The Dr. Bing Zhang Department of Statistics in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky, seeks applications for a Visiting Temporary Assistant Professor to begin August 1, 2023. This is a full-time temporary non tenure-eligible faculty position with an appointment not to exceed one year. This position is open to candidates in any area of statistics, data science, and/or probability. There is an expectation that our new colleague will fully participate in meetings and department/program activities. A Ph.D. in Statistics or a related field is required. Demonstrated excellence in both teaching and research is expected.
The teaching responsibilities for this position will involve teaching three courses per semester at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels.
Applications must include the following: 1) letter of application (upload as Cover Letter); 2) curriculum vitae, 3) teaching statement (upload as Specific Request 1), 4) research statement (upload as Specific Request 2), and 5) statement on inclusivity(upload as specific Request 3): As a department and university, we are strongly committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, and working environment for all. In one to two pages, applicants should reflect on their commitments, approaches, and insights related to inclusion, diversity, and equity. Also provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the academic profile. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.
The selection process will begin December 1st, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.
The Dr. Bing Zhang Department of Statistics offers a stimulating and nurturing academic environment. The faculty are involved in theoretical, methodological, and interdisciplinary research. They direct research programs across a broad range of areas, including bioinformatics, computational statistics, nonparametric methods, applied probability, and high-dimensional inference. The Department annually enrolls over 50 supported graduate students pursuing PhD and master's degrees in Statistics.
For more information about the Department, please visit http://stat.as.uky.edu. Questions about this search should be addressed to William Rayens, Department Chair, Dr. Bing Zhang Department of Statistics, University of Kentucky (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, African Americans, and all minorities.
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Position Time Status: Full-Time
A Ph.D. in Statistics or a related field is required.
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University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.