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Assistant Professor of Statistics, Tenure-Track
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University of Vermont | Burlington, VT
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Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.

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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. Successful candidates will be expected to undertake an active program of research that leads to publication and/or presentation in peer-reviewed scholarly outlets and to seek extramural funding for that research. In addition, successful candidates will be expected to teach, advise, and mentor undergraduate and graduate students.

Assistant Professor of Statistics (tenure track, 9-month appointment)

Candidates are required to have a doctorate in epidemiology, biostatistics or a related discipline, and a research focus on infectious diseases of global significance. The successful candidate will be committed to developing a career as an independently-funded researcher, will hold a secondary appointment in the UVM Larner College of Medicine, and will be a junior investigator in UVM's NIH-funded Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) on translational global infectious disease research. S/he will collaborate with other COBRE faculty members and trainees, devote significant effort toward a research project/program within the COBRE, and participate in COBRE opportunities designed to accelerate the candidate's research career (e.g., research symposia, mentoring, and career development activities). The COBRE efforts include 3-months of dedicated Summer Research effort for the first 3 years of the appointment. The ability to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate statistics courses 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 of Vermont is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community through their teaching, service and research, scholarship or creative arts. 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 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 her or his specific area of expertise, a statement of teaching philosophy, a detailed statement of research interests, a diversity impact statement, and names of at least three people who can provide letters of reference, at least one of which can comment on teaching (these must be entered as part of the online application). All application materials must be submitted online at http://www.uvmjobs.com, position number 00023336. Inquiries may be addressed to Richard Single, PhD, Search Committee Chair (richard.single@uvm.edu, Subject: TT-position). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; applications received by November 2, 2019, will receive full consideration.

Job Open Date 10/16/2019 Job Close Date Category Computer/Information Sciences, Mathematics/Statistics, Public Health

Position Information

Posting Number F1453PO Department Mathematics & Statistics/54040 Advertising/Posting Title Assistant Professor of Statistics, Tenure-Track FLSA Exempt Position Number 00023336 Employee FTE 1.0 Employee Term (months) 9

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