Senior Faculty Position in Applied Statistics and Data Science
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Georgia State University invites applications for a senior (associate or full professor) faculty position in Applied Statistics and Data Science with an anticipated start date of August 2020. The candidate will develop and lead the Department’s applied statistics program, so we seek energetic candidates with vision and experience, developing, innovative degree programs. The successful applicant will guide the department faculty through significant curriculum change and development in the coming years.
Georgia State University, an enterprising R-1 university, is located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, a vibrant international city in the Southeastern U.S. GSU enrolls and graduates one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation. The Department is committed to serving this student body and advancing innovative research by building a diverse faculty. Preference will be given to candidates who have a strong record of (a) research that developed and applied novel statistical and data-driven techniques, (b) extra-mural funding, (c) experience in teaching applied statistics and in implementing modern pedagogical methods, and (d) productive collaborations with subject-matter researchers. Senior administrative experience is a plus, as is collaboration with industry.
Georgia State University is currently developing a broad and multidisciplinary data science program. The successful candidate will work within an environment that includes faculty members from Mathematics and Statistics, Computer Science, Robinson College of Business, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Neuroscience Institute, Center for Translational Research in Neuroimaging and Data Science. The successful candidate will advance research collaborations in data science at GSU.
In addition to Applied Statistics, faculty within the Department of Mathematics and Statistics specialize in statistics, algebra and discrete mathematics, computational mathematics, and applied mathematics including mathematical biology and neuroscience. The Department offers Baccalaureate, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees. For further information regarding the Department and its programs, please visit the web site here.
Applicants should include a cover letter that indicates their research specialties and interests, a Curriculum Vitae, a research statement, a statement that describes their experience teaching applied statistics and mentoring diverse individuals, and/or how the candidate plans to contribute to the inclusive excellence of the university. Applications should be submitted directly to MathJobs. If a candidate cannot submit application electronically, then it may be sent to Chair of the Applied Statistics Search Committee, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Georgia State University, P.O. Box 4110, Atlanta, GA, 30303-3083, USA.
Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment will be conditional upon background verification.
Georgia State University, a Research University of the University System of Georgia, is an EEO/AA Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
Limited Term Visiting Lecturer
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the downtown Atlanta campus of Georgia State University invites applications for a visiting lecturer position in mathematics and statistics beginning August 2020. We seek a candidate who demonstrates excellence in teaching a diverse body of students, possesses effective communication skills in classroom teaching and in one-on-one settings, and has a demonstrated commitment to the success of undergraduate students, preferably in a large public university setting with a diverse student population. Candidates should have a strong background in mathematics or statistics and a Ph.D. in mathematics, statistics, or a related field is required. Preference will be given to those candidates who have at least one year of effective full-time college/university teaching experience in mathematics and/or statistics, as demonstrated in the application materials or during a campus visit.
Duties will consist of teaching 12 contact hours per semester. Lecturers typically teach primarily lower level undergraduate mathematics and statistics classes including, but not limited to, precalculus, elementary statistics, and calculus courses. For this particular position, preference will be given to candidates who can teach Applied Probability and Statistics for Computer Science and Mathematical Models for Computer Science along with other statistics courses. This is 1-year position, renewable for one more year based upon satisfactory performance.
Georgia State University is a national leader in innovative instruction and the academic success of diverse populations. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is at the heart of many of these successes. The department currently consists of 21 tenure track faculty, 11 lecturers (of various ranks), and 3 academic professionals. The department is in charge of 11 core courses and teaches the 2nd most lecture credit hours of all departments on the downtown campus. The department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in mathematics and statistics.
Applications should be submitted directly to Mathjobs. If a candidate cannot submit an application electronically, then it may be sent to Chair of the Visiting Lecturer Hiring Committee, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, 30303, USA. The following items are required:
1. Application cover letter
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Teaching statement
4. Transcripts of graduate work
5. Evidence of success in the classroom in addition to student evaluations, if applicable
6. Three letters of reference (two must address your instructional abilities)
Review of applications will begin March 1st, 2020. An offer of employment will be conditional upon background verification.
Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class. For more information please visit our website at http://mathstat.gsu.edu.
Chair of the Lecturer Hiring Committee
Department of Mathematics and Statistics,
Georgia State University,
Atlanta, GA, 30303
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Georgia State University
25 Park Place, 14th Floor
Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3083, USA