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Auburn University at Montgomery

Location: MontgomeryAL 36117 Document ID: AC254-3QZU Posted on: 2019-02-0802/08/2019 Job Type: Full-time

Job Schedule:Full-time

Assistant Professor in Statistics

Posting Details

Position Information

Vacancy Number: F-00175
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Statistics
Classification Title: Faculty
Department: Mathematics and Computer Science
Employment Type: Full-Time
Minimum Qualifications:
Terminal degree appropriate for the discipline or have the equivalent in training and experience.

"Terminal degree" refers to the highest degree
awarded in a discipline. The doctorate is the terminal degree for most disciplines represented at Auburn University at Montgomery.

Job Open Date: 06/27/2018
Job Close Date:
Quick Link http://www.jobs.aum.edu/postings/3240

Faculty Specific

School: College of Sciences
Contract Type: Nine (9) Months
Tenure Track: Yes
Salary Band: N/A
Special Instructions to Applicant:
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Auburn University at Montgomery (AUM) invites applications for one tenure-track position in statistics at the assistant professor level beginning Fall 2019.

Candidates must have received a Ph.D. in statistics or a closely related field before August 2019. AUM seeks candidates with demonstrated experience in the general area of statistics with preference given to those working in machine learning and data analytics. But, qualified candidates with any statistics background are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will have a strong record of, or outstanding potential for, significant research and excellence in teaching, a commitment to service at both the departmental and university levels, and will possess effective oral and written communication skills. The Department seeks a candidate who can play a role in developing a minor/major program in statistics.

Preference will be given to those working in machine learning and data analytics.

SALARY: Starting salary is negotiable.

Candidates must complete the online application form and upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a copy of graduate transcript, a statement of teaching, and a statement of research to AUM's job website at http://www.jobs.aum.edu/postings/3240.

Candidates must arrange three letters of recommendation to be sent to Dr. Mosisa Aga by email at maga@aum.edu or by mail to:

Dr. Mosisa Aga, Search Committee Chair
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Auburn University at Montgomery
P.O. Box 244023
Montgomery, AL 36124-4023

For full consideration, complete applications must be received by October 19, 2018, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

About the University/College
Founded in 1967, AUM is the metropolitan campus of Auburn University and serves a diverse student body of around 5,000 students. The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers a bachelor's degree in mathematics, a bachelor's degree in computer science, a master's degree in computer science, and a master's degree in computer information systems and cyber security. In addition, the department coordinates a two-year pre-engineering program that prepares students to transfer to an engineering school (usually the main campus of Auburn University).

AUM is located in Montgomery, the state capital of Alabama, which is undergoing a revitalization of its historic downtown. The city of Montgomery was recently voted "Best Historic City in USA" by the readers of USA TODAY and 10Best. The greater Montgomery area, with a population of over 375,000, supports significant cultural attractions including the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, the Montgomery Performing Arts Center, the Rosa Parks Library and Museum, and the Montgomery Zoo. Located in central Alabama, Montgomery also affords easy access to Atlanta, Birmingham, and the Gulf of Mexico beaches.

Auburn University at Montgomery is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity; therefore, we encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Additionally, the safety and security of our campus community is a top priority. All employees at AUM are considered to be Responsible Employees and have the duty to immediately report information that has the potential to adversely impact safety or wellness on our campus.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcript(s)
  4. Statement of Teaching/Research
  5. Statement of Research
Optional Documents
  1. Additional Transcript(s)

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