Position: Assistant Professor of Statistics/Data Science
University of New Hampshire
Department: UNH CEPS Mathematics & Statistics (UDMATH)
, Durham , New Hampshire United States
Duties: The responsibilities of the position include teaching undergraduate and graduate statistics courses for majors and non-majors (2) developing new courses in the intersection of statistics and data science or related areas, advising undergraduate and graduate students, developing a successful research program that includes collaborative work with colleagues and graduate students and active pursuit of external funding to support research activities, and providing service to the department, college, university and profession
Requirements: The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate in statistics or a closely related discipline. Earned doctorate in statistics or a closely related discipline
Text: Skip to Main Content University System of New Hampshire Toggle navigation Home Search Jobs Create Account Log In Help USNH System Office Positions USNH About USNH ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF STATISTICS / DATA SCIENCE Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details. INTERFOLIO USERS : If using Interfolio to submit letters of reference, please follow the special instructions at this link: https://support.interfolio.com/m/29600/l/266335-submit-a-letter-of-recommendation-to-interfolio . Position Details Summary Operating Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF STATISTICS / DATA SCIENCE Long Classification Title Location UNH, Durham, NH Department UNH CEPS Mathematics & Statistics [UDMATH] Summary of Position The Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in statistics / data science / applied mathematics at the assistant professor level, starting in the fall semester of 2019. The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate in statistics or a closely related discipline. We seek applicants who have demonstrated the ability to teach a variety of statistics courses, in particular applied and computational statistics and/or data science related courses. Preference will be given to applicants with significant research experience closely related to emerging areas of data science, such as large data analysis, high-dimensional statistical modeling, predictive learning, numerical and computational methods, statistical and computational genomics. Applicants are expected to be committed to interdisciplinary research in the general area of data science and to have a strong computational component in their research. It is expected that the new hire will contribute substantially to the college’s effort in data science program development and seek collaborations with members of the emerging community of data science faculty members from statistics, applied mathematics, computer science and analytics. The responsibilities of the position include (1) teaching undergraduate and graduate statistics courses for majors and non-majors (2) developing new courses in the intersection of statistics and data science or related areas (3) advising undergraduate and graduate students, (4) developing a successful research program that includes collaborative work with colleagues and graduate students and active pursuit of external funding to support research activities, and (5) providing service to the department, college, university and profession. Additional Job Information Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be submitted no later than December 1, 2018. Please apply online at https://jobs.usnh.edu. Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents when applying online: cover letter, resume/vita, three professional references with contact information, research statement and teaching philosophy. Posting Number/Job Order # PF0211FY19 Acceptable Minimum Qualifications Earned doctorate in statistics or a closely related discipline. Additional Preferred Qualifications Salary Information Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off. Quick Link to Posting http://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/30856 Percent Time Information (FTE) Faculty Information Tenure-Track If Renewable or Number of years, please specify Type of Position Faculty Posting Details Posting Date 09/19/2018 Open Until Filled Yes Closing Date Interested Internal Candidates Exist? No Appointment Type Regular If TERM position with benefits, indicate projected end date Institution Information The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers undergraduate and graduate programs in statistics, applied mathematics, mathematics education, and pure mathematics. The department is housed in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences. The college has a thriving statistics program and a new interdisciplinary B.S. degree in analytics and data science, with faculty from statistics, applied mathematics, and computer science. In addition, the college is currently developing M.S. and Ph.D. programs in data science. The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry. UNH is the primary university of the University System of New Hampshire. It has approximately 16000 students and is situated in the beautiful seacoast area of southern New Hampshire, near the ocean and the White Mountains, and only 60 miles from Boston with convenient bus and train service. This position is responsible for the supervision of Special Requirements A background check will be required as a condition of employment. EEO Statement The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S. Special Instructions to Applicants INTERFOLIO USERS : If using Interfolio to submit letters of reference, please follow the special instructions at this link: https://support.interfolio.com/m/29600/l/266335-submit-a-letter-of-recommendation-to-interfolio . Duties / Responsibilities Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Do you meet the definition of an Internal Candidate? Internal Candidates include: (1) active status employees who have completed the introductory period and (2) adjunct staff members who have been employed within USNH for at least 12 months in total and who have worked at least 1,000 hours during the 12 month period preceding the application for the position. Student employment does not apply toward internal status eligibility. Yes No Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents Cover Letter Resume/Vita Research Statement Teaching Philosophy Optional Documents University System of New Hampshire System Office 5 Chenell Drive, Suite 301, Concord, NH 03301 Copyright © 2015 University System of New Hampshire. All Rights Reserved TTY Users: 7-1-1 or 800-735-2964 (Relay NH) "));
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