Associate or Assistant Professor

Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Aug 28, 2019
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Employees hired into Administrative and Professional positions posted on or after July 1, 2017, will be governed by and, if employed on July 1, 2018 will move into the new University Human Resources System. For additional information, go to http://greatplace.vcu.edu.

Position Number F25370 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Teaching and Research Faculty Rank Assistant Professor Working Title Associate or Assistant Professor School/Unit College of Humanities and Sciences Department Statistical Sciences Number of Months 9 Tenure Status Tenure Eligible Grant funded position? No
Mission or Goal of Unit

The Department of Statistical Sciences & Operations Research at VCU, where we offer a strong undergraduate and graduate education. We have an increasing focus on the development of cross-disciplinary efforts, to prepare our students for real-world applications and stimulating employment and career opportunities. Students will find an involved and dedicated faculty committed to teaching and research.

Chief purpose of this position in support of above mission or goal

The Department of Statistical Sciences and Operations Research within the College of Humanities and Sciences at Virginia Commonwealth University invites applications for three tenure-eligible faculty positions in Statistics to begin August 16, 2020. Two positions will be hired at the rank of Assistant Professor (F25370 and F27930), and the third position will be hired at the rank of Associate Professor or Assistant Professor (F03870).

Position Responsibilities

The Associate Professor will teach graduate and undergraduate courses in statistics and/or operations research, with possible collaborative teaching in related areas. Limited departmental service will be expected and professional service encouraged.

The Assistant Professor will teach graduate and undergraduate courses in statistics and/or operations research, with possible collaborative teaching in related areas. Limited departmental service will be expected.

Required Qualifications

Candidates must have an established research agenda and a clear potential to secure external funding.

Candidates applying for the position at the tenure-eligible Associate Professor level must have an established research program and a national reputation in scholarly activity. Ph.D. in statistics, data science, operations research, or a related field required, and must be completed by August 15, 2020.

Candidates for a tenure-eligible Assistant Professor position can have research interests in any relevant focus. We seek candidates whose research programs balance methodological rigor with innovative work in application areas such as life sciences, medicine or engineering. Ph.D. in statistics, data science, operations research or related field required, and must be completed by August 15, 2020.

For all positions candidates must have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU .

Preferred Qualifications
Date Posted 08/23/2019 Open Until Filled Yes Application Deadline Date 11/30/2019 Proposed Hire Date 08/16/2020 Type of Search National Application Process/Additional Information

To apply, candidates must submit electronically through https://www.vcujobs.com the following: a cover letter that includes description of your professional goals and addresses your qualifications and experience as they relate to the responsibilities of the position, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. Upon your application submission, reference writers will receive email notification from the eJobs system with instructions on how to complete their submission.
Positions open until filled; initial review begins September 30, 2019.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Posted Salary 75,000 - 94,000 Quick Link https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/92862 Diversity Statement Information Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
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