Assistant Professor - Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (6540)

Northern Illinois University

United States

January 16, 2022

Description

Position Details Posting Number FAC0209P

Classification Assistant Professor Working Title Assistant Professor - Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (6540) Position Number 00006540 Job code 2000FACUL Type of Position F FTE 1.00 Representation Union Department Statistics Position Description Summary

The Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science is seeking applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in statistics, data science, or actuarial science. The Department will also strongly consider applicants who have an interest in transforming undergraduate programs to better serve students of diverse backgrounds. Diversity is an institutional value of Northern Illinois University (NIU), the 2021 winner of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. We seek faculty who fully embrace NIU's mission of providing opportunity to a diverse student body by providing them with access to high quality education, hands-on involvement in research and/or artistry, and community engagement.

Position Summary and Duties:

Successful candidates are expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and should have a strong potential for generating external funding for their research program.

Required Qualifications

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • PhD in Statistics, Data Science, Actuarial Science, Mathematics, or related field;
  • Experience teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to develop a highly successful independent research program;
  • Strong potential for generating external funding for their research program;
  • Demonstrated potential for excellence in research and teaching are required.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience teaching and mentoring students of diverse backgrounds is highly preferred.
  • Hiring Rate/Range Commensurate with experience, education, and internal equity; position includes a robust benefits package. Working Hours Posting Date 11/17/2021 Closing Date Priority Review Date 01/16/2022 Special Instructions to Applicants Application Procedures

    Application materials include a current curriculum vitae, doctoral transcripts, three letters of reference, description of research program, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a diversity statement. One of the letters of reference should address the applicant's teaching.

    For full consideration, applicants should submit application materials to https: // employment.niu.edu/postings/60234 by January 16, 2022. Applications received after January 16, 2022 are welcomed, they will be considered as needed.

    Link to Department Homepage https: // www. niu.edu/clas/statistics-actuarial/ Physical Demands Background Check Required Yes EEO Statement

    In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.

    The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

    Ethics and Compliance Officer, Title IX Coordinator Health Services 230 TitleIXCoordinator@niu.edu 815-753-5560

    Visa Policy

    In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

    ADA Accommodation

    NIU remains committed to ensuring that its recruitment and application procedures include full opportunities for applicants with disabilities. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make accommodations for a person's disability during either the application or interview process. An applicant who believes they require an accommodation to participate in the employment process due to a disability may request that accommodation through the Accommodation Request Form. For further assistance, please contact the office of Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Education (AAEOE) at ada@niu.edu.

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    Quick Link https: // employment.niu.edu/postings/60234

    Supplemental Questions

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    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Statement of Research Philosophy
  • Diversity Statement
  • Optional Documents

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