Assistant Professor in Statistics

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
05 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
03 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

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 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.

Position Summary

The appointment will be at the Assistant Professor level with duties commencing August 2018. 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

The successful candidate should have a demonstrated commitment to interdisciplinary research. We are seeking candidates who will be active collaborators with faculty pursuing research in environmental epidemiology and related fields.

Special Instructions to Applicants

A complete application includes a cover letter, complete CV, graduate transcripts, teaching and research statements, and three letters of reference. The CV and cover letter must address teaching experience. Reference letter writers will be contacted immediately upon submission of application and will receive an email with a link to submit their letter. Letters of reference must be submitted by November 27, 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 Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Diversity Statement

The Department of Statistics is committed to diversity and inclusion and expects candidates to have the ability to advance the department’s efforts in these areas.

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Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Teaching and Advising Duty/Responsibility

Developing and teaching statistics courses at all levels. Advising graduate students.

Percentage Of Time 50 Job Duty Category Research Duty/Responsibility

Disciplinary research in statistical theory, methods and applications. Interdisciplinary
research in environmental epidemiology and related fields.

Percentage Of Time 40 Job Duty Category Service Duty/Responsibility

Departmental and university committees, and service to the profession.