- Austin, TX, USA
- Full Time
Assistant Professor of Statistics (Tenure Track)
Department of Mathematics
St. Edward's University, a nationally ranked, independent Catholic university and Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) invites applications for a full-time, 9-month, tenure track position as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics, beginning August 2023 or later. St. Edward's is characterized by its commitment to the Holy Cross educational mission to educate the hearts and minds of a diverse student body that is deeply committed to social justice.
The successful candidate will work to develop and teach courses, maintain a program of scholarly activity that includes mentoring student research, and engage in professional service. They will also work with the Mathematics Department to assist with the development and launch of a new degree in data science. The typical teaching load is four courses per semester with opportunities for reassignment for research.
St. Edward's University embraces excellence through diversity and especially encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented racial, ethnic, sexual, and gender minority groups. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to supporting a diverse student body.
For consideration, applicants must have an earned Ph.D. in statistics or a closely related field.
Essential Responsibilities Include:
- Teaching MATH 3320 Applied Statistics
- Developing and teaching new courses in statistics and/or data science
- Teaching other mathematics courses as needed
- Academic advising
- Mentoring students in multi-year research projects
- Other duties as assigned
The University offers an excellent TOTAL REWARDS package! An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at; https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary
Medical & Rx Coverage (HSA & FSA Available), Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Pet Insurance, Annual Leave & Paid Sick Leave, Retirement Plan, Tuition Benefits, Paid Holidays, and Services & Discounts
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants should apply online at https://stedwards.applicantpro.com. Application packages should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three references, and a statement describing your teaching philosophy and your approach to working on projects with undergraduate students. In addition, all applications must include a diversity, equity, and inclusion statement that details the candidate's (1) knowledge, (2) track record, and (3) plans for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion as a professional at St. Edward's University (2-page maximum). Your DEI statement should be included as a separate document and should not contain your name or any other personally identifiable information.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
About the SCHOOL OF NATURAL SCIENCES
The School of Natural Sciences is home to six academic departments, including Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Forensic Science, Kinesiology, and Mathematics. The School of Natural Sciences also houses the Wild Basin Creative Research Center, a 227-acre preserve that is open to the public and supports university teaching and research activities, and the Institute for Interdisciplinary Science, an NSF-funded center that fosters cross-sector partnerships, interdisciplinary collaborations, and training in informatics and emerging technologies. The School's 650 majors learn in modern facilities including over 110,000 square feet of teaching and laboratory space. Our faculty are committed to engaging students in the classroom and providing experiential learning opportunities through research experiences and internships.
ABOUT ST. EDWARD'S UNIVERSITY
Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic, liberal arts institution of 2,900 undergraduate and 700 graduate students located in Austin, Texas. It is an exciting time to be part of the St. Edward's community as the university increases its global engagement to educate students for the opportunities and challenges of a 21st-century world. SEU is a diverse community that appreciates faculty and students from all backgrounds. Consistent with its Holy Cross heritage, the university maintains a strong commitment to diversity and global initiatives. More information about St. Edward's University may be found at www.stedwards.edu.
Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion St. Edwards University is a diverse community devoted to proactively nurturing a campus-wide culture that promotes and ensures equity, respect, inclusion and safety for all members regardless of race, color, national origin, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity, socio-economic background, or physical ability. We are one University that opens our hearts and minds to conversations, to learning and to creating a community that is welcoming of all. Regardless of position, it is expected that each employee will embrace this commitment and demonstrate an attitude of respect toward and acceptance of all members of our community. For more information on our commitment to diversity, please visit our website https://www.stedwards.edu/about-us/diversity-equity-inclusion
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. We require U.S. citizenship or permanent residency for employment, and we are not offering visa sponsorship at this time.
A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.
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