The Department of Statistics at the University of South Carolina, Columbia invites applications for multiple Visiting Assistant Professor positions in Statistics and Data Science. Applicants must have a PhD in the statistical sciences and must be committed to excellence in teaching. A successful applicant is expected to teach service courses to undergraduate students and courses to undergraduate and graduate majors in statistics. Additional opportunities to collaborate on research, both within and outside the department, are available and will be encouraged. The start date is August 16, 2021, with a 9-month salary of $65,000. This is an annual appointment that may be renewed for an additional year, contingent upon satisfactory performance, departmental needs, and the availability of funding.
Applicants must have a PhD in the statistical sciences and must be committed to excellence in teaching.
About University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina’s main campus is located in the state capital, close to mountains and coast. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has designated the University as one of only 40 public institutions with “very high research activity”. The Carnegie Foundation also lists USC as having strong community engagement. The University has over 31,000 students on the main campus, more than 300 degree programs, and a nationally-ranked library system that includes one of the nation’s largest public film archives. Columbia, the capital of South Carolina, is the center of an increasingly sophisticated greater metropolitan area with a population of over 800,000.