Lecturer in Statistics (67958)

Gainesville, FL
Dec 12, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Lecturer in Statistics (67958)

Gainesville, FL
Open Date:
Dec 11, 2020

The Department of Statistics at the University of Florida seeks qualified applicants for two 9-month academic year lecturer renewable positions to begin in August 16, 2021. Primary duties include the teaching of undergraduate statistics courses for majors and non-majors and undergraduate courses for data science majors offered by the Department of Statistics. Interest in online teaching is a plus.  The department currently is home to both a statistics major and a data science major.  

The role of lecturers is highly valued by the department and the university. To encourage and facilitate their professional development, lecturers at the University of Florida are eligible for promotion through the ranks of Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, and Master Lecturer.  

Salary is competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package. Opportunities for summer teaching are likely.

The Department is committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ethnicity/race, gender identity and expression. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville community enjoy a diversity of cultural event, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities.


A PhD in Statistics (or related field) is preferred.

Application Instructions:

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/81939 and must include: (1) a letter summarizing the applicant's qualifications and interests in the Department, (2) a complete curriculum vitae including statistics teaching background and experience, and (3)  three confidential letters of recommendation sent on their behalf to their Interfolio submission packet. 

Applications will be reviewed beginning January 15, 2021 as received and the position will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received by January 31, 2021. All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education. Send email inquiries to [email protected]

The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).