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2016–2017 Academic Salary Survey

The 2016–2017 academic salary survey includes both faculty and nonfaculty statisticians and biostatisticians. We received responses from 59 institutions in the United States. The data included 1,034 faculty and 149 nonfaculty statisticians, with gender information.

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Additional Features, Technometrics Highlights »

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Volume 59, Issue 1 of Technometrics includes 11 articles covering topics ranging from design and analysis of complex, black-box computer simulations to algorithmic design approaches for customizing and enhancing key properties of physical experiments to anomaly detection in image and other high-dimensional data streams.

Additional Features, Member Spotlight »

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At age five, ASA member Mohammed Shayib fled with his family from their home in northern Palestine. Shayib went on to earn his PhD from Texas Tech and co-author Applied Statistical Methods. Read more about him here.

President's Corner »

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Because of its importance to every facet of life, many more people are exposed to statistical principles. Thus, says ASA President Barry Nussbaum, we have an opportunity, and indeed an obligation, to properly communicate statistical concepts and the rudiments of statistical reasoning. One way he is doing this is through Stats + Stories.

Columns, Consultant’s Corner »

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Consulting Corner is a new column launching in April. It is written for anyone engaged in or interested in statistical consulting and includes articles ranging from what starting a consulting business would entail to what could be taught in a consulting course.

Departments, Education »

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The ASA/NCTM Joint Committee on Curriculum in Statistics and Probability and the ASA’s education department encourage students and their advisers to participate in its annual poster competition.

Award Deadlines and Information, Member News »

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The National Institute of Statistical Sciences is seeking nominations for the 2017 Jerome Sacks Award for Outstanding Cross-Disciplinary Research.

Biometrics, Member News, Section News »

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The Biometrics Section is looking for volunteers to help chair a session at this year’s JSM. Also news this month are strategic initiatives, awards, and getting more involved with the section.

Member News, Quality and Productivity, Section News »

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The ASA Q&P Section’s 2017 Quality and Productivity Research Conference (QPRC) will be hosted by the University of Connecticut and held in Storrs from June 13–15. The theme of this year’s conference is “Quality and Statistics: A Path to Better Life.”

Additional Features »

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An AMA is a written online interview in which a subject-matter expert volunteers to answer questions submitted in real time by the members of a discussion group. ASA student and early-career members can ask professionals vital questions about making the transition from student to working life, building experience, assuming leadership, and more.

Member News, Section News, Statistical Learning and Data Science »

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The Section on Statistical Learning and Data Science announces its award winners.

Award Deadlines and Information, Member News »

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In October, the American Association for the Advancement of Science council elected 391 members as fellows. The new fellows received a certificate and blue and gold rosette as a symbol of their distinguished accomplishments. Fourteen are ASA members.

Member News, Section News, Teaching of Statistics in the Health Sciences »

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The Teaching of Statistics in the Health Sciences Section announces the 2017 TSHS Portal Innovation Challenge Awards. One award of $250 will be presented for the best contributed data set, and a second award of $250 will be presented for the best contributed teaching materials related to an existing portal data set.

Award Deadlines and Information, Member News »

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The Washington Statistical Society, National Association for Business Economics, and Business and Economics Statistics Section of the American Statistical Association are seeking nominations for the 2017 Julius Shiskin Memorial Award for Economic Statistics.

Member News, People News »

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News and information about members of the ASA highlighted in the March 2017 issue.

Award Deadlines and Information, Featured, Member News »

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Award Deadlines and Information for 2016–2017

Deadlines and contact information for ASA national awards, special lectureships, and COPSS awards

Cover Story »

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2016–2017 Academic Salary Survey

The 2016–2017 academic salary survey includes both faculty and nonfaculty statisticians and biostatisticians. We received responses from 59 institutions in the United States. The data included 1,034 faculty and 149 nonfaculty statisticians, with gender information.

Featured »

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2018 ASA Board of Directors Candidates

The ASA announces the selection of candidates for the 2017 election. Voting begins March 15 and May 1. Make sure to look for your ballots in your email inbox.