Assistant Professor of Statistics

North Carolina Agriculture Technical State University

United States

October 18, 2021

Description

Posting Details Classification Type EHRA

Primary Purpose of Position

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, North Carolina invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track assistant professor position in Statistics. The department encourages persons from all areas of statistics to apply but is particularly interested in applicants with research interests and expertise in one or more of the following research areas: survey sampling, nonparametric statistics, computational statistics, and statistics education research. The department seeks candidates to join a growing body of interactive faculty.

Primary duties include, but are not limited to, teaching at both undergraduate and graduate level, conducting research, advising students, writing and securing grant proposals, publishing in peer reviewed journals, and working collaboratively with the faculty within and outside the department. Service to the Department, College of Science & Technology and the University is also expected.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

North Carolina A & T State University is a public, doctoral/research and 1890 land-grant university that enrolls over 13,000 students. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is an academic unit within the College of Science and Technology, seeking to provide undergraduate and graduate students with an inviting environment that inspires them to become leaders in their fields and areas of expertise. The Department of Mathematics & Statistics offers degree programs in Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics and Data Science, and Mathematics Secondary Education at the B.S. level, Applied Mathematics at the M.S. level, and a doctoral concentration in Data Science and Analytics within the multidisciplinary PhD program in Applied Science and Technology. The Department also offers two minor programs in Applied Mathematics and Mathematics Secondary Education, and an undergraduate certificate program in Data Science and Analytics, and is a major contributor to an online graduate certificate program in Data Analytics offered by the Graduate College. In terms of student credit hours taught, it is, as befits a STEM oriented university, the largest department in the College of Science and Technology.

Minimum Requirements

Ph.D. in Statistics or Biostatistics; and experience and a track record indicating excellent potential to conduct research, obtain extramural funding, advise students, and experience teaching undergraduate and graduate courses is required.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

Preference given to those whose research expertise and interests lie in one or more of the areas of survey sampling, nonparametric statistics, computational statistics, and statistics education research. Postdoctoral experience or university teaching and/or statistical consulting experience is desirable. Strong statistical data analysis and programming skills is a plus. Additionally, applicants must show strong research potential and commitment to excellence in teaching, learning and student success. Research productivity beyond the doctoral dissertation is expected.

Required License or Certification

None

Working Title Assistant Professor of Statistics

Position Number 001446 Salary Range Commensurate with education and experience FLSA Exempt Position Type Faculty Appointment Type Permanent - Full-time Tenure Track Yes FTE If Time Limited, Appointment Length Organizational Division Mathematics Dept Organizational Location College of Science and Technology Organizational Unit Mathematics Dept

Posting Number EPA1315

Open Date 09/13/2021 Close Date - for postings that do not use Open Until Filled 10/18/2021 Open Until Filled No Open Until Filled Minimum Application Period Postings: Positions remaining posted after this date are continuing to accept applications, but may close at any time. Applications received by this date will receive full consideration, applications received after this date may receive consideration depending upon the status of the search Date Position Available January 2022 Special Instructions to Applicant

1. You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment at https: // jobs.ncat.edu/ with the job posting number listed above to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application.

2. Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting.

3. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks.

4. North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

5. North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have or will you have a Ph.D. in Statistics or Biostatistics at the time of anticipated appointment date?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have peer-refereed journal publications in statistics, biostatistcs, advanced data analytics or data science?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have experience in securing externally funded contracts or grants in areas related to this position?
  • Yes
  • No
  • No, but in other unrelated areas
  • Please indicate your years teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level:
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1 - 3 years
  • 3 - 5 years
  • 5 or more years
  • Have you trained students at the undergraduate or graduate level in research?
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Research Statement
  • Bachelor's Degree - Copy of transcripts
  • Master's Degree - Copy of transcripts
  • Ph.D. - Copy of transcripts
  • Optional Documents

  • Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD-214)
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