The Assistant Professor is a member of the ranked faculty with an intermediate academic rank who has demonstrated achievement in the areas of teaching, research, and professional service appropriate to the discipline. The Assistant Professor’s teaching responsibilities are assigned by the academic department head and may include serving as an academic advisor. The Assistant Professor engages in scholarly activities beyond those associated with teaching and is expected to demonstrate professional productivity in research, based upon the availability of resources and consistent with the mission of the University.
Description of Primary Duties:
The Department of Mathematics at Missouri State University seeks a tenure-track (9-month) Assistant Professor in statistics. The ideal candidate will have a well-defined research program in statistics that will enhance current department research interests in applied statistics, data analysis, can lend support to our program in actuarial science, and be committed to innovative teaching. Specific duties include the teaching statistics courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels; curriculum development; engaging in research leading to peer-reviewed publications; supervising student research/projects; service to the Mathematics department, College of Natural and Applied Science, Missouri State University, the local/regional community and the profession.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Assistant Professor are prescribed in the Faculty Handbook. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
Required Qualifications: Applicants must have (an anticipate completion by August 2020) a doctoral degree in statistics, exhibit strong potential for research, exhibit evidence of excellence in teaching, commitment to service and professional activities, and exhibit effective oral and written communication skills. The ability to develop knowledge, respect, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required. The letter of application must include a commitment to working with diverse populations.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
First date of consideration will be November 15, 2019.
Make sure you provide a list of 3-5 professional references; we will contact them for reference purposes.
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