The Department of Statistics at the University of Georgia invites applications for a full time Lecturer position in Statistics and Data Science, starting August 1, 2021. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Statistics or a related discipline by the time of appointment. Credentials should reflect a strong commitment to teaching statistics and/or data science courses and show demonstrated potential in instruction. The person in this position is expected to teach a variety of courses, from introductory-level to upper-level undergraduate or lower-level graduate courses, spanning a range of topics. The person hired is expected to be engaged in the activities of the department and to play a major role in building the University’s teaching mission. We are also committed to building a diverse faculty. This is a non-tenure-track faculty rank with a career ladder. To apply for the position, candidates should visit https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/179867 and provide all of the requested information, including contact information for three references. At this site, candidates should also upload a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement that highlights experience and interest in teaching undergraduate introductory statistics, and a copy of the graduate school transcript. Review of applications will begin on January 22, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. For more information about the department and the university, please go to http://www.stat.uga.edu. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Paul Schliekelman, at email@example.com.
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests. The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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About University of Georgia Statistics Department
The Department was originally formed in 1964 as the Department of Statistics and Computer Science and remained such until 1984. We have retained that strong emphasis on computing, and we have maintained a three-fold mission of teaching, research, and service. Our teaching has provided students with a broad foundation in statistical theory and applications. Such training has enabled our graduates to earn jobs in government, all branches of industry, and academia.