The Department of Statistics at the University of Virginia (UVA) College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences invites applicants for a the position of Assistant Professor, General Faculty. This is a three-year, tenure-ineligible appointment with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon available funding, satisfactory performance, and need for the position. This position includes the possibility of promotion to Associate and Full Professor.
The Department is experiencing increased student demand in both statistics and computing, especially at the undergraduate level, so we welcome those whose teaching spans statistical methodology, introductory statistics, and statistical computation. The appointment begins with Fall term of 2021.
The successful candidate will teach three courses per semester, typically with only one or two distinct course preparations. Additionally, they will have the opportunity to develop new courses and direct undergraduate projects, as well as participate in the department’s strategic plans for expanding undergraduate interdisciplinary programs and activities, including engaging underrepresented students. Professional activity that enhances teaching is strongly encouraged. The salary is market-competitive, and optional summer teaching for additional compensation is usually available.
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A Ph.D. in Statistics or Biostatistics, or a related field, is required by the start date. Previous teaching experience in statistics, or a related field, is required.
About University of Virginia
The Department of Statistics at UVA was established in 1999 and currently has 17 research and teaching faculty. The Department works closely with the Biostatistics Department at the Medical School, Quantitative Collaborative (Social Sciences), the newly created School of Data Science, and other departments and schools. Faculty interests range from theoretical to applied statistics (including statistics in the social, medical, and physical sciences), and we supervise a growing number of students at all levels. The department offers Bachelor, Master, and Ph.D. degrees in Statistics.