The Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science invites applications for non-tenure-track faculty positions on a one-year appointment to teach statistics during the 2019-20 academic year, subject to budgetary approval. Applications are welcome for part-time, 87.5% appointments, and are potentially renewable. Applicants must possess a Master's degree in statistics or a related area, by the start date of the appointment. A PhD in statistics or a related area is preferred. Excellent communications skills and experience teaching at the collegiate level are required. Common research interests with current faculty and experience teaching statistics courses are desired. Employment begins on August 21, 2019, and candidates must be legally able to work in the United States on that date. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions have been filled.
Applications should include a cover letter, a current CV, and academic transcript(s). Three letters of reference must be sent directly to the search committee by the letter writers. Letters should particularly address the applicant's potential for excellence in teaching and sent by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org . Alternatively, hard copy letters can be mailed to the following address:
Visiting Faculty Search Committee
Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science
241 Schaeffer Hall
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1409
The Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employee.
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