The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Drew University invites applications for a 9-month, non-tenure track visiting Assistant Professor of Statistics or Data Science, to begin August 2019. We have new and thriving undergraduate minors in Statistics and Data Science and high student demand for our Introductory Statistics course. Interested candidates may also teach in our newly created Master of Science in Data Analytics program. A full program description may be found at http://www.drew.edu/data-analytics/.
The successful candidate will be prepared to teach six classes per year in Statistics and Data Science. We seek candidates who have breadth in the discipline and who are passionate about teaching in a liberal arts context in small classes using innovative techniques. Qualified candidates will have work spanning a number of disciplinary boundaries - some specific areas of potential interest include biostatistics, epidemiology, business analytics, computational statistics, data visualization, and/or machine learning.
Education and Experience:
A Ph.D. in statistics, computer science, data science, biostatistics, business analytics, or a related area of mathematical sciences is required.
Application: To apply, submit the following materials as PDFs to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your name in the subject. For priority consideration, please apply by April 5, 2019.
Undergraduate and graduate transcripts
Personal statement that describes how your teaching and research experience speak to the position
Arrange to have sent separately 3 letters of references--at least 2 of which specifically address your experience or potential for excellence in teaching
About Drew University: Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.
Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.
To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.
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About Drew University
Drew University's highest priority is excellence in liberal education in a changing world environment. This priority guides the planning, implementing, and evaluating of the programs and activities of the University as well as the stewardship of its varied resources.