Pennsylvania State University, Department of Statistics

Position ID: PSU-TEACHING [#18251, 19972]
Position Title: Teaching Faculty - Statistics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: State College, Pennsylvania 16802, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Statistics, Data Science
Application Deadline: 2022/03/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/09/21, finished 2022/10/01, listed until 2022/03/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Statistics, at the Pennsylvania State University, invites applications at the rank of Lecturer, Assistant Teaching Professor, Associate Teaching Professor and Teaching Professor depending on candidates’ qualifications. Applicants must have a master’s or terminal degree (Ph.D.) in statistics, data science, or a closely related field by appointment start date; at a minimum a master’s degree is required. The courses for which this position would be responsible may range in level from introductory undergraduate to upper-level undergraduate statistics and data science courses. There is also the possibility that the qualified candidate would be expected to teach graduate-level statistics and data science service courses for non-statistics students. Examples of courses the faculty member may be expected to teach include a capstone course for statistics majors and a course on introductory data science and computing. If desired, the opportunity to occasionally teach in an online setting or to help design/redesign courses that benefit our majors is also a possibility.

It is expected that the successful applicant is committed to quality undergraduate teaching (additional details in support of this can be included in the statement of teaching). Applications must be submitted electronically and include a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching experience and contact information for two references. Interested individuals must complete an online Penn State application at and on This is a limited term position that is initially funded for one-year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding. Full review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Additional information about the department can be found at

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Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
Department of Statistics
Penn State University
326 Thomas Building
University Park, PA 16802