California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Statistics Department

Position ID: 2313-TT [#20528]
Position Title: Tenure Track Position - Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: San Luis Obispo, California 93407, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: none (posted 2022/09/01)
Position Description:    

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The Statistics Department in the College of Science and Mathematics at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, is seeking a full-time, academic year, tenure-track position, with appointment beginning September 14, 2023. Appointment at the Assistant Professor rank is anticipated; higher ranks will be considered. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The College of Science and Mathematics (CSM) at California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse, equitable, and inclusive university community that reflects and serves the population of California. Cal Poly strongly values diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), especially in the classroom and among its areas of study. Cal Poly seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. Cal Poly seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the University and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. The successful candidate will consider teaching strategies that promote student success, especially for students from historically excluded communities. Successful candidates should consider the University’s goals for diversity, equity, and inclusion in their approach to teaching, research, and service.

Cal Poly embraces a teacher-scholar model in which faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, produce scholarship in their field of interest, and provide service to the institution. The selected candidate will consider using creative lecture and laboratory teaching approaches that include current and emerging technologies to enhance student learning and participate in scholarly practices such as peer-reviewed research, conference presentations, and grant development that leads to publication. The selected candidate will pursue a systematic program of research and scholarship, curricular improvement, and participate in service activities including committee service, student advising, and building industry relationships.

Primary responsibilities will include teaching introductory and upper-level statistics and data science classes for statistics majors and minors. Additional responsibilities may also include teaching master’s level statistics courses and supervising graduate students as well as teaching introductory statistics courses to non-majors.

It is expected that the successful applicant is committed to quality undergraduate and master’s level teaching, continued scholarly activity, and service to the University. Candidates with an interest in and ability to pursue scholarly projects with students at both the bachelor’s and master’s level are preferred. Applicants with data science and computing experience are especially encouraged to apply.

At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly’s values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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Contact: Andrew Schaffner, 805-756-2709
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1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
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