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Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Statistics (F322)
Location: Azusa, CA United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 02/12/2019
Expire Date: 04/12/2019
Job Categories: Other, Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration
Job Description
Assistant or Associate Professor of Statistics (F322)
School/College: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Department: Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics

Location: Azusa, California, United States

Description:
The Department of Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics invites applications for a faculty position in applied statistics/data analytics. This faculty member will primarily teach in the M.S. in Applied Statistics and Analytics program and will assist with instruction at the undergraduate level. The opportunity also exists to serve as program director for the masterís program. Currently, the department has 11 full-time faculty members. In addition to the masterís program, the department has an undergraduate minor in applied statistics and offers several general education courses including Introduction to Statistics.

Responsibilities:
Teach courses, develop new courses and possibly direct programs in statistics or related fields, maintain an active research program involving students, mentor and advise students, and participate in department and university affairs. Engage in ongoing professional development (e.g., seminars and conferences) to stay current with cutting-edge methodologies.

Level: Assistant or Associate Professor

Qualifications:
A Ph.D. in statistics or a related discipline OR an M.S. with substantial professional experience in statistics or analytics.
Emphasis in biostatistics preferred.
Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence.
An interest in helping students to integrate their faith and their studies.

Experience:
All candidates should have experience teaching statistics at the university level OR substantial professional experience in statistics or analytics. Candidates interested in directing the masterís program should have demonstrated leadership experience. The ideal candidate will have an active research program and relevant experience which could lead to the establishment of industry, government, or health care organization partners.

Workload: Full-time of 24-units preferred, but part-time options are available.

Mental Demands:
Ability to integrate Christian values in all aspects (teaching, research, and mentoring).
Ability to engage in critical thinking and exercise independent judgment.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information.
Self-starter, ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form.

Hire Date: Position will begin August 16, 2019.

About our College:
The mission of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) is to cultivate academic programs of excellence, to foster a culture of scholarship for faculty and students, and to prepare students for advanced study, civic engagement, and a well-lived life. In keeping with this mission, CLAS has developed two new masterís programs: the M.S. in Biotechnology beginning Fall 2017 and the M.S. in Applied Statistics and Analytics which started in Fall 2018. These programs enhance an exceptional undergraduate curriculum that equips students to engage the world academically, practically, and spiritually.

Additional Information:
Candidates must align with Azusa Pacific University's Christian identity. Faculty members are expected to sign a Statement of Faith (available at http://www.apu.edu/about/believe), to adhere to the policies outlined in the Faculty Handbook, and to integrate the Christian faith in teaching and scholarship.

Azusa Pacific University is a Christ-centered, multicultural community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical foundation.

Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Azusa Pacific University conducts background checks on all final candidates.

Application Procedure:
To apply, visit http://www.apu.edu/cp/employment/. Applications will be reviewed as received. Applicants are encouraged to submit a statement of teaching philosophy and a research statement. Letters of recommendation are optional.
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Website:http://www.apu.edu/cp/employment/
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Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering over 80 bachelor°Įs, master°Įs and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional centers across Southern California, APU has been recognized as one of U.S.News & World Report's Best Colleges for seven years running. The university provides outstanding opportunities for staff in advancement, professional growth, and Christian ministry. APU seeks staff who model excellence in their discipline and have a clear and compelling understanding of their faith and Christian commitment.

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