Assistant Professor In Residence
Search #: 495598
Work type: Full-time
Location: Stamford Campus
Categories: Faculty Non Tenure Track
The Department of Statistics at the University of Connecticut invites
applications for a non-tenure track position at the level of Assistant
Professor in Residence. The position is suitable for candidates who wish to
pursue an academic career with an emphasis on teaching and continued growth in
that direction. Normal duties include a teaching load of 21 credit hours of
instruction per year or the equivalent. The successful candidate may be
required to undertake significant tutoring responsibility or other
administrative duties with a commensurate reduction in the teaching load.
The successful candidate will have exceptional communication skills and a
strong commitment to instruction, advising, and mentoring. The incumbent will
teach introductory statistics courses.
The Department is a highly active center of teaching, research, and service
with local, national, and international presence. It is a founding member of
the New England Statistical Society, for which it houses the administration.
Founded in 1881, UConn is a Land Grant and Sea Grant institution and member of
the Space Grant Consortium. It is the state's flagship institution of higher
education and includes a main campus in Storrs, CT, four regional campuses
throughout the state, and 13 Schools and Colleges, including a Law School in
Hartford, and Medical and Dental Schools at the UConn Health campus in
Farmington. The University has approximately 10,000 faculty and staff and
32,000 students, including nearly 24,000 undergraduates and over 8,000
graduate and professional students. UConn is a Carnegie Foundation R1
(highest research activity) institution, among the top 25 public
universities in the nation. Through research, teaching, service, and outreach,
UConn embraces diversity and cultivates leadership, integrity, and engaged
citizenship in its students, faculty, staff, and alumni. UConn promotes the
health and well-being of citizens by enhancing the social, economic, cultural,
and natural environments of the state and beyond. The University serves as a
beacon of academic and research excellence as well as a center for innovation
and social service to communities. UConn is a leader in many scholarly,
research, and innovation areas. Today, the path forward includes exciting
opportunities and notable challenges. Record numbers of undergraduate
applications and support for student success have enabled the University to
become extraordinarily selective.
A Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics, or equivalent foreign degree.
A superior record of teaching undergraduate courses, both methodological
Experience with educational technologies like blackboard and online
Experience teaching and coordinating large lectures.
Evidence of potential for inclusive excellence in teaching, and a deep
commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion through their pedagogical
and/or academic programs.
Teaching experience that includes non-traditional, first-generation,
and/or historically underrepresented student populations.
Experience with grant applications for pedagogical activities.
Involvement in online or flipped courses.
This is a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track position that has the
possibility of leading to a multi-year contract. The position has an
anticipated start date of January 10, 2022. The successful candidate's initial
academic appointment will be at the Stamford campus. Salary will be
commensurate with qualifications and experience.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Employment at the University of Connecticut is contingent upon the successful
candidate's compliance with the University's Mandatory Workforce COVID-19
Vaccination Policy. This Policy states that all workforce members are required
to have or obtain a Covid-19 vaccination as a term and condition of employment
at UConn, unless an exemption or deferral has been approved.
Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful
completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
Please apply online to Academic Jobs Online
https: // academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19417 and submit the following
A cover letter ,
Curriculum vitae ,
Teaching statement (including teaching philosophy, teaching
experience, commitment to effective learning, concepts for new course
Commitment to diversity statement (including broadening
participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and
research and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning
Three (3) letters of reference , at least two of which address your
Inquiries can be addressed to the Hiring Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Full consideration will be
given to applications completed and received preferably before Friday,
November 12, 2021, or until the position is filled.
At the University of Connecticut, our commitment to excellence is complemented
by our commitment to building a culturally diverse community.
This position will be filled subject the budgetary approval.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may
be found at https:// www. ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp .
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a
multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The
diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the
number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently
make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes
serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions,
leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities.
UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our
vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative
Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications
from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally
Advertised: Sep 02 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Nov 21 2021 Eastern Standard Time