The Department of Statistics at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor to begin September 1, 2017. Exceptional candidates at higher ranks will be considered subject to additional approval from the administration. This is a nine-month appointment. A Ph.D. in statistics or a related field is required. Applicants are expected to have demonstrated outstanding research potential and excellence in teaching. Interests in data science are preferred. Applicants with such interests will be considered for appointment at the Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS). Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. 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 Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information, visit The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. For more information, visit