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Assistant Professor of Statistics

  • Richmond Campus
  • College of Science, Tech, Eng & Math
  • Fulltime Faculty

Title: Assistant Professor

Position Type: Fulltime Faculty

Search Type: External - minimum 7 days

Department: 21R000 - Science, Tech, Engineering & Math

Division: 2R0000 - Academic Affairs

Position Location: Richmond Campus

Driver Classification: Non-Driver

FLSA: Exempt

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Posted Salary Grade: Faculty Full Time - 01

Retirement:   KTRS 

Contact Person: Shane Redmond


Job Summary/Basic Functions

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Eastern Kentucky University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in statistics at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2023. The successful candidate is expected to teach 12 hours per semester, including general education, introductory statistics, and graduate-level statistics courses; establish a record of scholarship and publication; and contribute to departmental, college, and university service.

New faculty will be given a one-course reduction for two semesters of their first two years of the appointment.

Review of application materials will begin January 9, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a Diversity Statement as part of their Cover Letter or as an additional attachment with their application materials.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. or ABD in Statistics, Biostatistics, or a related area with a specialization or emphasis in statistics from an accredited or internationally recognized institution by the start of employment

Experience: The successful applicant will present evidence of the potential for teaching excellence in general education courses and statistics courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels; the potential to establish a scholarship program; the potential to contribute to the department in terms of service such as advising, recruiting, and statistical consulting; and a commitment to and support of diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.

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Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates with data science skills; programming experience in R, Python, or SAS; and the ability to involve and engage students in graduate and undergraduate research.

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Sponsorship: Visa sponsorship will be considered on a case-by-case basis, depending upon the needs of the unit, available sponsorship budget, and the qualifications of the candidate.

Funding Source: Institutional

Open Until Filled: Yes

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AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.


Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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