Longwood University, Department of Mathematics & Computer Science

Position ID: 1919-ASSTPROFSTATISTICS [#14250, F0346]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Farmville, Virginia 23909, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: none (posted 2019/08/12)
Position Description:    

Longwood University, a historic public liberal arts institution and host of the 2016 U.S. Vice Presidential Debate, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Statistics (#F0346) to begin August 2020.

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position (#F0346) in Statistics to begin August 2020. Professional responsibilities include teaching 12 credit hours per semester of undergraduate statistics and mathematics courses, including statistics courses in Longwood’s Civitae Core Curriculum and courses for mathematics majors. We are seeking candidates interested in strengthening current statistics courses as well as creating new offerings in statistics. This includes contributing to the development and implementation of a university-wide applied statistics minor. In addition to the primary responsibility of teaching, faculty are also expected to advise students effectively, to make service contributions, and to engage in scholarship and professional activity, including undergraduate research.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in statistics or in mathematics with an applied statistics background. Candidates who are ABD will be considered. At least 18 graduate hours in mathematics and experience teaching undergraduate statistics courses are preferred. A demonstrated commitment and ability to work with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff, and constituents in support of the university mission is preferred.

A comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts foundation, Longwood has a distinctive mission to develop citizen leaders who are prepared to make positive contributions to the common good of society. Founded in 1839, Longwood is the third-oldest public university in Virginia. The Department offers Bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics, with an option for a secondary education endorsement in the latter. For more information about the department, see http://www.longwood.edu/mathcs/.

Longwood is part of the proud tradition of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Roughly one hour’s drive from Charlottesville, Lynchburg, and Richmond, Longwood is located in the historic two-college community of Farmville. Longwood currently has more than 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students and more than 34,000 alumni. It maintains affiliations with the neighboring Robert Russa Moton Museum of civil rights history and the Longwood Center for Visual Arts, a nationally accredited university art museum. A member of the Big South Conference, Longwood competes at the NCAA Division I level.

Salary will be commensurate with credentials and experience. Commonwealth of Virginia benefits accompany this position. A successful criminal background investigation is required.

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. To apply, please submit a letter of application, vita, a statement of teaching philosophy and research goals, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and the names of three people who will send letters of reference. Candidates should instruct references to send their letters directly to the address below. Please indicate position #F0346, and send materials in PDF format to:

Dr. Phillip Poplin

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Longwood University

201 High Street

Farmville, VA 23909

mathcs@longwood.edu

Please submit a “Release of Information Form” (http://solomon.longwood.edu/media/human-]resources/solomon/RELEASE_form04.05.doc), and “EEO Data Collection Form” (http://solomon.longwood.edu/media/human-resources/solomon/EEOFormrevJuly2012.pdf). The EEO form is voluntary. Please indicate Position #F0346 and submit documents to:

Human Resources

Longwood University 201 High Street Farmville, VA 23909

Phone: 434-395-2074

Fax: 434-395-2666

Email: humres@longwood.edu

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Longwood University will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodations to applicants in need of accommodations in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process. You are not required to note the presence of a disability on your application. If, however, you require accommodations in the application and/or interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 434-395-2074 or humres@longwood.edu.

The Annual Fire and Security Report(s) include campus security information, campus fire statistics, safety procedures, and provides statistics for criminal and disciplinary offenses. The report(s) are provided annually in compliance with the Clery Act and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA). Longwood University’s Annual Safety and Security report and the Annual Fire Safety report is available at: http://solomon.longwood.edu/media/police/public-site/2018-annual-security-and-fire-report-FINAL.pdf. A hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety reports and/or a copy of the Fire Log are maintained at the Longwood Police Office and will be provided upon request.

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