The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Oakland University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Statistics in Applied Statistics, beginning Fall Semester 2021. Applicants with speciality in all areas of Applied Statistics, including but not limited to Data Science, Bayesian Statistics and Biostatistics are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate should have the necessary training to teach a variety of theoretical and applied statistics courses at undergraduate to PhD levels and must be conversant with computational aspects of the related topics. Responsibilities of this position include teaching, research, contribution to the Department's programs and other services. For this appointment, candidates must have a Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, Data Science or Applied Mathematics with concentration in Statistics, or in a closely related discipline (or its requirements completed) by August 15, 2021.
The primary selection criteria will be the applicant's potential for effective teaching (both at undergraduate and graduate level), quality research, and potential of effective service to the department, the College of Arts and Sciences, the university and to the profession. Amongst applicants who are found qualified with respect to these criteria, preference will be given to those who can fulfill the Department's current instructional needs in Applied Statistics and those with strong research collaboration potential with members of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Candidates must demonstrate experience with, or a commitment to diversity and inclusion. Due to the current circumstances under COVID19 pandemic, we may use a nontraditional interviewing process, and the successful candidate may be expected to teach online courses and conduct other university business online depending on the university's response to this pandemic.
Ph.D. in Applied Statistics, Statistics, Biostatistics, Data Science or Applied Mathematics with concentration in Statistics, or in a closely related discipline (or its requirements completed) by August 15, 2021.
Special Instructions to Applicants::
To apply, go online to http://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/19636 to look for the position posting. A cover letter, a vita, publication list, graduate transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable for application), a research statement, and a teaching statement must be uploaded at this site. Candidates shall also provide a diversity statement that describes their interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality. In addition, names and contact information for three letters of recommendation must be provided. The application system will contact the letter writers via email and provide them with instructions for uploading. At least one of the letters of reference should address the teaching effectiveness and potential of the candidate. Also, please include a sample publication and teaching evaluations from faculty and students, if available. Applications should be completed by December 15, 2020 to ensure full consideration. Please direct any questions to: Professor Ravi Khattree, Statistics Position Search Committee Chair at email@example.com.
Internal Number: 19636
About Oakland University
As a state-supported institution of higher education, Oakland University has a three-fold mission. It offers instructional programs of high quality that lead to degrees at the baccalaureate, master?s and doctoral levels, as well as programs in continuing education; it advances knowledge and promotes the arts through research, scholarship, and creative activity; and it renders significant public service. In all its activities, the university strives to exemplify educational leadership in a diverse and inclusive environment.