Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Idaho State University, Pocatello
Posting Number: 358600 9 Month Full-Time College of Science and Engineering Pocatello campus
Primary Purpose The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Idaho State University invites applications for a full-time, 9 months, tenure-track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor in the area of statistics to join our faculty team beginning in fall semester, 2020. The assistant/associate professor will be strongly committed to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, conduct high quality peer-reviewed research and make other contributions to the statistics curriculum based on their area of expertise. The assistant/associate professor will also build a collaborative and interdisciplinary research program that enhances and complements the research of other faculty members in the College of Science and Engineering. All areas of statistics will be considered. An appointment at the associate level will be considered based on experience.
Key Responsibilities To teach introductory and advanced level statistics courses, to conduct interdisciplinary research, and provide service to the university and community.
Minimum Qualifications Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics or a closely related field is required by the start date of the appointment.
An established strong publication record indicative of the potential to maintain a productive research program.
Evidence of the potential to complement the research mission of College of Science and Engineering.
Experience in college/university level teaching especially advanced level courses in statistical sciences.
Demonstrated interest and experience in teaching and mentoring diverse students.
Effective communication skills and ability to work within a team environment.
Additional Information: The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers a Doctoral, Master's, Bachelor's Minor and Associate's degree in Mathematics, a Bachelor's degree and Minor in Statistics and a Bachelor's degree and Minor in Applied Mathematics. The department provides courses in mathematics and statistics that serve students in many fields, including engineering, education, health professions, business and the sciences. We also maintain a highly trained and research-active faculty with a balanced commitment to teaching, research and service, and conducts research in pure and applied mathematics and statistics. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is currently home to about 13 tenured or tenure-track faculty, one faculty member at rank, one visiting assistant faculty member, 12 full-time instructional faculty, several adjunct instructors and 7 graduate students. The College of Science and Engineering hopes to increase the statistics faculty over the next five years.
Idaho State University is scenically located in southeast Idaho. The region has a low cost of living and offers ample outdoor recreation activities. The Idaho National Laboratory, the departments within both the Colleges of Science and Engineering and the Division of Health Sciences offer outstanding collaborative opportunities. The advertised position has competitive salary and benefits.
three letters of recommendation (one of the recommendation letter should address teaching)
up to three publications (optional)
To assure full consideration, applications should be received by December 1, 2019. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation. Questions about the position should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Idaho State University is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.
The Idaho State University is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.
Further info: https://www.isu.edu/math/ Amy Avila (208) 282-4197 ISU Mathematics and Statistics Department 921 S. 8th Ave., Stop 8085 Pocatello, ID 83209