The Department of Statistics at the University of Virginia (UVA) College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences invites applicants for the position of Lecturer, General Faculty. This position is non-tenure track with a one-year contract that may be renewable, depending on department needs and a successful review. Annual reviews are based primarily on teaching.
The Department is experiencing increased student demand in both statistics and computing, especially at the undergraduate level. This position requires teaching introductory statistics courses that include statistical computation. The appointment begins August 25, 2022 and ends May 24, 2023.
The successful candidate will teach three courses per semester, typically with only one or two distinct course preparations. Additionally, the candidate will have the opportunity to participate in the department’s strategic plans for expanding undergraduate interdisciplinary programs and activities. Professional activity that enhances teaching is welcomed.
The Department of Statistics at UVA was established in 1999 and currently has 16 research and teaching faculty. The Department works closely with the Biostatistics Department at the Medical School, Quantitative Collaborative (Social Sciences), the newly created School of Data Science, and other departments and schools. Faculty interests range from theoretical to applied statistics (including statistics in the social, medical, and physical sciences), and we supervise a growing number of students at all levels. The department offers Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, Master of Science, and Ph.D. degrees in Statistics.
Applicants must have at least an M.S. in Statistics, Biostatistics, or a related field, by August 2022. Previous teaching, grading, or tutoring experience, preferably in the context of a large research university that offers large undergraduate courses in statistics, is desirable.
Please apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs and attach a cover letter that addresses your interest in the position, qualifications, and past experience with undergraduates and working on issues of diversity, equity and inclusion and/or with diverse populations and/or cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture; CV; statement of teaching philosophy including diversity; contact information for 3 references.Please note, these items may be combined into a single PDF and uploaded at this web address.
Review of applications will begin July 8, 2022; candidates who apply by then will be given priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled.The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.
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To learn more about the position in the Statistics department, please contact Maria Ferrara, Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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