Cornell University, Statistics and Data Science

925 27104
Position ID:Cornell-Statistics and Data Science-VL [#27104]
Position Title: Visiting Lecturer
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Statistics / Data Science, Statistics
Appl Deadline:2024/03/30 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/02/02, listed until 2024/08/02)
Position Description:    

The Department of Statistics and Data Science seeks applicants to fill a position at the rank of Visiting Lecturer to begin Fall 2024. This VL will teach on campus courses in the Professional Masters in Applied Statistics & Data Science and Undergraduate programs with an emphasis in data science, statistics, R programming and machine learning. Teaching responsibilities, general duties include holding office hours, developing syllabi, assignments, writing and grading exams, supervising teaching assistants, and maintaining a course website. Other duties may be assigned by the chair as necessary. The initial appointments are for a term of three years, with contract renewal contingent upon satisfactory performance. 

Preference will be given to applicants with prior experience of developing course materials (videos, quizzes etc.) suitable for building active learning initiatives in virtual and in-person classrooms. The ideal candidate will assist in the development of online introductory statistics content. The successful applicants will be fluent in advanced data wrangling techniques in R and be prepared to teach and develop data science courses including advanced graphics, statistical methods, regression, statistical learning, data mining and machine learning. 

Additional responsibilities may include coordinating multi-section courses, supervising teaching assistants, serving on committees, supporting growth in the university’s data science degree offerings, and advising data science students at the undergraduate and masters levels. A PhD in statistics, applied mathematics, or related field is required. 

Fostering an inclusive environment is a core value of the Statistics and Data Science Department and Cornell as a whole. In line with Cornell’s historical commitment to educating “ … any person … in any study…”, we seek candidates who will create a climate that helps attract and is inclusive of all students, including students from historically underrepresented groups, and students who have overcome personal challenges. 

We strongly encourage women and individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply. Cornell University seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, has a Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches. 

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations.



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EEO Statement:

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, and we do not tolerate discrimination based on any protected characteristic, including race, ethnic or national origin, citizenship and immigration status, color, sex/gender, pregnancy or pregnancy-related conditions, age, creed, religion, actual or perceived disability (including persons associated with such a person), arrest and/or conviction record, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression and/or identity, an individual’s genetic information, domestic violence victim status, familial status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations in accordance with applicable law. 

Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty, and staff to all identities and backgrounds. We encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

Pay Ranges:

The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria:

  • Prior relevant work or industry experience.
  • Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.
  • Academic Discipline (faculty pay ranges reflects 9-month annual salary)
  • Unique applicable skills.


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Further Info:
www.stat.cornell.edu
email address
607-255-1626
 
Department of Statistics and Data Science
Cornell University
1198 Comstock Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853