The Department of Mathematics invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Statistics.
Brief Description of Duties/Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate courses in mathematics and statistics including introductory-level courses in the Department of Mathematics, foundational courses in the Liberal Education Program and select upper-level and graduate courses related to area of expertise. Candidate must be committed to teaching within vibrant/demanding public liberal arts and sciences environment, and demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching, mentoring and research with undergraduates. All faculty at SCSU share in academic advising and participate in department/university service. Nominal teaching load is 12 credit-hours per semester. Tenure-track faculty at SCSU are expected to conduct research/creative activity in their area of expertise. Creative activities include mentoring student research leading to publication of theses, publishing articles in academic and professional journals, seeking funding in support of research and teaching needs, and contributing to workshops and conferences. SCSU is a student-centered institution and we regard student success as our highest priority. We seek to instill in all of our students the value of the liberal arts and sciences as a foundation for professional development and life-long learning.
Required Qualifications: Qualifications include an earned doctorate in Statistics or Mathematics or a closely related field, ability to teach a wide range of statistics classes at the undergraduate and master's level, evidence of quality teaching and potential for scholarly growth. ABD candidates will be considered if PhD is anticipated by time of appointment.
Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with interest/experience in developing a master's program in applied statistics, and/or cross-disciplinary research with other departments within the school or university.
Application Process: Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts acceptable), statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference, at least one of which should address teaching. Application materials should all be submitted electronically through MathJobs.org. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by January 10, 2014. Position remains open until filled. In your cover letter, please indicate whether you will be attending the Joint Meetings of the AMS/MAA in Baltimore.