Job Description

## Posting Summary:

The Department of Statistics at the University of Virginia invites applicants for the position of non-tenure track Lecturer. We seek candidates dedicated to our mission of excellence, attracted to our President's "Big Data" initiative, and passionate about teaching in a world-class institution.

Candidates will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels and provide service to the University, Department and professional organizations. The anticipated appointment start date is August 25, 2016.

The Department of Statistics at the University of Virginia was established in 1989 and currently has 12 faculty members. The Department works closely with the Biostatistics Department at the University Medical School, Quantitative Collaborative and other departments on campus. Faculty interests range from theoretical to applied statistics (including statistics in the social, medical, and forensic sciences) and we supervise a growing number of students at all levels. The department offers the Bachelor of Arts, Masters of Science and PhD degrees. The University strategic plan emphasizes computational science and large-scale data analysis. Centrally located in Virginia, Charlottesville boasts a thriving cultural life, with easy access to recreational venues and convenient travel to Richmond, Washington D. C. and SAMSI, which combine to make UVa a most desirable place to live and work.

Qualifications
Applicants must present evidence of previous experience and outstanding accomplishments in teaching. Applicants must be on track to receive a Ph. D. in Statistics or a related field by May 2016 and must hold a Ph. D by the appointment start date.

Application Instructions
Review of applications will begin November 28, 2015; however, the position will remain open until filled.
To apply candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs@UVa (https://jobs. virginia. edu), search on posting number 0617364 and attach the following required documents: cover letter; curriculum vita; statement describing research interest; statement of teaching philosophy; and contact information for at least three references.

For all questions, please contact Karen Dalton, kdalton@virginia. edu (434) 924-3222.

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

## University Leadership Characteristics:

*For Thomas Jefferson, learning was an integral part of life. The "academical village" is based on the assumption that the life of the mind is a pursuit for all participants in the University, that learning is a lifelong and shared process, and that interaction between scholars and students enlivens the pursuit of knowledge. *

University Human Resources strives to identify applicants who will contribute as high potential employees, leaders and managers. We employ individuals who foster and promote the University mission and purpose. Successful candidates exemplify Uncommon Integrity; they are honest, trusted, team-oriented and live the core values of the University. These candidates display Great Judgment, by practicing evidence-based decision-making. They are Strategically Focused by contributing to and achieving department goals and vision. They set high performance standards and hold themselves accountable by Aggressively Executing these standards. These employees also develop a Deep Passion for the University and the impact it has on students, faculty, alumni and community. Successful candidates identify their personal career goals and development opportunities. They contribute to team success by Leading Talent through individual efforts.

## Required Applicant Documents:

CV / Resume
Cover Letter
Contact information for 3 References - name, email, phone
Statement of Teaching Philosophy (Faculty Only)
Statement of Research Interest

## Employment Conditions for Faculty

U. Va. will perform background checks including receipt of official transcripts from the institution granting the highest degree for all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

## EO/AA Statement:

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

*Rank:* Lecturer

*Department:* Department of Statistics

*Academic Year for Position? (e. g. 2015):* 2017

*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? :* No

*Posting Date:* 09-28-2015

*Location:* Charlottesville

*Employment Posting Category:* Faculty

*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=77339

*Appointment Type:* Teaching and Research

*Preferred EducationWhat level of education is preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response

*Position Type:* Teaching and Research Faculty

*Posting for UVA Employees Only:* No Response

*Area of Interest:* No Response

*Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting):* Candidate Profile

*Required ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response

*Posting Number:* 0617364

*Tenure Status:* Tenure Ineligible, Expectation of Continued Employment possible

*Organization (Position Organization):* 31915 AS-Statistics

*Preferred ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response

*Closing Date:* Open Until Filled

*Working Title:* Lecturer

*Required EducationWhat is the minimum level of formal education required to successfully perform the duties

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