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Richard Lockhart, Professor

Stat & Act Sci; Simon Fraser Univ.     
Phone:  (778) 782-3264
Burnaby BC V5A 1S6                     FAX:    (778) 782-4368
e-mail:   lockhart@sfu.ca

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From: "Bethany White" <bwhite@stats.uwo.ca>
Subject: [d-ssc] Associated Faculty Position / Data Analytics Program Specialist @ Ohio State University
Date: September 14, 2015 at 5:45:42 PM PDT

Open Statistics Faculty / Data Analytics Program Specialist Position @
Ohio State University

The Department of Statistics in the College of Arts and Sciences at The
Ohio State University invites applications for an Open Rank Faculty / Data
Analytics Program Specialist position to begin in the autumn semester of

The focus of this non-tenure-track faculty position is the enhancement of
student learning in the university's new undergraduate Data Analytics
major (http://data-analytics.osu.edu) through teaching and program support
and development. We seek individuals who are committed to excellence in
undergraduate teaching and education and have interests and expertise in
areas of statistics related to data analytics.

This faculty position which has been designed to allow a motivated
individual to impact undergraduate education both inside and outside of
the classroom is a hybrid position that consists of a 45% appointment as a
non-tenure-track faculty member and a 55% appointment as a data
analytics program specialist. The faculty portion of the appointment
entails teaching three to four undergraduate statistics courses per year
(nine contact credit hours). The program specialist portion of the
appointment entails, in conjunction with other statistics faculty,
coordination and development of the major program.

For appointment at the associate or full level, applicants should have
demonstrated ability for leadership in the practice of data analytics and
in statistical pedagogy and academic program development at the
undergraduate level. For appointment at the assistant level, applicants
should have evidence of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level
and expertise in modern data analytic methods.

Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in Statistics (or related area) by
August 16, 2016, and to present evidence of excellence in teaching and of
expertise in statistical methodology related to data analytics.

Further information about the department can be found at
http://www.stat.osu.edu/, and information about the undergraduate Data
Analytics major can be found at http://data-analytics.osu.edu/.

Application Instructions:

Applicants should apply electronically at
https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6046. Applicants should submit a
cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statements of research and teaching
interests, and arrange for submission of at least three letters of
reference, at least one of which should address the applicant's teaching
qualifications. New or recent Ph.D.'s should include graduate school
transcripts with their applications.

Review of applications will begin after the application deadline of
November 29, 2015. Inquiries may be directed to Megan Woodall at

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and
intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our
learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to
dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our
community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an
NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West
Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national
origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.


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