Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.
Background Check Statement:
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Eligibility for Employment:
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
Earned doctorate in statistics, data science, statistics education, or a closely related field (or expected by August 2020).
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Experience using technology in the classroom.
Clear agenda for scholarship.
Commitment to, or experience with, educating students of varied mathematical backgrounds and abilities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The duties of this position include teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses in statistics and/or data science to students of varied mathematical backgrounds and abilities.
Establishing and maintaining an active program of scholarship, and participating in service activities.
The standard teaching load is 18 hours per academic year.
Additional duties may include advising students, developing curricula, and teaching online.
Teaching experience at the college level that involves multiple courses or multiple years of experience.
Documented excellence in teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level.
Evidence or a description of the potential to teach and mentor undergraduates with diverse backgrounds and demographics.
Potential to support our growing data science and sports analytics certificate programs.
Scholarship program that involves undergraduate and graduate students.
Commitment to value and support the diversity and inclusion efforts of the university (https://diversity.appstate.edu).
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.