American University, Mathematics and Statistics

143 13963Position ID: AU-TERM [#13963]
Position Title: Professorial Lecturer or Instructor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Washington, District of Columbia 20016, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics or Statistics
Application Deadline: 2019/06/21 (posted 2019/05/28, listed until 2019/11/28)
Position Description:    

Position Announcement: Instructor or Professorial Lecturer Department of Mathematics and Statistics College of Arts and Sciences American University

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for two term faculty positions for Academic Year 2019-2020. Rank will depend on terminal degree, and if appropriate stature in the field. The appointment is a 9-month term position and will commence on August 26, 2019. Review of submitted materials is guaranteed if the materials are received by May 31, 2019. The search will continue until the position is filled, or until August 1, 2019 whichever comes first.

Applicants should hold a Masters (initial rank: Instructor) or a PhD (initial rank: Professorial Lecturer). Some teaching experience in service level statistics courses is preferred. For one of the positions, some familiarity with the area of Data Science is also preferred, in particular familiarity with the programming language R. The position will require the incumbent to teach 18-21 credits hours per year of mathematics or statistics courses, mostly at the undergraduate level. All faculty are expected to hold office hours and participate in School and University activities and service.

Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit applications via: Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), and copies of recent published papers or working papers. Please contact Chris Mitchell, Director of Undergraduate Studies, 202-885-6947 or if you have any questions.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including recently developed MS degrees in Data Science and the Mathematics of Information Science and Security. The Department is organized under the College of Arts and Sciences, which is where scholarship in the Arts, Humanities, and Sciences is pursued. Learn more about the College of Arts and Sciences at , .and about the department at .

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities. American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.

Faculty Search Plan For Internal Use Only Position Title/Classification Instructor or Professorial Lecturer Position Number TBD Search Objective To hire two people at the rank of Instructor or Professorial Lecturer to replace two departing faculty members. Search Committee Chair Chris Mitchell Search Committee Mary Gray, Mike Limarzi, James Dickens, Maria Barouti, Jaime Miller Recruitment Strategy Our strategy is to reach out to local candidates by reaching out to the local mathematics and statistics community. Placement of Position Announcement: Publications, Web Sites, and Other The American University HR website; the MathJobs website; the website of the American Statistical Association Timeline The timeline will be ass follows. We will post the ad as soon as it is approved. We will guarantee consideration for application received for four weeks following the posting of the ad on the AU website. Ideally, this will be done by May 15th. We will construct a short list of 4 candidates to be interviewed. Interviews will be conducted over a single day using Skype. We intend to make the offer by early June. The search will be completed by August 1st, regardless of outcome. EEO and Affirmative Action Goals Diversity of faculty is a very important end for the department, and our search will reflect this as a priority NOTES

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
Faculty Search Committee
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
American University
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20018-8050

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