Applied Statistics, Data analysis/processing, Mathematical statistics
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at James Madison University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in Statistics starting from August 2018. Preference will be given to candidates with an interest in applied statistics, data science, research with undergraduate students, and who demonstrate experience in implementing innovative pedagogies and learning technologies. The department offers a B.S. degree with a major in Statistics, minor in Statistics, and is in the process of developing a minor in Data Science. Faculty teach introductory statistics and upper level statistics courses in support of statistics major and minor programs, as well as other mathematics courses related to their interests. Other priorities include consulting with faculty and students in other disciplines and working with undergraduates in research.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in statistics or related area, demonstrated ability in teaching, and demonstrated potential in scholarship.
About James Madison University Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Established in 1908, James Madison University is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, masters and doctoral programs to more than 20,000 students. JMU is regarded as one of the finest regional universities in the nation and has been continuously cited in U.S. News and World Report, Changing Times and Money Magazine as an outstanding public university. Located in the heart of V...irginia’s beautiful Shenandoah Valley, the city of Harrisonburg is approximately 120 miles from Washington, D.C. and Richmond, VA. Known for its livability, diversity, local food, arts and natural surroundings, this Virginia Main Street community is a great place to live and work.
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