The Statistics Department in the College of Science and Mathematics at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, is seeking full-time, academic year, tenure-track positions, with appointments beginning September 10, 2020. Appointment at the Assistant Professor rank is anticipated; higher ranks will be considered. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Primary duties will include teaching undergraduate statistics service classes to non-statistics majors as well as teaching and developing introductory and upper level statistics and data science classes for statistics majors and minors.
It is expected that the successful applicant is committed to quality undergraduate teaching, continued scholarly activity, and service to the University. Candidates with an interest in and ability to pursue scholarly projects with undergraduates are preferred. Applicants with data science and computing experience are especially encouraged to apply.
At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly’s values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Questions about the application process or the position can be directed to Andrew Schaffner at email@example.com.
Interested candidates must attach (1) a cover letter, (2) resume/curriculum vitae, (3) diversity statement, (4) teaching philosophy statement, (5) research statement, and (6) a copy of unofficial transcripts. Please be prepared to provide three professional references with names and email addresses when completing the online application. Review of applications will begin September 30, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
Ph.D. in Statistics or closely related discipline. Experience with data science and computing preferred.
About California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly)
The foremost mission of the Statistics Department at Cal Poly is high-quality teaching of undergraduate students. The Statistics Departments offers a B.S. in Statistics and also minor programs in statistics, data science, and actuarial preparation. Moreover, the department provides support courses for most majors at Cal Poly and some graduate programs, and it also contributes many courses to the general education program. The department also runs a statistical consulting service for the university. The department faculty is comprised of 20 tenure-track faculty and 10 lecturers.