Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering over 80 bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional centers across Southern California, APU has been recognized as one of U.S.News & World Report's Best Colleges for seven years running.
Position Title: Statistics Faculty
Position Tracking Number: F113
School/College: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department: Mathematics and Physics
Location: Azusa Campus
Description: The Department of Mathematics and Physics invites applications for a faculty position in applied statistics/data analytics. The position involves teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level, depending on interests and skills; preference will be given to those with ability to teach business analytics courses. The opportunity also exists to serve as program director for the newly developed M.S. in Applied Statistics and Analytics. Currently, the department has 11 full-time faculty members. In addition to the new master's program, the department also has a new undergraduate minor in applied statistics and offers several general education courses including Introduction to Statistics.
Responsibilities: Teach courses, develop new courses and possibly direct programs in statistics or related fields, maintain an active research program involving students, mentor and advise students, and participate in department and university affairs. Engage in ongoing professional development (e.g., seminars and conferences) to stay current with cutting-edge methodologies.
Level: Open rank (Assistant, Associate, Full Professor)
A Ph.D. in statistics or a related discipline OR an M.S. with substantial professional experience in statistics or business analytics
Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence.
An interest in helping students to integrate their faith and their studies.
Experience: All candidates should have experience teaching statistics at the university level OR substantial professional experience in statistics or business analytics. Candidates interested in directing the master's program should have demonstrated leadership experience. The ideal candidate will have an active research program, relevant experience which could lead to establishing industry, government or health care organization partners, and/or experience in successful academic program development.
Workload: Full-time preferred, but part-time options are available
Ability to integrate Christian values in all aspects (teaching, research, and mentoring).
Ability to engage in critical thinking and exercise independent judgment.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information.
Self-starter, ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form.
Hire Date: Open until filled.
About our College: The mission of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) is to cultivate academic programs of excellence, to foster a culture of scholarship for faculty and students, and to prepare students for advanced study, civic engagement, and a well-lived life. In keeping with this mission, CLAS has developed two new master's programs: the M.S. in Biotechnology beginning Fall 2017 and the M.S. in Applied Statistics and Analytics to start in Fall 2018. These programs enhance an exceptional undergraduate curriculum that equips students to engage the world academically, practically, and spiritually.
Additional Information: Candidates must align with Azusa Pacific University's Christian identity. Faculty members are expected to sign a Statement of Faith (available at http://www.apu.edu/about/believe), to adhere to the policies outlined in the Faculty Handbook, and to integrate the Christian faith in teaching and scholarship.
Azusa Pacific University is a Christ-centered, multicultural community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical foundation.
Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Azusa Pacific University conducts background checks on all final candidates.
Application Procedure: To apply, visit http://www.apu.edu/cp/employment/. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.
Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. A leader in the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering more than 100 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional centers across Southern California, APU continues to be recognized annually as one of America's Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report.