The Department of Data Science at the University of Mississippi Medical Center invites applications for two open-rank tenure-track (12-month) faculty positions to be filled immediately. Candidates must have a PhD or DSc degree in statistics, biostatistics, computer science, or a related field from an accredited institution. Faculty members are expected to teach one to two graduate courses per year, supervise graduate students (in-person Ph.D. and MS programs in biostatistics & data science), conduct independent and collaborative research, and contribute to the service missions of the department, school, institution, and profession.

Opportunities are available to collaborate with clinical, basic science, and translational science researchers from seven schools on campus, multiple centers, and two well-renowned cohort studies (the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study and Jackson Heart Study). Researchers from all areas of biostatistics and data science are encouraged to apply, with preference given to machine learning researchers for one position.

To apply, please visit our careers website (R00033443) at….

Please contact Dr. Kedra Wallace ( with any questions.

About the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC):

Located in Jackson, UMMC is the state's only academic health science center. Our mission is to improve the lives of Mississippians by educating tomorrow's health care professionals, conducting health sciences research, and providing cutting- edge patient care. A major goal of UMMC is the elimination of differences in health status of Mississippians based on race, geography, income, or social status. UMMC encompasses seven health science schools (medicine, nursing, dentistry, health-related professions, graduate studies, pharmacy, and population health) with a total enrollment of approximately 3,000 students. We offer competitive salaries for academicians in a rewarding environment for career development, situated in a region with a temperate climate and a low cost of living.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Mississippi Medical Center provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The Medical Center complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.