Applied Statistics, Data analysis/processing, Statistical theory/probability
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at California State University, Sacramento invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a start date of August 2019. Salary is dependent on qualifications and professional experience.
Duties will include: (1) teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in mathematics and/or statistics; (2) engaging in a program of scholarship and disseminating the results of this scholarly activity; (3) advising students; (4) serving on department and university committees; and (5) engaging in community service.
The department seeks applicants who have a record of outstanding teaching and a commitment to excellence in the classroom. New faculty must possess the ability to teach the department’s undergraduate and graduate statistics courses, including applied statistics. In addition, new faculty must have the potential to establish an independent program of research in statistics, statistics education, applied mathematics, mathematics education, or pure mathematics. New faculty must have, or be willing to develop, the background needed to teach modern applied statistics courses such as statistical computing and statistical learning.
Ph.D. in Statistics, Mathematics, or Applied Mathematics is required. All degree requirements must be completed by August 2019.
Preference will be given to applicants who:
have teaching, research, or other professional experience in modern applied statistics topics such as statistical computing and/or statistical learning and are interested in developing curriculum for courses involving these topics;
have prior teaching experience at the college level;
have a demonstrated commitment to just, equitable, and inclusive education with the potential to contribute, through their teaching, scholarship, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of our university;
have a demonstrated commitment to the continual advancement of their mathematics or statistics pedagogy.
To ensure full consideration, completed applications should be received by December 3, 2018. Please go to https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/12786 for the complete position announcement and information on how to apply.
About California State University, Sacramento
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has 23 full-time faculty, with a wide range of backgrounds and interests, who are committed to the success of the Department’s undergraduate and Master’s level students. The Department offers approximately 40 undergraduate mathematics and statistics courses as well as 10 graduate courses. Classes are generally small, with many opportunities for faculty-student contact. The Department’s Bachelor of Arts degree allows for an emphasis in pure mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, or teaching, and graduates have had much success finding employment in both the public and private sectors, particularly in high school teaching and local private industry. A minor in mathematics or statistics as well as a Master of Arts in Mathematics are also offered, with a certificate program in data science currently under development.