Department of Mathematics and Statistics, James Madison University

655 10632Position ID: JMU-TTSTAT18 [#10632]
Position Title: Tenure Track Position, Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Starting Date: 2018/08/24
Application Deadline: finished (2017/09/01, finished 2018/09/02, listed until 2018/03/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at James Madison University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in Statistics starting from August 2018. Preference will be given to candidates with an interest in applied statistics, data science, research with undergraduate students, and who demonstrate experience in implementing innovative pedagogies and learning technologies. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in statistics or related area, demonstrated ability in teaching, and demonstrated potential in scholarship. The department offers a B.S. degree with a major in Statistics, minor in Statistics, and is in the process of developing a minor in Data Science. Faculty teach introductory statistics and upper level statistics courses in support of statistics major and minor programs, as well as other mathematics courses related to their interests.  Other priorities include consulting with faculty and students in other disciplines and working with undergraduates in research. 

To apply: Applicants should complete an online form at and then submit application materials through the mathjobs website

Complete applications will include:
• letter of application addressing the specific nature of this position,
• curriculum vitae,
• statement of teaching philosophy,
• research statement,
• transcript photocopies, and
• three letters of recommendation.

Review of applications will begin November 10, 2017.  Apply by that date to guarantee full consideration.

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