Lecturer in Statistics

University of Vermont
Winooski, VT
Closing date
Dec 4, 2023
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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Vermont is seeking applicants for a non-tenure-track position at the rank of Lecturer, with duties to start in August of 2024.
The applicant must have an earned M.S. or Ph.D. in Statistics or a closely related area, a strong teaching record, and the ability to teach a variety of Statistics courses effectively. Prior experience teaching statistics is essential, and prior experience or willingness to teach in hybrid or online formats is a plus. Prior experience teaching undergraduate-level statistics is highly desirable, as is prior experience or willingness to teach using active learning and project-based methods.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a typical course load (4 courses) during each of two semesters per year. A modest amount of service and academic advising is also expected. There is no research-related workload associated with this position. The appointment period is nine months per year, but opportunities for teaching additional summer courses may be available for additional compensation. UVM offers generous benefits packages, including health, dental, retirement contributions, and tuition remission.

The University of Vermont, established in 1791, is a comprehensive research university with a current enrollment of 12,000+ undergraduate, graduate, and medical students. The scientific and academic environments in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, and throughout the UVM community are dynamic, highly collaborative, and multi-disciplinary. The University is in Burlington, Vermont, about 90 miles south of Montreal. Burlington is often rated as the best small city in America for quality of living and features year-round outdoor recreation and cultural events. Greater Burlington has a population of approximately 150,000 and enjoys a panoramic setting on Lake Champlain, bordered by the Adirondack and Green Mountains.

UVM is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community. We are an educationally purposeful community seeking to prepare students to be accountable leaders in a diverse and changing world. Members of the University of Vermont community embrace and advance the values of Our Common Ground: Openness, Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Innovation, and Justice. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to the ideals of accessibility, inclusiveness, and academic excellence as reflected in the tenets of Our Common Ground. To that end, candidates must provide a diversity impact statement as part of the application detailing how they will further the diversity of the college through their teaching and service at the University. The application is considered incomplete without this document.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law.

Applications must be submitted online at www.uvmjobs.com (search position #00023066). Applicants must provide:● Cover letter that highlights relevant teaching experience and technical expertise● 1-page statement describing your teaching philosophy● 1-page statement on diversity● Current CV● Names and contact information for three references (these must be entered as part of the uvmjobs.com application and will be managed through that system).

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and applicants are encouraged to submit their applications by 12/10/2023. A background check will be conducted on each final candidate. Please address any questions about this position, or the application process, to jeff.buzas@uvm.edu.
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