The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Slippery Rock University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in statistics. The teaching load is nine credits per semester of graduate courses or twelve credits per semester of undergraduate courses. The successful candidate must be committed to excellence in teaching, service, and scholarly growth, be able to contribute to our Award-Winning online Master of Science in Data Analytics program, and teach a variety of courses ranging from service courses to advanced statistics.
A PhD in Statistics or Biostatistics is required prior to employment. A Master's degree in mathematics or equivalent coursework is preferred. Other preferred qualifications include prior college level teaching experience, evidence of a scholarly agenda, and experience conducting research with graduates and undergraduates. Highly competitive salary, benefits, and rank commensurate with experience level will be provided.
The successful candidate should be able to assist in the expansion of current statistics offerings and programs. Applicants should have experience in, or willingness to learn, non-traditional, active learning pedagogies, and the use of modern pedagogical delivery systems.
All candidates must possess a commitment to the education of diverse populations and demonstrate successful performance in an on campus interview, including a teaching demonstration. All applicants must have outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
The required online application form may be obtained by visiting our Career Site at https://careers.sru.edu/ and selecting Faculty Positions. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by November 16, 2018.
About Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock University, founded in 1889, is a member of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education. It is a four-year, public, coeducational, comprehensive university offering a broad array of undergraduate and select graduate programs to more than 8,500 students. The University is shaped by its normal school heritage and characterized by its commitment to intellectual development, leadership and civic responsibility. SRU provides students with a comprehensive learning experience that intentionally combines academic instruction with enhanced educational and learning opportunities that will help them succeed in their lives and professional careers, and enable them to be engaged citizens.
Located in the rolling hills of western Pennsylvania, the 660-acre campus is less than an hour north of Pittsburgh, one-hour south of Erie, and 45 minutes east of Youngstown, Ohio. Two major highways, I-79 and I-80, intersect within seven miles of the University, conveniently linking it to the entire Commonwealth and its contiguous regions. The campus is situated in the borough of Slippery Rock in Butler County, Pennsylvania, a safe and friendly community of approximately 3,500 people.