Successful candidates will teach both undergraduate and master’s courses in statistics and probability, will work with multi-disciplinary teams to develop and coordinate courses, will mentor and supervise graduate assistants and instructors, and will join a large and active group of teaching faculty focused on excellence in instruction in the statistical and mathematical sciences. Depending on candidate expertise and interests, teaching courses in the Actuarial Science and Quantitative Risk Analysis Programs may also be part of the position.
This is a one-year position, with likely renewal assuming excellent performance.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
Masters -Statistics, Mathematics or closely related
Doctorate -Statistics, Mathematics or closely related
Candidates must have a Master or Doctoral degree in Statistics, Mathematics or closely related field is required.
Must have demonstrated instructional excellence in undergraduate statistics, and knowledge of or experience with student-centered pedagogical methods.
Must have the ability to teach undergraduate statistics courses and some masters courses.
Required Application Materials
All candidates should submit an application for this position through http://careers.msu.eduand refer to posting number 702741.
Candidates should submit:
(1) a letter of application explaining the applicant’s interest in and fit for the position,
(2) a resume or curriculum vitae,
(3) a statement describing the applicant’s teaching philosophy and experience in statistics teaching,
(4) materials from a course that the candidate has taught, including at least a syllabus and assessments such as examinations and homework assignments,
(5) names and contact info of three references who will address the applicant’s teaching.
Review of applications will begin on 05/25/2021, and on a continuing basis until the position is filled. Inquiries are welcome by contacting the search committee chair Dr. Leonard Johnson through email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Candidates only need to submit names and contact info of three references while completing the application. Letters of recommendation will be required at the interview phase in the application process.
For more information, contact Dr. Leonard Johnson, Search Committee Chairperson (email@example.com).
You may submit supplemental applicant information to Jessica Dunkel (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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The Department of Statistics and Probability at Michigan State University has a long and proud tradition of excellence for world-class research and training for over 65 years.
The Department awards bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in Statistics, and partners with the Department of Mathematics in awarding the bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science.
The Department is home to an internationally renowned faculty with a wide variety of expertise in fundamental and interdisciplinary research, over 100 graduate students, and over 100 undergraduate students from many countries of the world. Graduates of our programs go on to careers in academia, industry and government.
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