Temporary Assistant Professor, Statistics

Job no: 499546
College / VP Area: College of Ag & Natural Res
Work type: Faculty
Location: Newark
Categories: Applied Economics & Statistics, Full Time

POSITION: The Department of Applied Economics and Statistics at University of Delaware (UD) invites applications for a temporary full time Assistant Professor in Statistics to begin Spring 2023. The position will be a 12-month, full-year appointment with approximately 90% of time devoted to teaching and 10% of time devoted to service. The new hire will primarily contribute to our MS Applied Statistics online program.


Teaching: This position will be responsible for teaching 8 courses per year on topics such as biostatistics, applied multivariate statistics, time series analysis, among other possible topics according to the interests of the candidate and the needs of the department. Teaching would primarily support the online MS Applied Statistics. Responsibilities also include advising MS Applied Statistics students on course selection and progress through the program.

Service: The successful candidate will serve on the MS Applied Statistics coordination committee helping to plan, organize, and oversee the curriculum of the program in concert with the director and other program faculty. All members of the Department of Applied Economics and Statistics contribute to Department/University/Professional service activities and to the departmental mission of statistical literacy on campus.

REQUIREMENTS: A Ph.D. in Statistics or a related field with experience applying statistics to research or other applications. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of excellence in teaching, especially at graduate levels. Individuals with significant work experience applying statistical analysis are preferred. We seek individuals that will incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion into their teaching and mentoring and can demonstrate plans and experience creating a diverse and inclusive learning environment.

GENERAL INFORMATION: The Department of Applied Economics and Statistics is an interdisciplinary academic unit within the University of Delaware’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Currently, the Department consists of 17 full-time faculty who teach and supervise approximately 100 undergraduate majors and 80 graduate students. The Department includes the Statistical Laboratory, which services clients both on and off campus and the Center for Experimental & Applied Economics, an experimental economics laboratory. The University of Delaware is located in scenic Newark, Delaware, within 2 hours of New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. The University is a Land Grant, Sea Grant, Space Grant, and Carnegie Research University, with external funding exceeding $250 million. A recipient of a NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award, UD has a service to assist dual-career couples and supports work-life balance through family-friendly policies.

DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

APPLICATION: To apply, submit an application including: (i) a letter of application, (ii) a curriculum vitae, (iii) a statement about teaching including courses taught, (iv) a statement describing your previous efforts and future plans to create a diverse and inclusive learning environment and (v) the names and contact information of at least three references. Submitted documents will be shared with departmental faculty.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and veterans. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html. Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.

For questions about the position, contact Dr. Tom Ilvento ([email protected]), Director, MS Applied Statistics Program, Department of Applied Economics and Statistics, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware.

Notice of Non-Discrimination, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
The University of Delaware does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability, religion, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in its employment, educational programs and activities, admissions policies, and scholarship and loan programs as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies. The University of Delaware also prohibits unlawful harassment including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

Applications close: Open until filled

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