University of Connecticut, Statistics

Position ID:UConn-Statistics-494371 [#16148, 494371]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Appl Deadline: (posted 2020/03/05, listed until 2020/04/20)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Statistics at the University of Connecticut invites applications for two full-time Visiting Assistant Professor positions to begin in August 2020. For more information regarding the Department of Statistics, please visit the department website at www.stat.uconn.edu.

The successful candidate will have exceptional communication skills and a strong commitment to instruction, advising, and mentoring. The successful candidate will teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The successful candidate will be expected to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their activities the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; contribute to the development of pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.

Founded in 1881, the UConn is a Land Grant and Sea Grant institution and member of the Space Grant Consortium. It is the state’s flagship institution of higher education and includes a main campus in Storrs, CT, four regional campuses throughout the state, and 13 Schools and Colleges, including a Law School in Hartford, and Medical and Dental Schools at the UConn Health campus in Farmington. The University has approximately 10,000 faculty and staff and 32,000 students, including nearly 24,000 undergraduates and over 8,000 graduate and professional students. UConn is a Carnegie Foundation R1 (highest research activity) institution, among the top 25 public universities in the nation. Through research, teaching, service, and outreach, UConn embraces diversity and cultivates leadership, integrity, and engaged citizenship in its students, faculty, staff, and alumni. UConn promotes the health and well-being of citizens by enhancing the social, economic, cultural, and natural environments of the state and beyond. The University serves as a beacon of academic and research excellence as well as a center for innovation and social service to communities. UConn is a leader in many scholarly, research, and innovation areas. Today, the path forward includes exciting opportunities and notable challenges. Record numbers of undergraduate applications and support for student success have enabled the University to become extraordinarily selective. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics, or related field and experience in teaching as well as in research is required.  The Department welcomes applicants from all areas of statistics. Communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience in applied statistics, applied probability, statistical computing, and closely related areas.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

The positions are full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2020.  The appointment for each position is for one year with a possibility of extension for up to two years. Responsibilities include teaching two undergraduate or graduate level courses per semester and conducting research.  No administrative or committee service work is required.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and interests.

TO APPLY

Please apply online via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16148 and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and research statement.  Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct three reference writers to submit letters of reference on your behalf.  

For more information regarding the Department of Statistics, please visit the department website at www.stat.uconn.edu.

At the University of Connecticut, our commitment to excellence is complemented by our commitment to building a culturally diverse community. 

Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. 

This position will be filled subject to budgetary approval.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
http://stat.uconn.edu/
email
 
Room 323, Philip E. Austin Building
University of Connecticut
215 Glenbrook Rd. U-4120
Storrs, CT 06269-4120

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