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Assistant Professor, General Faculty
University of Virginia Department of Statistics

Company Information: The Department of Statistics at UVa was established in 1989 and currently has 15 faculty members. The Department works closely with the Biostatistics Department at the University Medical School, Quantitative Collaborative and other departments on campus. Faculty interests range from theoretical to applied statistics (including statistics in the social, medical, and forensic sciences), and we supervise a growing number of students at all levels. The department offers the Bachelor of Arts, Master of Science, and Ph.D. degrees in Statistics.

Centrally located in Virginia, Charlottesville boasts a thriving intellectual community and cultural life, with easy access to recreational venues and convenient travel to Richmond, Washington D.C. and SAMSI, which combine to make UVa a most desirable place to live and work.

Position Title: Assistant Professor, General Faculty

Duties and Responsibilities: The Department of Statistics at the University of Virginia invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor, General Faculty. This teaching non-tenure track position
has three-year renewable contracts and, with successful reviews based primarily on teaching and service, the opportunity for promotion to Associate and Full Professor. The successful candidate will teach three courses per term, typically with only one or two distinct course preparations. Other duties include student advising, curriculum development, and other departmental and university service. Professional activity that enhances teaching is strongly encouraged. The salary is market-competitive, and voluntary summer teaching for additional compensation is usually available.

The area of specialization is open, but the Department is experiencing increased student demand in both statistics and computing, so we particularly welcome those whose teaching experience spans statistics, computing, and computational sciences. The appointment begins with fall term of 2018 (anticipated start date July 25, 2018).

The University of Virginia is committed to teaching excellence and offers numerous opportunities for development, both professionally and in creating innovative courses and curricula.

Position Qualifications: Applicants must hold a PhD in Statistics or a related field and have a documented record of teaching courses in statistical theory, applications, and/or computation.

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Application Information: To apply, candidates must submit a Candidate Profile via Jobs@UVa (; search on posting number 0621875 and electronically attach the following: cover letter, statement describing teaching philosophy and experience, CV, and contact information for at least three references.

To ensure priority consideration, all application materials must be received by November 30, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Professor Jeff Holt, For questions about the application process in Jobs@UVa, contact Karen Dalton, (434) 924-3222.

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