James Madison University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

655 17546Position ID: JMU-VLS [#17546, 8807]
Position Title: One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor in Statistics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: filled (posted 2021/04/06, listed until 2021/08/05)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed. ***

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at James Madison University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant

Professor/Instructor position, starting August 2021. The department includes approximately 50 faculty and offers Bachelor’s degrees in

Mathematics and Statistics. All application materials must be submitted through JobLink. (https://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/8807)

Duties include teaching up to 15 credit hours per semester and department service. Teaching assignments will include sections of

courses in Statistical Literacy and Introductory Statistics.

Applicants should have at least a Master’s degree in Mathematics or Statistics (or the equivalent thereof). Some graduate work in Statistics is preferred. We are especially interested in candidates who have a demonstrated commitment towards building a learning environment geared towards equity and inclusion.

To apply, visit http://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/8807 or go to JobLink.jmu.edu and reference posting number F1593.

Complete applications should include:

  • Cover letter addressing the specific nature of this position. The cover letter should also include a discussion of the candidate’s teaching experience and philosophy, and contributions or potential contributions to equity and inclusion in the classroom, program, and university,
  • Curriculum vitae,
  • Statement of teaching philosophy, and
  • Unofficial transcript(s).
  • Contact information for three references will be requested as part of he application.

JMU’s Dual Career and Community Resources Program is available for candidates that will be relocating to the area. For more information,

please visit https://bit.ly/2OTF1NG.

If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance searching or applying for jobs please contact us at (540) 568-3597 or

jobs@jmu.edu. You may also visit the JMU Human Resource Office, located at 752 Ott Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 and we will be happy

to assist you.


We are a community committed to preparing students to be educated and enlightened citizens who lead productive and meaningful lives.


To be the national model for the engaged university: engaged with ideas and the world.

Who We Are

Established in 1908, James Madison University is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, masters and doctoral

programs to more than 20,000 students. JMU is regarded as one of the finest regional universities in the nation and has been continuously cited in U.S. News and World Report, Changing Times and Money Magazine as an outstanding public university. Located in the heart of

Virginia’s beautiful Shenandoah Valley, the city of Harrisonburg is approximately 120 miles from Washington, D.C. and Richmond, VA.

Known for its livability, diversity, local food, arts and natural surroundings, this Virginia Main Street community is a great place to live and work.

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check. E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. James Madison University uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

James Madison University is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of

all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation

or veteran status. We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality. Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

We are not accepting applications for this job through Mathjobs.Org right now. Please apply at https://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/8807.
Contact: LouAnn Lovin
Postal Mail:
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
MSC 1911
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
Web Page: www.jmu.edu/mathstat

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