California State University, Fresno

Position ID: FresnoState-STATBIOSTAT [#11070]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Fresno, California 93740, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Statistics/Biostatistics
Application Deadline: 2017/11/15 finished (2017/10/17, finished 2018/05/20, listed until 2018/04/17)
Position Description:    

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California State University, Fresno (Fresno State) seeks applications for a tenure-track, academic year position (Vacancy #13301; AY 2018/2019) starting at the level as an Assistant Professor to contribute to the statistics program within the department.  In some circumstances, exceptional faculty at higher ranks may be considered.  The successful candidate will engage in teaching, supervising, and advising undergraduate/graduate students; conduct scholarly research in Statistics or Biostatistics that lead to peer-reviewed publications, presentations, and external grant submissions; and be involved in services at all levels of university governance and to the community.  Teaching duties include statistics and mathematics courses at the undergraduate and graduate level and specific assignments will depend on departmental needs and candidate expertise.  The annual teaching load is typically 6-8 courses, depending on course units.  A reduction in the teaching load may be granted in the first two years.  Faculty responsibilities also include development of a research program that involves undergraduate and/or graduate students. Special consideration will be given to applicants who have an interest in big data analysis and/or high dimensional statistics, although all areas of Statistics/Biostatistics will be considered. 

Fresno State is a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) that strives to provide excellent academic experiences for students of diverse backgrounds. Hence, ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from various ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds is required.

Required Education: An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Statistics, Biostatistics, or other closely-related discipline from an accredited institution (or equivalent) is required; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered. For appointment, the doctorate must be completed by the date of appointment (8/16/2018).

Required Experience: 1. Evidence of, or potential for, teaching excellence and scholarly productivity at the university level; 2. Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as computer skills; 3. Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. 

Preferred Qualifications: 1. Teaching experience at the college level; 2. Proficiency in statistical software such as R, SAS, or Python.

Application Procedures: Review of applications will begin 11/15/2017 and will continue until the position is filled.  To apply, applicants must complete an online application at and attach the following: 1. Cover letter specifically addressing required experience and preferred qualifications; 2. Current curriculum vitae; 3. A teaching statement; 4. A research statement; 5. Three current letters of recommendation with at least one letter addressing teaching ability; 6. Names and contact information for three professional references.

The finalists will need to submit official transcripts. 

California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Contact: Steve Chung, 559.278.2462, 559.278.2872 (fax)
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Department of Mathematics
California State University, Fresno
5245 N. Backer Avenue, MS PB 108
Fresno, CA 93740-8001
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