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VISITING ASST PROFESSOR STATISTICS (2 POSITIONS)

Requisition # 74444

Position Basics


Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Tuesday, March 29th, 2022
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:Statistics & Actuarial Science

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Negotiable
Position Description:

The Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science invites applications for non-tenure-track faculty positions on a one-year appointment to teach statistics courses during the 2022-23 academic year.  Applications are welcome for either full-time (100%) on a 3-course teaching load per semester or half-time (50%) on a 3-course teaching load for the year.  Each of these positions receives full benefits, and each may be extended up to three years, upon approval by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.



 Applicants must possess a Master’s degree in statistics or a related area, by the start date of the appointment.  A PhD in statistics or a related area is preferred.  Excellent communications skills and experience teaching at the collegiate level are required.  Common research interests with current faculty and experience teaching statistics courses are desired.  Employment begins on August 17, 2022, and candidates must be free to assume the duties and be legally able to work in the United States on that date.  Review of applications will begin April 1 and continue until both positions have been filled.



Applications should be submitted online at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/content/faculty/.  Refer to Requisition # 74444.  Applications should include a cover letter, indicating preference for the full-time or the half-time position; a current CV; a Statement on Teaching; a Statement on Diversity; academic transcript(s); and a list of references, including names and contact information.



Three letters of reference are required.  Letters should particularly address the applicant’s potential for excellence in teaching.  Upon submission of the online application materials, references will be notified by email with directions. 



The Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science offers seven degrees.  The PhD degree is offered in statistics, with concentration areas in actuarial science/financial mathematics, biostatistics, data science, and probability/mathematical statistics; MS degrees are offered in actuarial science, data science, and statistics; and BS degrees are offered in actuarial science, data science, and statistics.  For additional information about the Department, please refer to our web site:  https://stat.uiowa.edu/



Founded in 1847, the University of Iowa offers its 28,000 students over 200 areas of study.  Among the University’s distinctions are one of the largest university-owned teaching hospitals in the nation, and the internationally acclaimed Writers’ Workshop, which fostered the talents of Ray Bradbury, John Irving, W.P. Kinsella, Flannery O’Connor, Jane Smiley, and Kurt Vonnegut.



The Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.  The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Education Requirement:

  • Master's degree in statistics or related field.

Required Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Experience teaching at the collegiate level.

  • Ability to work legally in the United States by August 17, 2022.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • A PhD in statistics or a related area is preferred.

  • Common research interests with current faculty and experience teaching statistics courses are desired.


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
Teaching Statement
Diversity Statement
Academic Transcript(s)
List of References
 Number of References:  3
 Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.   

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.


Contact Information


Contact:Tamara S Siegel - tamara-siegel@uiowa.edu
Clas-Statistics & Actuarial Sc
Schaeffer Hall
20 East Washington Street
241 SH
Iowa City, IA 52242
Department URL: https://stat.uiowa.edu/



The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Institutional Equity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

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