Teaching Assistant Professor - Statistics

West Virginia University
West Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 16, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Speech & Rhetoric, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Teaching Assistant Professor of Statistics in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences to start August 2022. Statistics is part of the newly formed School of Mathematical and Data Sciences. This is a 9-month, full-time, non-tenure track position with full benefits and the opportunity for promotion, though promotion is not required for continued career stability. Teaching Assistant Professor appointments have renewable terms of up to three years, with no limit on the number of terms. Teaching faculty are expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching, and ongoing engagement in assessment-based advancement of curriculum and instruction. There is no traditional research assignment.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach foundational Statistics courses for undergraduate and graduate students. The teaching assignment is four courses each semester, or equivalent. Common equivalents consist of significant commitments in support of student development (e.g., advising and recruitment) or in support of instruction. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to curriculum development, by developing courses that enhance our undergraduate minor in Statistics. The successful candidate will also contribute to advising and recruitment.

WVU is the academic home to 30,000 students and is one of 10 U.S. land-grant institutions with an academic medical center. Morgantown, West Virginia, located near Pittsburgh and Washington D.C., has been consistently ranked among the most livable small cities in the U.S. ( http://www.morgantownwv.gov/240/Recognition ).  

Qualifications :

A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in Statistics or an M.S. in Statistics with a Ph.D. in a science discipline is required at time of employment. In addition, we seek evidence of, or potential for, excellence in teaching undergraduates; in developing new courses; in developing, implementing, and assessing innovative recruitment and advising initiatives; as well as excellent written and oral communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills.

To apply, upload a single PDF file with a 1-cover letter, 2-curriculum vitae, 3-teaching statement, and 4-advising statement. Also have three reference letters sent directly to stat@mail.wvu.edu . The screening process will begin 11/15/2021. For more information, please visit our website https://mathanddata.wvu.edu/ or email stat@mail.wvu.edu .

WVU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and was the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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