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Capstone Lecturer - Statistics

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 26th, 2018
Next review date: November 12th, 2018
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: November 12th, 2018
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

Capstone Lecturer: Department of Statistics University of California, Berkeley

The Department of Statistics at UC Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach the capstone course in the Berkeley Statistics Masters Program should an opening arise. This position is 33% time. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the Department.

Teaching Responsibilities:
We are seeking outstanding lecturers who can teach STAT 222 Masters of Statistics Capstone Project (see http://guide.berkeley.edu/courses/stat/ for the course description):

General Duties:
Teaching responsibilities include advising teams of students working on substantial data analysis projects, including written, poster, and oral presentations. Additionally, general duties include holding office hours, curating real-world data for cases, teaching advanced statistical methods, grading papers, posters, and presentations, assignments, and supervising teaching assistants. Other duties may be assigned by the Chair as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:
Advanced degree or enrolled in an advanced degree program

Additional qualification: PhD (or equivalent international degree).

Preferred Qualifications:
PhD in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, or related field. Documented experience in teaching Statistics or a related field at the college level. A minimum of 5 years of work experience in industry, government, research laboratory, or equivalent using statistical methods to analyze data.

Salary:
Salary commensurate with experience. Some credit given to prior college-level teaching experience (not including graduate student or summer session teaching).

The Department of Statistics is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching or research.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01900

Applicants should provide the following required documents for a complete application:
• Curriculum vitae: Your most recent updated C.V.
• Statement of Teaching Philosophy
• Teaching documentation: Teaching statement and/or student evaluations
• 2-3 Letters of Recommendation
• Cover Letter
• Copy of Transcript (optional)
• Statement of Contributions to Diversity: Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching.

Letter writers will receive a URL from the online system through which to upload their letters. It is the responsibility of the applicant to make sure that letters of reference are requested and submitted online. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html prior to submitting their letters.

The posting will remain open until November 12, 2018 to accommodate departmental needs. The pool will close on November 12, 2018. If you wish to remain in the pool after that time, you will need to submit a new application.

Email questions to recruit@stat.berkeley.edu

The University of California 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, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

Job location

Berkeley, CA

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching.

  • Cover Letter

  • Teaching Documentation - Teaching Statement and/or Student Evaluations

  • Copy of Transcript (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2-3 letters of reference required

How to apply

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