Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Statistics or Data Science

Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY

Job posting number: #7198472

Posted: December 4, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

About Hofstra
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Enrolling more than 10,000 students, Hofstra offers students an array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs spanning the arts, humanities, sciences, business, engineering, law, health care, communications, and more.

Our accomplished faculty collaborate with students to explore interdisciplinary questions and produce innovative research that lays the foundation for future personal and professional success. With a beautiful campus in Hempstead, NY, Hofstra’s location seamlessly merges the tranquility of coastal suburban living with the boundless opportunities of nearby New York City.

Hofstra University seeks candidates who will contribute to a supportive climate for students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.
Position Title Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Statistics or Data Science
Position Number 896483
School/Division Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences-Natural Science
Department
Full-Time or Part-Time Full-Time
Description
The Department of Mathematics at Hofstra University invites applications for openings for a full-time, tenure-track, assistant or associate professor position in Statistics or Data Science for Fall 2024 as part of a cluster in Big Data and Computational Research with a total of four positions in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics & Astronomy. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in mathematics, statistics, or related field with a strong statistical background, a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education, and experience in teaching at the undergraduate level for both mathematics majors and general liberal arts students. The cluster is designed to support the University’s goals with respect to diversity, inclusion, and belonging, and the Mathematics Department encourages candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education to apply. The review of applications will begin on January 30, 2024 and the position will remain open until filled. Interested individuals should submit (1) a curriculum vitae (indicating specific teaching experience), (2) a statement of research interests, (3) a statement of teaching experience, interests, and philosophy, (4) a statement on how your work will contribute to the objectives around diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within the department, describing your plan to address DEI in your teaching, mentorship, and service, and (5) a list of three references. The Department of Mathematics is a medium-sized, diverse, and growing department; additional information about the department, faculty, facilities, etc. is posted on the web at: https://www.hofstra.edu/mathematics/.
Qualifications
PhD in mathematics, statistics, or closely-related discipline.
Experience teaching undergraduate mathematics and statistics courses as instructor of record.
Demonstrated commitment to promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion in an educational environment.


Preferred Quals Summary
Prior experience applying active-learning or student-centered pedagogy.
Post-doctoral experience.
Openness to collaborate with the computational cohort to develop undergraduate classes and research initiatives.
Special Instructions
Please upload the following with your application for consideration:
Cover letter
Curriculum vitae
Statement of research interests
Teaching statement including evidence of effectiveness as an educator and approach to creating an inclusive learning environment
A statement on how you will contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion within the department, describing your plan to address DEI in your teaching, mentorship, scholarship, and service
Email address and phone number of three professional references

Review of applications will begin on January 30, 2024 and the position will remain open until filled.
Inquiries should be directed to Mathematics Department at [email protected].



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