Duke University, Statistical Science

Position ID:Duke-StatSci-SCTPA [#24850]
Position Title: Statistical Computing Teaching Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Statistics
Appl Deadline:2024/04/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/05/15, listed until 2024/05/31)
Position Description:    

The Department of Statistical Science at Duke University is inviting applications for a Postdoctoral Associate to work in statistics and data science education under the direction of Professor of the Practice Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel and Associate Professor of the Practice Colin Rundel with a start date of July 1, 2024 (negotiable). The successful applicant will have strong skills in teaching statistics and data science as well as strong interests in developing pedagogy for teaching computational foundations and methods in statistics and data science. Experience teaching with R is strongly preferred and candidates with multi-lingual teaching experience (R and Python) are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants should be prepared to offer courses in introductory data science at the undergraduate level and there may be opportunities to teach computational methods for statistics at the undergraduate and graduate (MS) levels as well.

Responsibilities include teaching two courses per year, contributing to development of open educational resources, and research in statistics and data science pedagogy. Applicants must have completed their Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, Data Science, or a closely related field prior to the date of appointment.

Applicants should upload their CV, a teaching statement (outlining their teaching philosophy, interests, and experience), a research statement, and contact information for at least three references to AcademicJobsOnline.org (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/24850). All applications received by April 15, 2024 will be fully considered, and the position will remain open until filled. The appointment will be for a two-year contract.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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Box 90251, 214 Old Chemistry
Durham, NC 27708