Visiting Assistant Professor of Statistics

Michigan, United States
Salary Not specified
May 11, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Oakland University invites applications for a one-year visiting position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor of Statistics in the general areas of Data Science or Bayesian Statistics beginning Fall Semester 2021. Responsibilities of this position include teaching, research, and contribution to the Department's program. For this appointment, candidates must have a Ph.D. in data science, statistics or other closely allied areas (or PhD requirements completed) by August 15, 2021.)The primary selection criteria will be an applicant's potential for effective teaching (at both undergraduate and graduate level) and quality research in data science/statistics. Preference will be given to those with research areas in data mining, big data analytics and Bayesian statistics and those who can fulfill the department's current instructional needs in statistics as well as those with strong research collaboration potential with members of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion.Applications should be completed by June 1, 2021 to ensure full consideration.Due to the pandemic, we may use a non-traditional interviewing process, and the successful candidate may be expected to teach online courses depending on the university's response to this pandemic. Applicants must be currently authorized to work for the University in the United States on a full-time basis. The University will not sponsor applicants for this visiting appointment position for work visas.Please direct any questions to: Professor Ravi Khattree, Data Science/Statistics Position Search Committee Chair at apply, go online to to look for the position posting. A cover letter, a vita and publication list, graduate transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable for application), a Research Statement, and a Teaching Statement must be uploaded at this site. Candidates shall also provide a Diversity Statement that describes their interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality.Candidates must pass a background check in order to be hired.Candidates must have a Ph.D. in data science, statistics or other closely allied areas (or PhD requirements completed) by August 15, 2021.