiries to Dr. Anirban Bhattacharya, Search Committee Chair at hiring@stat.tamu.edu.

Interested applicants should include a cover letter, current Curriculum Vitae (CV), a personal statement to include philosophy and plans for research, teaching and service, as applicable, and at least three (confidential) professional references.