University of Vermont
Assistant Professor of Statistics (focus on Social Science or Social Justice)
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Vermont (UVM) invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The Department is seeking applications from qualified individuals whose research is in the area of social science or social justice. This position provides outstanding opportunities for collaborative/interdisciplinary research with the Vermont Complex Systems and Data Science Center, the Larner College of Medicine, the UVM Cancer Center, the UVM Transportation Research Center, the Social Sciences Center, the Center on Disability and Community Inclusion, the Vermont Advanced Computing Core, and the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources.
Assistant Professor of Statistics (focus on Social Science or Social Justice) (tenure track, 9-month appointment)
Candidates are required to have a doctorate in statistics, biostatistics, data science, or a related field prior to the start date. The successful candidate will have the ability to maintain an excellent research program that leads to publication and presentation in peer-reviewed scholarly outlets, interest in undertaking collaborative social science and/or social justice research with other groups at UVM, and the potential to secure extramural funding. The ability to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate statistics courses, and the potential to supervise graduate students, is required. A competitive startup package is available.
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. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. To that end candidates must provide a diversity impact statement as part of the application detailing how they will further the diversity of the unit through their research, teaching and/or service at the University.
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, the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, and throughout the UVM community are dynamic, highly collaborative, and multi-disciplinary.
The University is located 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.
The applicant must submit a current curriculum vitae identifying their specific area of expertise, a detailed statement of research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, a statement of commitment to diversity, and names of at least three people who can provide letters of reference (these must be entered as part of the online application). All application materials must be submitted online at http://www.uvmjobs.com, position number 005669. Inquiries may be addressed to Richard Single, PhD, Search Committee Chair (email@example.com – SUBJECT: SocSci TT Job Inquiry) Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; applications received by December 1, 2022, will receive full consideration.