Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer in Statistics. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and possibly graduate statistics courses; other duties may include advising undergraduate students in research, and providing statistical consulting on campus. Some courses will be taught online. The teaching load for this position is six courses per academic year. The lecturer position is a 38-week appointment. Summer teaching, with additional compensation, may be available.
We seek a motivated individual who will work well with faculty, administrators, and large numbers of students. Applicants should have a MS or PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics, or a related field, college-level teaching experience, and working knowledge of statistical software packages such as R and SAS. Experience developing online/blended learning materials and consulting experience are desirable.
Michigan Tech, a doctoral research university with an international reputation, is located in Houghton in Michigan’s scenic Upper Peninsula, on the south shore of Lake Superior. The area provides a unique setting where natural beauty, culture, education, and a diversity of residents from around the world come together to share a superb living and learning experience.
The Department of Mathematical Sciences has 35 faculty members with interests in probability, statistics, computational mathematics, combinatorics, algebra, and number theory. It offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees in both Mathematics and Statistics, and has a new MS in Applied Statistics that can be earned entirely through online coursework. The department enrolls about 120 undergraduate students and 70 graduate students, and plays a key role in the university's interdisciplinary programs in Data Science and in Computational Science and Engineering.
The position starts 17 August 2020, and candidates must complete all requirements for the MS or PhD by that date. Candidates applying by 1 December 2019 are assured full consideration, but the position remains open until it is filled. Interested candidates should submit a vita, three letters of recommendation (at least two that address teaching), and a statement of teaching interests online at http://www.jobs.mtu.edu/postings/8627.
Michigan Tech is building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from all individuals. Michigan Tech is an ADVANCE Institution, and has twice received National Science Foundation funds in support of efforts to increase diversity, inclusion, and the participation and advancement of women and underrepresented individuals in STEM.
Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
About Department of Mathematical Sciences, Michigan Technological University
Michigan Technological University is a public institution located in Houghton, Michigan and offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in more than 40 disciplines.