Lecturer of Statistics



Lecturer of Statistics – Search #67502
College of Science and Mathematics – Department of Mathematical Sciences – Statesboro campus


The Department of Mathematical Sciences in the College of Science and Mathematics invites applications and nominations for the position of Lecturer of Statistics. This position will be located on the Statesboro campus.

In January 2017, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents voted to consolidate Armstrong State University and Georgia Southern University. The new, 27,000-student university will be named Georgia Southern University with campuses in Savannah, Statesboro, and Hinesville. The expected timeline for the first entering class will be fall 2018. Complete details are available at http://consolidation.georgiasouthern.edu/.

Within this setting, the Department of Mathematical Sciences contributes significantly to the mission of the University through scholarly endeavors, engagement of students, and outreach to the community and the profession. The department, which has 50 full-time faculty members on the Statesboro campus and 20 full-time faculty members on the Armstrong campus, offers courses in mathematics, mathematics education, and statistics, and has undergraduate programs in mathematics and a certificate program in actuarial science. The Statesboro campus offers a Master of Science program with concentrations in Pure and Applied Mathematics, Statistics, and Computational Science. The department features an energetic faculty with active colloquia and seminar series, including a Distinguished Lecture Series. In addition, many faculty members are active in professional organizations, some serving in leadership positions at the regional and national levels. It is expected that the successful candidates will strengthen these initiatives.

Position Description. Reporting to the department chair, the Lecturer position requires teaching and service responsibilities as well as at least a master's degree. The position centers on strengthening the department's undergraduate course offerings and will include a workload of 15 hours per semester in core curriculum courses, consisting of contact hours in the classroom and additional service associated with student success in the core curriculum. The successful candidate will also possess a commitment to innovative methods of instruction and professional development in the area of teaching. The position is a 9-month, non-tenure-track, appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications:
• At least an earned Master's degree in statistics or a closely related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in statistics by August 1, 2018.
• Evidence of a strong commitment to undergraduate education.
• Demonstrated effectiveness in instruction in statistics or the mathematical sciences.
• A minimum of 2 years of at least part-time college/university teaching experience.
• Good command of written and spoken English.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Earned doctorate in statistics.
• A minimum of 2 years full-time college/university teaching experience.

Screening of applications will begin January 22, 2018, and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2018. A complete application consists of a letter clearly addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; three professional references; an unofficial transcript of all graduate work; and a brief description of a commitment to excellence in teaching. Applications (including three letters of recommendation) must be submitted through www.MathJobs.org. Only complete applications submitted through MathJobs will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation.
Applications and nominations should be sent to:
	
Dr. Andrew Sills, Search #67502
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Georgia Southern University
P. O. Box 8093
Statesboro GA 30460-8093
Electronic mail: asills@georgiasouthern.edu
Telephone: 912-478-5424

More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu or http://cosm.georgiasouthern.edu/math. Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities and who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service within the University and beyond. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Vice Provost.

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