The Department of Mathematics & Statistics invites applications for a Lecturer in Statistics position beginning fall 2019. This is a nine-month academic-year position, non-tenure eligible, but renewable pending satisfactory job performance, availability of funding, and program needs. This position is not eligible for sponsorship.
Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in statistics and data science, and possibly masters level courses in statistics. Additional responsibilities include involvement in student-related activities; service to the university; and maintaining a modest program of professional development or scholarly activity.
Review of applications begins April 12, 2019.
Ph.D. degree in Statistics, Data Science or equivalent.
Two or more years of experience teaching college or university courses in statistics, data science, or mathematics.
Applicants must be able to begin work, with all degrees conferred, on the contract starting date of August 19, 2019.
A record of substantial and continued effectiveness in teaching, especially in college-level statistics or data science courses.
Ability to teach a wide variety of undergraduate statistics courses.
Ability or experience in teaching computational statistics.
Industry or consulting experience working with large complex data.
Evidence of a strong graduate academic record in statistics and data science coursework.
Interest or experience in supporting a bachelor’s degree in Data Science.
Experience and/or commitment to work effectively with NAU’s diverse faculty, staff, and student populations.
Internal Number: 604216
About Northern Arizona University
The Department of Mathematics & Statistics has 38 permanent faculty (7 in statistics) and offers bachelors’ degrees in mathematics, secondary education in mathematics, and (beginning fall 2019) data science; masters’ degrees in statistics, mathematics, and mathematics education, and graduate certificates in applied statistics, and community college mathematics. For more information about the department, please visit www.math.nau.edu.
Northern Arizona University is a 31,073-student institution with its main campus in Flagstaff, a four-season community of about 70,000 at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks. NAU’s emphasis on undergraduate education is enhanced by its graduate programs and research as well as distance learning. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes. The university is committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment. NAU is an AA/EEO/MWDV employer.
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