Boston University, Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 347-ASCPOP [#14387]
Position Title: Associate Professor of the Practice
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: 2020/01/01help popup (posted 2019/09/03, listed until 2020/03/03)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Boston University invites applications for an Associate Professor of the Practice position in the field of Statistics in association with its innovative Masters of Science in Statistical Practice (MSSP) program. Designed for individuals with backgrounds in fields like biology, economics, management, and psychology, the MSSP program provides training in the areas of data collection, representation, and exploration, statistical modeling and computing, and consulting, which are critical for decision making across companies, agencies, and nonprofits. The ideal candidate would hold a Ph.D. degree in statistics or closely-related subject. Extensive experience in statistical practice and a strong commitment to teaching are essential. The ideal candidate would teach core courses in the MSSP program, work with students on the in-program consulting projects, help expand the classroom-industry collaboration opportunities, and help develop a new extension of the MSSP practice-centric concept to our undergraduate program. Pending final administrative and budgetary approval, the appointment start date is July 1, 2020. Renewal of the position after the initial two-year appointment is subject to satisfactory performance. Submit the American Mathematical Society cover sheet, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and at least three letters of recommendation that address statistical practice and expository skills, to http://www.mathjobs.org/jobs. Alternatively, send all material to Associate Professor of the Practice Search Committee, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Boston University, 111 Cummington Mall, Boston, MA 02215. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled, with preference given to those received by January 1, 2020. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

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Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Boston University
111 Cummington Mall
Boston, MA 02215

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