Oakland University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 565-APS2020 [#16371]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics - Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Rochester, Michigan 48309, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: 2020/12/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/09/30, listed until 2021/03/30)
Position Description:    

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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.

Please direct any questions to: Professor Ravindra Khattree, Statistics Position Search Committee Chair at khattree@oakland.edu.

To apply, go online to http://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/19636 for the position posting. A cover letter, a vita and 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. 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.

Please see additional information at http://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/19636. Candidates must pass a background check in order to be hired.

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Contact: Ravindra Khattree
Postal Mail:
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Oakland University
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
Web Page: https://www.oakland.edu/math/ http://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/19636

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