Assistant Professor, General Faculty

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Working Title: Assistant Professor, General Faculty

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Statistics

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 10-18-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of Statistics at the University of Virginia invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor, General Faculty. This teaching non-tenure track position has three-year renewable contracts and, with successful reviews based primarily on teaching and service, the opportunity for promotion to Associate and Full Professor. The successful candidate will teach three courses per semester, typically with only one or two distinct course preparations. Other duties include student advising, curriculum development, and other departmental and university service. Professional activity that enhances teaching is strongly encouraged. The salary is market-competitive, and voluntary summer teaching for additional compensation is usually available.

The area of specialization is open, but the Department is experiencing increased student demand in both statistics and computing, so we particularly welcome those whose teaching experience spans statistics, computing, and computational sciences. The appointment begins with fall term of 2018 (anticipated start date July 25, 2018).

The University of Virginia is committed to teaching excellence and offers numerous opportunities for development, both professionally and in creating innovative courses and curricula. The University is an extremely vibrant and active intellectual community, located in the historical city of Charlottesville, with easy access to SAMSI, Blue Ridge Mountains, the state capital of Richmond, and Washington, D.C.

Applicants must hold a PhD in Statistics or a related field by the appointment start date and have a documented record of teaching courses in statistical theory, applications, and/or computation. To apply, candidates must submit a Candidate Profile via [email protected] (; search on posting number 0621875 and electronically attach the following: cover letter, statement describing teaching philosophy and experience, CV, and contact information for at least three references.

To ensure priority consideration, all application materials must be received by November 30, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Professor Jeff Holt, [email protected] For questions about the application process in [email protected], contact Karen Dalton, [email protected] (434) 924-3222.

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia assists UVA faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more about these services, please see

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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