Emory University, Oxford College

Position ID: 2681-VAP [#19842]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Quantitative Theory and Methods
Position Location: Oxford, Georgia 30054, United States
Subject Area: Quantitative Theory and Methods
Application Deadline: (posted 2022/04/05, listed until 2022/10/05)
Position Description:    

Position Description Located 36 miles east of Atlanta on Emory’s original campus in Oxford, Georgia, Oxford College of Emory University invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Quantitative Theory and Methods (QTM), to begin August 1, 2022. QTM is Emory's statistics and data science program. The initial appointment will be for one year with the potential for renewal.  Responsibilities are teaching a 3-3 (18 total credit hours) including Advanced Calculus for Data Science as well as other QTM courses commensurate with the candidate’s skills and interests. This is a salaried position with Emory benefits. 

Applications from women, non-binary people, and historically underrepresented minorities are particularly welcome. 

Qualifications Required Qualifications: Applicants should most likely hold (or expect to hold by August 2022) a doctoral degree in a quantitative discipline, including but not limited to mathematics, statistics, biostatistics, data science, computer science, economics, or epidemiology. Otherwise exceptional applicants without a doctoral degree (for example, those with a Masters or who are ABD) will also be considered.  

The successful applicant must also possess an interest in excellence in teaching first- and second-year undergraduates and the ability to teach advanced calculus for data science (MATH 210), which includes advanced integration, Taylor series, multivariable differentiation and integration, and optimization (a fuller curriculum is available here).  

 Preferred Qualifications: Preference may be given to applicants with any of the following: ability to and interest in teaching probability theory (QTM 210), statistical critical thinking (QTM 110), R and/or python, and/or introductory undergraduate statistics with an R lab (QTM 100); demonstrated excellence teaching first- and second-year undergraduates; or research interests in quantitative analysis of sports or human health. Please note you should still apply even if none of these applies to you. 

About Oxford: One of Emory University's four schools partnering in undergraduate education, Oxford College provides 950 first- and second-year students of high academic profile an intensive liberal-arts program for the first two years of their Emory bachelor’s degree. We are interested in candidates with a commitment to working with a remarkably diverse student body in an inclusive learning community

Application Instructions To apply, please submit a cover letter (may be the email itself), CV, a teaching statement or philosophy (whichever you already have prepared), and the names of two references who can speak to your skill as a teacher (may be on your CV) by 4/15/2022 either via Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/103266 or email to zbinney@emory.edu for full consideration. Please also reach out to zbinney@emory.edu with any questions! 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. EEO/ AA/ Disability/ Veteran employer.

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Contact: Zachary Binney
Postal Mail:
801 Emory Street
Web Page: http://apply.interfolio.com/103266