University of Connecticut, Statistics

Position ID:UConn-Statistics-494477 [#16221, 494477]
Position Title: Assistant Professor In-Residence
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Appl Deadline: (posted 2020/04/01, listed until 2020/05/12)
Position Description:    

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

INTRODUCTION           

The Department of Statistics at the University of Connecticut, invites applications for a non-tenure track position at the level of Assistant Professor in Residence for the Stamford Campus. The position is suitable for candidates who wish to pursue a career with an emphasis on teaching and continued growth in that direction. 

The Department is a highly active center of teaching, research, and service with local, national, and international presence.  It is a founding member of the New England Statistical Society, for which it houses the administration.

The successful candidate will have exceptional communication skills and a strong commitment to instruction, advising, and mentoring. The incumbent will teach introductory statistics courses, and a selection from courses such as Statistical Methods, Analysis of Experiments, and Mathematical Statistics.

Founded in 1881, 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

A Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics, or data science; a superior record of teaching undergraduate courses, both methodological and applied; experience with educational technologies like blackboard and online homework systems; teaching and coordinating large lectures.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

A record of innovative classroom strategies; coordination of TA's; experience with grant applications for pedagogical activities; involvement in online or flipped courses.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track position that has the possibility of leading to a multi-year contract. Normal duties include a teaching load of six courses per year, or the equivalent, and an advising load shared with the Department’s Undergraduate Program Director.  The position has an anticipated start date of August 23, 2020.  The successful candidate’s initial academic appointment will be at the Stamford campus.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

TO APPLY

Please apply online to Academic Jobs Online https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16221 and submit the following application materials:

  • A cover letter,
  • Curriculum vitae,
  • Three letters of reference.

Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately. For more information regarding the Department of Statistics please visit the department website at https://stat.uconn.edu/.

Inquiries can be addressed to the Hiring Committee at a.luis@uconn.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately. Full consideration will be given to applications completed and received before Friday, June 05, 2020.

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 is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. 

This position will be filled subject the 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 populatio


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

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