The Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science at Augsburg University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in the statistics program to begin August 15, 2018. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by October 30, 2017.
The statistics program stresses active learning and cooperates closely with other disciplines such as Mathematics, Computer Science, Business, and the Sciences. Students may earn the Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics with a focus in Statistics or also a minor in Statistics. We have a strong commitment to applied statistics and mathematics. We work with local businesses and nonprofit organizations on projects. Our students regularly engage in research with our faculty and present at regional and national conferences. See http://www.augsburg.edu/urgo/ for more information about faculty/student research opportunities and programs. Our location in Minneapolis allows for engagement and fruitful collaboration with statisticians and colleagues at the many colleges and universities in the Twin Cities as well as local research labs, government organizations, and industry (which includes many Fortune 500 companies).
Interested candidates should have primary teaching and research interests in biostatistics, applied statistics, or statistics. Preference will be given to teacher-scholars who are committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and contributing, through teaching, service, and research, to a richly diverse community of learners. The teaching load is three courses per semester and includes both introductory and advanced classes. Additional responsibilities include student advising, engaging in service activities within the department, the University, and the profession. Production of peer-reviewed scholarship is expected.
A PhD in Biostatistics, Applied Statistics, or Statistics is expected (completed by starting date).
Augsburg University educates students to be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders. The Augsburg experience is supported by an engaged community that is committed to intentional diversity in its life and work. An Augsburg education is defined by excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies, guided by the faith and values of the Lutheran church..., and shaped by its urban and global settings.Set in a vibrant neighborhood at the heart of the Twin Cities, Augsburg Augsburg offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and seven graduate degrees to more than 4,000 students of diverse backgrounds. The trademark of an Augsburg education is its emphasis on direct, personal experience. Augsburg educates students to be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders.Augsburg's undergraduate program of liberal arts and sciences is offered on both a traditional weekday schedule and a non-traditional weekend and evening schedule. Augsburg offers master's degree programs in business, education, leadership, nursing, physician assistant studies, and social work, and a doctoral program in nursing practice. Augsburg's 4,000 students come from diverse religious, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, representing 43 states, 40 foreign countries, and 24 tribal nations/reservations. The University also is a nationally recognized leader in providing services to students with physical or learning disabilities. This on-campus diversity is enhanced by Augsburg's location at the crossroads of the Twin Cities' most diverse neighborhoods. The Univertiy's location also provides access for all of Augsburg's students to participate in community service and internship experiences that not only enhance their classroom learning but also prepare them for life's work in a multi-cultural society.