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Teaching Assistant Professor Position at UNC Chapel Hill

  • 1.  Teaching Assistant Professor Position at UNC Chapel Hill

    Posted 5 days ago

    THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL

    Department of Statistics and Operations Research
    TEACHING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

    Applications are invited for a full-time fixed-term position at the Teaching Assistant Professor level, beginning July 2022.

    The Department is looking for individuals with experience in, or strong potential for, teaching Statistics and Data Science at the undergraduate level, and for contributing to the academic program development and pedagogy of the Department. This is a non-tenure track position with an initial contract of three years that is subsequently considered for renewals, with the possibility of eventual promotions to higher ranks (Teaching Associate Professor, Teaching Professor) and longer-term contracts with an intended career trajectory.

    The primary purpose of this position is to provide instruction for large-enrollment introductory service courses, utilizing appropriate technology enhancements and pedagogy techniques. The successful candidate will teach six undergraduate courses over a two-semester academic year. The position will also be required to provide advising and mentoring for undergraduate students majoring in Statistics and Analytics. Additionally, the position must maintain active involvement and engage in teamwork within the department by serving on departmental committees, supporting departmental initiatives and other departmental projects as they arise. Supplemental summer teaching assignments are generally available for those interested, for additional compensation.

    Candidates with a PhD in Statistics, Operations Research, Mathematics, or a related field are encouraged to apply.

    Review of applications will begin on January 23rd, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

    Applications only accepted through this posting: https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/218013

    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a vibrant center of scientific discovery and innovation, with a commitment to collaboration. Our centers of excellence span diverse areas of Data Science, Statistics and Mathematical Sciences. The quality of life in North Carolina's Research Triangle area is widely considered among the highest in the nation. The Department and University are broadly committed to equity and inclusion. It is part of our institutional mission to teach and engage a diverse community of undergraduate and graduate students. We especially welcome applications from candidates who are committed to advancing these ideals.



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    Serhan Ziya
    Professor
    University of North Carolina
    Chapel Hill NC
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