Lecturer in Statistics

University of Florida
Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

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Engineering & Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 519550
Work type: Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Education/Instructional
Department:16480000 - LS-STATISTICS

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Job Description:

The Department of Statistics at the University of Florida seeks qualified applicants for a full-time nine-month, non-tenure-accruing Lecturer, beginning August 16, 2022. The primary duties include the teaching of undergraduate statistics courses for statistics 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. Opportunities for summer teaching are likely.

UF is ranked the 5th best public university in the United States by US News and World Report 2022, with exceptional research, teaching, and a university-wide commitment to diversity. 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 events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities. Applicants are encouraged to visit the departmental website https://stat.ufl.edu/ to learn more about the Department of Statistics.

Salary:Salary is competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package.Minimum Requirements:

A Ph.D. in Statistics (or related field).

Preferred Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in Statistics (or related field) is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at jobs.ufl.edu, search job 519550, 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, (3) a link to a short (5-10 minute) instructional video prepared by the applicant on a topic of his or her choice, and (4) The names and email addresses of three references must be provided. An email will be sent to your references, requesting them to upload their confidential letter to the submission packet.

Applications will be reviewed beginning January 15, 2022 as received and the position will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received by January 31, 2022. 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].

Final 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 education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated 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.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

This position was originally posted under requisition#86616. All previous applicants do not need to reapply.

Health Assessment Required:No

Advertised: 17 Dec 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Open until filled

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