Assistant Professor in the Area of Applied Statistics

Position ID: 37685
Valdosta State University
College of Arts & Sciences
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor
Job Description: 
General Summary of Responsibilities

The Department of Mathematics seeks applicants for an academic, tenure earning faculty position in the area of Applied Statistics with experience in Data Science.

We are seeking applicants with a commitment to undergraduate teaching and the ability to lead program development in the area of Data Science.

Responsibilities include teaching a 4/4 load during the academic year (Fall and Spring); 
developing undergraduate courses; conducting an active research agenda which leads to publications in peer-reviewed venues; and providing service to the Department, College, University, and regional business community. Undergraduate course development includes statistics courses in data science and the development of a statistics minor. Some graduate level teaching and service may be assigned.

For more information contact Dr. Shaun Ault, Interim Head, via phone 229-333-5778 or email

Required Qualifications

Applicants must complete all the requirements for a doctorate in Applied Statistics, Data Science, or a closely related field before the start date.

Teaching experience in the field of statistics.

Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, as well as scholarship.

Commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Physical Requirements

Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodation.

Ability to communicate well with reasonable accommodation.

Position Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time, fully benefited (30+ hours)
Standard Hours 40
Essential Duties of the Position

The duties below reflect 90% of the employee's responsibilities. There is an additional 10% reserved for professional development and any other duties that may be assigned.

Job Duty

4/4 teaching load per academic year

Percentage Of Time 50
Job Duty

Professional Development, including publication of peer-reviewed research, presentations at conferences, and other activities related to the discipline.

Percentage Of Time 30
Job Duty

Service to the Department, College, and University, by serving on or chairing committees, developing new courses or programs, creating new resources or materials, etc.

Percentage Of Time 10
Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
Institution Employment Link:
CIP Discipline Code: 
Statistics, General
Mathematics, General
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Position Starting Date: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Recruitment Data
Search Chair: 
Dr. Ault, Interim Head,
Phone Number: 
(229) 333-5778
Vacancy Status: 

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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822

Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Louis C Castenell, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator

Sandra Gilbreth, Admin Assistant II