Deputy Director, Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute

The Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) invites applications for the position of Deputy Director for a term of two years beginning July 1, 2017.

The Deputy Director will be a distinguished researcher who will provide scientific direction to the Institute and oversight of the SAMSI grant, and who will work closely with the Director on all aspects of the Institute’s oversight and program activities. The Deputy Director will also be strongly encouraged to pursue his/her personal research in conjunction with the SAMSI programs or independently.

Together with the Director, the Deputy Director forms the executive side of the SAMSI Directorate and are responsible for the administration of programs, human resources, financial operation and infrastructure. Together with the other members of the Directorate, they also share the responsibilities of the selection, development and implementation of SAMSI programs.

The appointment will be made as a member of the research faculty at North Carolina State University.

Candidate must have a minimum of a Ph.D. in Mathematics or Statistics or equivalent.

Qualified candidates should be mathematicians or statisticians with excellent management skills and research record. Proven administrative and operational experience is an asset. In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate a strong interest in further developing and expanding the mission of the Institute.

Additional information and a link to N.C. State University’s Job site for submitting applications may be found HERE.

Candidates are asked to attach a current curriculum vitae, letter of application, and contact information for three professional references. Informal inquiries may be addressed to Richard Smith, Director of SAMSI, rls@samsi.info. Review of applications will begin February 2, 2017 and will continue until position is filled.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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