The University of Arizona, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: UA-GLBP [#19919]
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Tucson, Arizona 85721, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field
Application Deadline: (posted 2022/04/18, listed until 2022/06/01)
Position Description:    

*** the listing date or deadline for this position has passed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Arizona is searching for up to three Global Professors of Statistics and Data Science to start in Fall 2022.

UArizona has entered into an agreement with the Capital University of Economics and Business (CUEB) in Beijing to offer a dual degree in Statistics and Data Science. Foundational courses will be delivered by CUEB faculty, and advanced courses will be delivered by UArizona faculty at CUEB, leading to two Bachelor of Science degrees.

Global Professors will help develop courses for the program, teach three to four courses per semester, advise students, and one of them will serve as the liaison between the Beijing and Tucson campuses.

Minimum Qualifications:

-A Master's degree or PhD in Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field

-Two years of teaching experience

-Experience in advanced topics in Statistics, such as statistical computing, regression analysis, statistical learning, probability theory, and statistical theory
-Fluency in English (native-speaker level) sufficient to teach courses at both campuses

-Ability to meet visa and entry requirements at the host campus and to comply with policies of both universities

Preferred Qualifications:

-Demonstrated success in engaging, motivating, and inspiring students

-Higher priority will be given to applicants who have background in a specialized area of Statistics, e.g., Bayesian statistics, nonparametric statistics, data visualization, time series, survey sampling, or natural language processing

-Experience teaching abroad

-Experience in academic administration

The successful candidate will be expected to relocate to Tucson for training and course development during the Fall semester of 2022, and to relocate to Beijing for the Spring semester of 2023 (liaison position) or the Fall semester of 2023. They should have the desire to learn Mandarin and engage with Chinese culture. The Professor candidate must demonstrate flexibility in adapting to changes in Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and University guidelines, policies, etc. surrounding health and safety in view of pandemic uncertainties.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Projected start date is August 15, 2022.

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Application Materials Required:
Those requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of Mathematics
617 N. Santa Rita Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85721