Assistant Professor in Data Science

Recruiter
Colorado State University
Location
Fort Collins, Colorado
Posted
03 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
22 Nov 2017
Ref
50334
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Working Title Assistant Professor Posting Number 201700304F Proposed Annual Salary Range Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications Position Type Faculty Work Hours/Week 40 Description of Work Unit

The department currently comprises 18 faculty and over 100 graduate students in our MS, MAS, and PhD graduate programs, and has a network of faculty affiliates at nearby research agencies (National Center for Atmospheric Research, National Institute of Standards and Technology, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, among others). Our faculty members have a wide range of expertise and are involved in various interdisciplinary graduate training and research activities. Internal and external consulting activities of the department are supported through the Graybill Statistical Laboratory. Further information about the department and position is available on our web- page http://www.stat.colostate.edu/. Fort Collins, located one hour north of Denver in a beautiful location along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, offers abundant recreational and cultural opportunities.

The appointment will be at the Assistant Professor level with duties commencing August 2018. The search is open to all areas of statistical inference for data science; for example, statistical machine learning, large-scale computational statistics, and other emerging areas. Applicants should have the ability to contribute to the development and teaching of statistical data science courses at all levels, in collaboration with data science partners in Computer Science and Mathematics. Preference will be given to candidates with strong potential to continue the Statistics department’s tradition in interdisciplinary research and education.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires) Required Job Qualifications

A Ph.D. in statistics or a related field and a commitment to high–quality research in statistics and excellence in teaching are required.

Preferred Job Qualifications

Research area in statistical inference for data science; for example, statistical machine learning, large-scale computational statistics, and other emerging areas.

Ability to contribute to the development and teaching of statistical data science courses at all levels, in collaboration with data science partners in Computer Science and Mathematics.

Strong potential to continue the Statistics department’s tradition in interdisciplinary research and education.

Special Instructions to Applicants

An application includes a cover letter, complete CV, graduate transcripts, teaching and research statements, and three letters of reference. The CV must address teaching experience. Letters referees will be emailed immediately upon submission of an application with a request to upload a letter of recommendation. Letters of reference must be submitted by November 22, 2017 for full consideration. Applications of semifinalist candidates, including letters of reference, will be made available for review by the entire faculty of the Department of Statistics.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Executive Director of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Diversity Statement

Ability to advance the Statistic Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities.

Search Contact fjay.breidt@colostate.edu