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07/04/2017
Assistant Professor of Statistics and Director
St. Cloud State University

Company Information: Founded in 1869, St. Cloud State is an award-winning regional public university and proud member of the Minnesota State Universities & Colleges system. The 100-acre campus is about an hour northwest of Minneapolis and St. Paul, along the oak-crowned west bank of the Mississippi River. St. Cloud State students prepare for life, work and citizenship by exploring the world around them and making it better. St. Cloud State employees value active and applied learning, community engagement, sustainability, and global and cultural understanding. These commitments complement more than 200 majors, minors and pre-professional programs, 60 graduate programs and 250 student clubs and organizations. St. Cloud State began as a normal school in 1869 and became St. Cloud State Teachers College in 1921. Bachelor’s degrees were first offered in 1925. Master’s degrees debuted in 1957. In 1975, the institution became St. Cloud State University. In recent years, the University added applied doctoral programs in Higher Education Administration and Educational Administration and Leadership. A diverse mix of students from Midwestern towns and U.S. metropolitan areas are learning alongside more than 1,000 international students from about 80 nations.

Additional information on St. Cloud State University can be found at: http://www.stcloudstate.edu

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Statistics and Director of the Statistical Consulting and Research Center, fixed-term (one year) position (contingent upon budget and available funds)

Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate’s primary assignment (75%) will be to teach introductory courses in statistics. In addition, as Director of the Statistical Consulting and Research Center (25%), the successful candidate will oversee the center’s work in providing statistical expertise for students, faculty, and external clients. The successful candidate will also serve on department committees and be professionally active. Appointment date is August 15, 2017. Department information is available at: http://www.stcloudstate.edu/mathstat

Position Qualifications: Required:
• Master’s Degree in Statistics
• Evidence of effective teaching with modern statistics education methods
• Evidence of excellent communication skills
• Statistical consulting experience
• Evidence of demonstrated ability to teach and work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds

Preferred:
• Ph.D. in Statistics
• Experience running a statistical consulting center

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Benefits:

Website: http://bit.ly/2usbUGB

Application Information: Apply for this position directly at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/stcloudstate/default.cfm

Application deadline is July 16, 2017. Only complete applications will be considered. A complete application will include the following:
• Letter of application addressing the qualifications listed above
• Curriculum vitae/resume
• Evidence of effective teaching (student and/or peer evaluations)
• Names, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses of three (3) current professional references who can speak to the candidate’s qualifications
• Copies of transcripts (undergraduate/graduate/Ph.D.); if advanced to finalist, official transcripts will be required
Note: Each required document must be uploaded for your application to be considered.

Contact Information:
Dr. Michael Ernst
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Phone: 320.308.3001
E-mail: mdernst@stcloudstate.edu

Contact Email: mdernst@stcloudstate.edu

Application Deadline: 07/16/2017