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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Forensic Statistics

Iowa State University


The Department of Statistics at Iowa State University is seeking candidates for an open-rank position at the level of assistant, associate, or full-professor. This faculty appointment will also be affiliated with the Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence (CSAFE). For more information, see

Responsibilities include maintaining a vigorous research program specifically in forensic statistics; undergraduate and graduate level teaching; graduate student advising; and professional and institutional service. For exceptionally well-qualified candidates, the appointment may be at the level of tenured associate or tenured full-professor.

A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in statistics, or a closely related discipline is required.

Associate Professor: In addition to the above, a candidate must have an outstanding research record as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications and documented teaching experience commensurate with University standards.

Full Professor: In addition to the above qualifications, a candidate must have an outstanding track record in obtaining external research support or equivalent experience at corporate or federal research centers.

Preferred Education and Experience:
- Demonstrated potential for superior achievement in research in forensic statistics. – Demonstrated ability to publish in top tier journals. – Experience that demonstrates the ability to secure research funding. – Experience that demonstrates the ability to teach effectively at all levels. – Demonstrated ability to work with scientists in other disciplines. – Excellent professional communication skills.

The doctoral program in Statistics is ranked as one of the top programs in the country and produces about 15 PhD graduates annually. The program currently has about 140 graduate students, 100 undergraduate majors, and 38 faculty.

The Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence (CSAFE) is an academic center reporting to the Vice President for Research, and is affiliated with the department of Statistics. CSAFE specializes in statistical research to advance scientifically sound forensic analysis in the judicial system. Further information about the department and center can be found at and

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