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Adjunct Instructor or Lecturer of Statistics-DJ

University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL
Closing date
May 16, 2022
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Classification Title:

Adjunct Instructor or Lecturer of Statistics

Administrative Title:

No Administrative Function

Job Description:

The Department of Statistics and Data Science at the University of Central Florida (UCF) seeks to increase its pool of adjunct faculty to teach general statistics courses.

The successful candidate will be required to teach introductory statistics courses as well as contribute to teaching related activities and other services associated with the department's undergraduate programs. Most courses will be taught in face-to-face modality on UCF's main campus in Orlando, but online teaching qualifications may be noted in application materials.

The Department of Statistics and Data Science at UCF is dedicated to high-caliber research at the intersection of statistics, machine learning, data mining, computer science, and applied mathematics and to developing the statistical and analytical abilities of students for success in an increasingly data-driven world. The department currently offers a B.S. in Statistics, a B.S. in Data Science, a B.S. in Actuarial Science, an M.S. in Statistics and Data Science with a track in Data Science, and a Ph.D. in Big Data Analytics. The Ph.D. program in Big Data Analytics is the first of its kind in Florida, and one of only a few programs globally. For more information, visit

The College of Sciences (COS) houses most of the university's natural, computational, and social sciences in eight departments, two schools, and several centers. The college's programs play a key role in advancing UCF as a national research university that is determined to help students from all backgrounds achieve success. For more information, visit

UCF, located in Orlando, Florida, is classified as a Very High Research Activity university by the Carnegie Foundation. With a diverse student body of more than 70,000 students, UCF is one of the largest universities in the country. The university offers more than 200 degree programs. UCF is committed to diversity and was designated a Hispanic Serving Institution in 2019. For more information, visit .


AA-College of Sciences, Department of Statistics and Data Science

Type of Appointment:

Adjunct Faculty

Advertised Annual Salary:

Per department guidelines.

Minimum Qualifications:

An M.S. (for instructor rank) or Ph.D. (for lecturer rank) in Statistics or a closely related field from an accredited institution by the time of hire is required. At least 18 credit hours of coursework directly in statistical methods is required, and other qualifications should be noted in the statement of interest.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience teaching Statistics courses at both lower- and upper-division, which can be noted in the statement of interest.

Special Instructions to Applicants:


Additional Application Materials Required:

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted online through the Human Resources website, https: In addition to the online application, interested candidates should upload the following materials: a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae (CV), and contact information for three references from academic or professional contacts (both phone and email).

NOTE: Please have all application documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

Questions regarding this search should be directed to Dr. Shunpu Zhang,

Florida Clause:

Unless explicitly stated in the job posting, it is UCF's expectation is that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.

Additional Requirements related to Research Positions:

Pursuant to Florida State Statute 1010.35, prior to offering employment to certain individuals in research related positions, UCF is required to conduct additional screening. Applicants subject to additional screening include any citizen of a foreign country who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of education, employment, or training in China, Cuba, Iran, Russia, North Korea, Syria, or Venezuela.

The additional screening requirements only apply to research-related positions, including, but not limited to faculty, graduate positions, individuals compensated by research grants or contract funds, post-doctoral positions, undergraduate positions, visiting assistant professors, and visiting research associates.

These requirements do not apply to U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents if the employment or training was/is through an agency of the U.S. Government. For more information on what information must be provided and the screening process, please see: .

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Central Florida is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: . As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request. The UCF's affirmative action plans for qualified individuals with disabilities and protected Veterans are available for inspection in the Office for Institutional Equity, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., upon request.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.
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