Available positions

Statistics Department Head

The Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln invites nominations and applications for the position of Head of the Department of Statistics. IANR is seeking an innovative, dynamic, and collaborative person who will provide intellectual and strategic leadership for the department. We are looking for an effective leader who understands university teaching and research and who will be able to use their knowledge and skills to help the department maximize its impact. The incumbent will be one who appreciates the unique contributions of statistics and data analytics research and education and how faculty, staff, students, and stakeholders can work together to address the most important challenges facing industry and society. The successful department head will be a collaborative and inspiring leader who puts the success of the department above their individual accomplishments in the role.

Recognizing that diversity enhances creativity, innovation, impact, and a sense of belonging, the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) and the Department of Statistics are committed to creating learning, research, Extension programming, and work environments that are inclusive of all forms of diversity. Consistent with the University’s N2025 Strategic Plan, every person and every interaction are treated as important to our collective well-being and our ability to deliver on our mission.

This is a 12-month (calendar year), tenured, 100% administrative appointment. This position will be located in Lincoln, Nebraska. The department head will be appointed to a five-year renewable term, subject to satisfactory annual reviews and a formal reappointment review.

More information on the position may be found here: https://ianr.unl.edu/head-department-statistics and the full job announcement can be found here.