Located in southeast Michigan in the metropolitan Detroit area, the University of Michigan - Dearborn is a public university offering over 90 academic majors, 28 master programs and 3 doctoral programs in 4 different colleges to over 9000 students. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics, part of the College of Arts, Sciences and Letters, offers BS and BA degrees in both Mathematics and Applied Statistics, an MS in Applied and Computational Mathematics, and minors in Mathematics, Applied Statistics and Computer and Computational Mathematics. For more information about the Department, please visit www.umdearborn.edu/math/. The University of Michigan - Dearborn is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Job Description: Assistant Professor in Statistics
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Michigan-Dearborn invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Statistics at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning September 1, 2018.
The standard teaching load is 18 credit hours per year; occasional late afternoon or evening teaching is expected. To allow more time for advancing their research programs, Assistant Professors receive released time for a total of 9 credit hours (normally 3 courses) to be used during the first 3 years of the 6-year probationary period. Promotion and tenure is based upon a candidate’s performance in teaching, research and service.
Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, Data Science or a related field by the starting date of the position. In addition, excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and an active scholarly agenda are expected. A positive attribute is an interest in involving students in research projects.
To apply, please visit https://apply.interfolio.com/44941 and submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, graduate transcripts, at least three letters of recommendation, and statements on your teaching philosophy and research program. At least one of the letters of recommendation should address the candidates teaching. Teaching evaluations would also be helpful. All complete applications submitted by November 30, 2017 will receive full consideration. However, the position will remain open until filled. The contact email for this position is firstname.lastname@example.org. Members of the search committee will be at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Diego, January 11-13, 2018 to interview candidates.
The University of Michigan-Dearborn, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of Michigan is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sex orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. Inquiries or complaints may be addressed to the Office of Institutional Equity, 4901 Evergreen Road, Suite 1020, Administrative Services Building, Dearborn, Michigan 48128-1491, (313) 593-5190. For other University of Michigan information call (734) 764-1817.
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