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
Mathematics 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
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
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
. The screening
process will begin 11/15/2021. For more information, please visit
our website https://mathanddata.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.