The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Oakland University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of statistics, beginning Fall Semester 2019. While all areas of statistics will be considered, preference will be given to candidates having expertise in areas such as statistical learning, Bayesian inference, computational statistics, longitudinal data analysis, reliability, and survival analysis. Responsibilities of this position include teaching, research, and service to the university. For this appointment, candidates must have a Ph.D. in statistics or biostatistics (or its requirements completed by August 2019). The primary selection criteria will be an applicant's potential for quality research and effective teaching in support of the Department's instructional responsibilities. Amongst applicants who are found highly qualified with respect to these criteria, preference will be given to those with strong research potential and evidence of experiences and/or potential in developing research links, funding, and student internships with industry and/or government. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Ph.D. in statistics or biostatistics (or its requirements completed by August 15, 2019).
Special Instructions to Applicants::
Please upload a cover letter, a vita and publication list, graduate transcripts (copies acceptable for application), research statement and a teaching statement. Please also upload a Diversity Statement that describes your interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality. The cover letter should include the names and email addresses of those providing letters of reference. In addition, names and contact information for at least three letters of recommendation must be provided. The application system will then contact the letter writers via email and provide them with instructions for uploading. At least one of the letters of reference should address the teaching effectiveness and potential of the candidate. Also include teaching evaluations from faculty and students if available.
Applications should be completed by February 23, 2019 to ensure full consideration.
Questions may be directed to: Harvey Qu, Chair, Statistics Search Committee Department of Mathematics and Statistics Oakland University Rochester, Michigan 48309-4485 Phone: (248) 370-3425 Fax: (248) 370-4184 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants are also encouraged to submit additional materials that are specifically relevant to their qualifications and the stated selection criteria. These may be uploaded under the
Internal Number: 15579
About Oakland University
As a state-supported institution of higher education, Oakland University has a three-fold mission. It offers instructional programs of high quality that lead to degrees at the baccalaureate, master?s and doctoral levels, as well as programs in continuing education; it advances knowledge and promotes the arts through research, scholarship, and creative activity; and it renders significant public service. In all its activities, the university strives to exemplify educational leadership in a diverse and inclusive environment.