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2018–2019 Academic Salary Survey

The 2018–2019 academic salary survey includes both faculty and nonfaculty statisticians and biostatisticians. We received responses from 66 institutions in the United States. The data include 996 faculty and 208 nonfaculty statisticians, with gender information. The quartiles and 90th percentile for relevant categories are provided in the summary tables.

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President's Corner »

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In her latest column, Karen Kafadar discusses how to communicate the importance of statistical inference and the proper interpretation of p-values.

Additional Features »

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The American Statistical Association hosted a booth at the annual American School Counselor’s Association conference in Los Angeles July 14–17, 2018, to promote the practice and profession of statistics among a group of approximately 3,000 K–12 school counseling professionals.

Award Deadlines and Information, Member News »

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Nominations for the 2019 Raymond J. Carroll Young Investigator Award are being accepted.

Member News, People News »

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The 2020 recipient of the Waksberg Award is Roger Tourangeau, who will receive an honorarium and publish his paper in Survey Methodology.

Biometrics, Member News, Section News »

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The Biometrics Section lists the JSM 2019 short courses it is cosponsoring.

Award Deadlines and Information, Member News »

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The AAAS IF/THEN Ambassadors program brings together 100 women from a variety of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics careers to serve as high-profile role models for middle-school girls.

Member News, Quality and Productivity, Section News »

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The Quality and Productivity Section will host two contributed sessions at JSM 2019.

Departments, Meetings »

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For this year’s JSM late-breaking session, members of the Committee on Meetings chose a panel session reporting on the NSF workshop, “Statistics at a Crossroads: Challenges and Opportunities in the Data Science Era.”

Member News, People News »

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Harvard Biostatistics welcomes two assistant professors: Rachel Nethery and Briana Stephenson.

Member News, People News »

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The Washington Statistical Society and RTI International recently selected Courtney Kennedy, director of survey research at the Pew Research Center, as the 2019 recipient of the Gertrude M. Cox Award.

Government Statistics, Member News, Section News »

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The Government Statistics Section will host a mentoring roundtable at JSM 2019.

Chapter News, Member News, Philadelphia »

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The Philadelphia Chapter’s Annual Spring Welcome Gathering was held March 29.

Member News, Physical and Engineering Sciences, Section News »

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The Physical and Engineering Sciences Section will sponsor three invited and two topic-contributed sessions at JSM in Denver.

Chapter News, Member News, student chapters »

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The undergraduate members of George Mason University attended this year’s DC DataFest.

Additional Features »

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Statistics Surveys is an online, open-access, refereed journal publishing overview or introductory articles on topics in statistics and data science.

Member News, Section News, Survey Research Methods »

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The Survey Research Methods Section will have a full program at the Joint Statistical Meetings while sponsoring or co-sponsoring 13 invited sessions, 18 topic-contributed sessions, seven contributed sessions, and three speed sessions.

Chapter News, Member News, North Carolina »

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More than 75 statistics professionals and students attended the inaugural North Carolina Chapter Career Information Fair in April.

Additional Features »

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ASA President Karen Kafadar convened the initial ASA Board meeting of 2019 at the ASA headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia. Here are the highlights.

Member News, People News »

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Dick DeVeaux visited the department of mathematical sciences at West Point and gave a talk titled, “Data Science for All!! Sure! But When, Where, How, and Why?”

Award Deadlines and Information, Featured, Member News »

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Deadlines and Contact Information for ASA National Awards, Special Lectureships, and COPSS Awards

The ASA’s extensive awards program recognizes statisticians who have made outstanding contributions through research, teaching, consulting, and service to the association and statistical profession. The annual awards listing contains important 2018-2019 award deadline and contact information.

Additional Features, Featured »

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Speed, One-Time Mentoring Offer Quick Connections

Speed and one-time mentoring are alternatives that can provide students and young professionals a chance to quickly connect with more advanced career professionals in informal, small-group settings.

Cover Story »

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2018–2019 Academic Salary Survey

The 2018–2019 academic salary survey includes both faculty and nonfaculty statisticians and biostatisticians. We received responses from 66 institutions in the United States. The data include 996 faculty and 208 nonfaculty statisticians, with gender information. The quartiles and 90th percentile for relevant categories are provided in the summary tables.

Additional Features, Staff Spotlight »

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Meet the ASA’s newest member of the meetings department, Kristin Mohebbi.