The Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science is seeking applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in statistics, data science, or actuarial science. The Department will also strongly consider applicants who have an interest in transforming undergraduate programs to better serve students of diverse backgrounds. Diversity is an institutional value of Northern Illinois University (NIU), the 2021 winner of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. We seek faculty who fully embrace NIU’s mission of providing opportunity to a diverse student body by providing them with access to high quality education, hands-on involvement in research and/or artistry, and community engagement.
Position Summary and Duties:Successful candidates are expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and should have a strong potential for generating external funding for their research program.