The Department of Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics 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 include teaching courses, developing new courses and possibly directing programs in statistics or related fields, maintaining an active research program involving students, mentoring and advising students, and participating in department and university affairs. The position will engage in ongoing professional development (e.g., seminars and conferences) to stay current with cutting-edge methodologies.
Open rank (Assistant, Associate, Full Professor)
Full-time preferred, but part-time options are available.
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.
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.
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.
Internal Number: F113
About Azusa Pacific University
The Department of Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics at Azusa Pacific University offers undergraduate programs in mathematics, applied mathematics, physics, and statistics, as well as a single subject waiver for a teaching credential in mathematics; provides General Education mathematics and science courses consistent with the outcomes of a liberal arts education; prepares students for graduate study or success in their chosen careers; and offers a Master of Science in Applied Statistics and Analytics degree program.