Primary Purpose of Position
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at North Carolina A&T State University invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track assistant or associate professor position in Statistics. The Department encourages persons from all areas of statistics to apply but is particularly interested in applicants with research interests and expertise in one or more of the areas of statistics and deep learning, Bayesian statistics, image and textual mining, health data analytics, or environmental/spatial statistics. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics seeks candidates to join a growing body of interactive faculty.
Primary duties include, but are not limited to, teaching at both undergraduate and graduate level, conducting research, advising students, writing grant proposals, publishing in peer reviewed journals, and working collaboratively with the faculty within and outside the department. Service to the Department, College of Science & Technology and the University is also expected.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
North Carolina A & T State University is a public, doctoral/research and 1890 land-grant university that enrolls over 13,000 students. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is an academic unit within the College of Science and Technology, seeking to provide undergraduate and graduate students with an inviting environment that inspires them to become leaders in their fields and areas of expertise. The Department of Mathematics & Statistics offers degree programs in Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, and Mathematics Secondary Education at the B.S. level, Applied Mathematics at the M.S. level, and a doctoral concentration in Data Science and Analytics within the multidisciplinary PhD program in Applied Science and Technology. The Department also offers two minor programs in Applied Mathematics and Mathematics Secondary Education, and an undergraduate certificate program in Data Science and Analytics, and is a major contributor to an online graduate certificate program in Data Analytics offered by the Graduate College. In terms of student credit hours taught, it is, as befits a STEM oriented university, the largest department in the College of Science and Technology.
Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics or Data Science by the anticipated date of employment, experience and track record indicating excellent potential to conduct research and advise students, and ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department.
For the position of assistant professor, applicants must show strong research potential and commitment to excellence in teaching, learning and student success. Research productivity beyond the doctoral dissertation is expected.
For an associate professorship, applicants should show evidence of excellence in teaching, learning and student success, and have an established research reputation, including success in securing extramural funding, record of publications and supervision of graduate students
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
Preference given to those whose research expertise and interests lie in one or more of the areas of statistics and deep learning, Bayesian statistics, image and textual mining, health data analytics, or environmental/spatial statistics. Postdoctoral research experience or equivalent industrial experience and strong statistical data analysis and programming skills are desirable. University teaching experience is a plus.