Classification Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
College/Division: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: CAS Statistics
Advertised Salary Range: $65,000
Advertised Job Summary:
The Department of Statistics at the University of South Carolina, Columbia invites applications for two Visiting Assistant Professor positions in Statistics and Data Science. A successful applicant is expected to teach service courses to undergraduate students and courses to undergraduate and graduate majors in statistics. Additional opportunities to collaborate on research, both within and outside the department, are available and will be encouraged.
The start date is August 16, 2021, with a 9-month salary of $65,000. This is an annual appointment that may be renewed for an additional year, contingent upon satisfactory performance, departmental needs, and the availability of funding.
The Department currently consists of twelve tenured/tenure-track faculty and five full-time instructors. Current research areas of the faculty include survival analysis, big data/data science, Bayesian methods, latent variable models, semiparametric and nonparametric methods, functional data analysis, mathematical statistics, stochastic processes, and statistical genetics. The Department has about 30 full-time graduate students and offers PhD, MS, and BS degrees. For more information about the University and the Department, see www.sc.edu and www.stat.sc.edu, respectively.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Applicants must have a PhD in the statistical sciences and must be committed to excellence in teaching.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 93914
About The University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.