The College of Agriculture at Auburn University is seeking applications for the position of Director, Statistics Teaching and Consulting. This position is a full-time, twelve-month, non-tenure track 25% instruction and 75% administrative appointment. Full-time positions are eligible for benefits, including health insurance. The expected start date for this position is August 16, 2019, or earlier.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching at least one course each academic semester in agricultural statistics and experimental design. The incumbent will also advise and provide support for faculty, graduate students and staff in the initial design and subsequent analyses of experimental data. Additional opportunities could include service on graduate student committees or participation on grant proposals and research projects.
Minimum qualifications include i) an earned Ph.D. from an accredited institution in Statistics or related discipline, with an emphasis in biostatistics or agricultural statistics, or ii) an earned Ph.D. from an accredited institution in an Agriculture-related discipline, with teaching or consulting experience in agricultural statistics at the time employment begins. Successful candidates should have extensive math and statistical knowledge, with experience in Excel and statistical programming languages such as SAS and R. The candidate must have strong communication, presentation, interpersonal and organizational skills. The incumbent must meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the term of employment. Desirable qualifications include previous statistics teaching experience and evidence of publications in this area.
Application: Applicants must apply for the position by visiting the link: http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/3417 and attach the following: 1) cover letter that addresses the experience pertinent to the responsibilities of the position, 2) current curriculum vita, 3) copies of college (undergraduate and graduate) academic transcripts, and 4) statement of teaching philosophy. When prompted during the on-line process, please provide names, phone numbers and email addresses of three professional references. Only complete application materials will be considered. To ensure consideration for the position, applicants are encouraged to apply by end of business on April 5, 2019, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be directed to: Dr. J. Raymond Kessler, Search Committee Chair, email@example.com
The University: Auburn University is a land-grant institution with a student enrollment of more than 30,000. The University provides instruction in approximately 70 academic departments and maintains graduate research and public service programs of a broad scope. The University is located in the city of Auburn in east-central Alabama near the metropolitan areas of Montgomery and Birmingham, Alabama, and Columbus and Atlanta, Georgia.
The College: The College of Agriculture is comprised of eight academic departments and is part of the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station (AAES). The college offers 10 doctoral and 22 master’s degree programs. More information about the college is available at http://agriculture.auburn.edu/
Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer
About Auburn University
Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier public land-grant institutions. In 2019, it was ranked 52nd among public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Auburn maintains high levels of research activity and high standards for teaching excellence, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctor’s degrees in agriculture and engineering, the professions, and the arts and sciences. Its 2018 enrollment of 30,440 students includes 24,628 undergraduates and 5,812 graduate and professional students. Organized into twelve academic colleges and schools, Auburn’s 1,450 faculty members offer more than 200 educational programs. The University is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence and community engagement, its positive work environment, its thriving student life programs, and its beautiful campus.
Auburn residents enjoy a thriving community, recognized as one of the “best small towns in America,” with moderate climate and easy access to major cities or to beach and mountain recreational facilities. Situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, Georgia, and Montgomery, Alabama, the combined Auburn-Opelika-Colum...bus statistical area has a population of over 500,000, with excellent public school systems and regional medical centers.