Posted on Thursday, April 26, 2018
The Department of Statistics at the University of Connecticut-Storrs
invites applications for a non-tenure track position at the level of
Assistant Professor in Residence.
The position is suitable for candidates who wish to pursue a career
with an emphasis on teaching and continued growth in that
direction. The position is subject to budgetary approval.
The Department is a highly active center of teaching, research, and
service with local, national, and international presence. It is a
founding member of the New England Statistical Society, for which it
houses the administration. The University of Connecticut itself is in
a transformational period of growth supported by the $1.7B Next
Generation Connecticut (http://nextgenct.uconn.edu/)
and the $1B Bioscience Connecticut (http://biosciencect.uchc.edu/)
investments and a major new Academic Plan: Path to Excellence (
The successful candidate will have exceptional communication skills
and a strong commitment to instruction, advising, and mentoring.
A Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics, or data science; a superior
record of teaching undergraduate courses, both methodological and
applied; experience with educational technologies like blackboard and
online homework systems; teaching and coordinating large lectures.
A record of innovative classroom strategies;
coordination of TAs; experience with grant applications for
pedagogical activities; involvement in online or flipped courses.
This is a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track position that has the
possibility of leading to a multi-year contract. Normal duties include
a teaching load of six three-credit courses per year, or the
equivalent, and an advising load shared with the Department’s
Undergraduate Program Director. The position has an anticipated start
date of August 23, 2018. The successful candidate’s academic
appointment will be at the Storrs Campus. Salary will be commensurate
with qualifications and experience.
Go to https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs/ and select “Faculty Positions” to be
redirected to Academic Jobs Online to complete your
application. Please include the following: a cover letter and
curriculum vitae. Additionally, please follow the instructions on
Academic Jobs Online and request three letters of reference to be
submitted on your behalf, at least two of which address your teaching
qualifications. Inquiries can be addressed to the Hiring Committee at
of applications will begin immediately. Full consideration will be
given to applications completed and received before Friday, June
Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent
upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics
which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp .