Assistant/Associate Professor, Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences

Recruiter
Colorado State University
Location
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
Posted
21 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
19 May 2018
Ref
55547
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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 webpage http://www.stat.colostate.edu/.

Position Summary

The responsibilities of this position include consulting/collaborative research (50%) and teaching (50%).

For the consulting/collaborative research portion of the position, the faculty member will provide advice on statistical design, analysis, and interpretation, and collaborate with environmental epidemiologists, and more broadly environmental and occupational health faculty in CSU’s Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences.

Teaching duties will include teaching courses in the Department of Statistics with a focus on service courses in introductory and applied statistics as well as serving on graduate student committees.

Job Qualifications

The position requires a strong commitment to interdisciplinary research and education. A Ph.D. in statistics or a related discipline is required. Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching is also expected.

Preferred Job Qualifications

Several years of experience in applied statistics, especially biostatistics for environmental health applications, is strongly preferred. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills are essential.

Special Instructions to Applicants

A complete application includes a cover letter, complete CV, three letters of reference, and a statement (1-3 pages) describing both the candidate’s experience in collaboration and/or consulting and teaching experience and philosophy. References will be contacted immediately upon submission of application and will receive an email with a link to submit their letter. For an application to be considered complete, all three letters of recommendation must be submitted one week after full consideration date. No mail in applications or letters will be accepted.

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.

Search Contact stephens@stat.colostate.edu

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Consulting/Collaborative Research Duty/Responsibility

The faculty member will provide advice on statistical design, analysis, and interpretation, and collaborate with environmental epidemiologists, and more broadly environmental and occupational health faculty in CSU’s Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences

Percentage Of Time 50 Job Duty Category Teaching Duty/Responsibility

Teaching duties will include teaching courses in the Department of Statistics with a focus on service courses in introductory and applied statistics as well as serving on graduate student committees.