Lecturer in StatisticsDepartment:
Franklin-StatisticsAbout the University of Georgia:
The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.About the College/Unit/Department:
UGA typically ranks in the top 25 on national rankings of public research universities (http://www.uga.edu/profile/pride/rankings. Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities (exploregeorgia.org; www.visitathensga.com). Athens, Georgia is frequently ranked as one of the best places to live in the US: https://athensclarkecounty.com/82/Accolades.
The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students and to creating a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, people from historically excluded groups, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.College/Unit/Department website:
Benefits EligibleAnticipated Start Date:
08/01/2022Job Posting Date:
01/27/2022Open until filled:
YesSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications begins February 28, 2022 and continues until filled. Applications should include: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a teaching statement that highlights experience and interest in teaching undergraduate statistics and/or data science courses, 4) a copy of the graduate school transcript, and 5) statement on commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (uploaded in the space named “Other Document #1”). Applicants should also provide names and contact information for at least 3 references using the online system. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Mark Werner, at [email protected]. Location of Vacancy:
Athens Area EEO Statement:
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).UGA Statement:
PLEASE NOTE: On December 7, 2021, the federal District Court for the Southern District of Georgia issued a preliminary injunction against enforcing the vaccine requirement forClassification Title:
Federal Contractors pending further review. As a result, the requirements of the Executive Order and associated guidance, including the vaccination requirement for covered contractor employees, are currently not in effect.
The University of Georgia is a Federal Contractor as defined by Presidential Executive Order 14042 and subject to the requirement that Federal Contractors must ensure that all covered employees, including those working remotely, are fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. You may be required to show proof of your fully vaccinated status at the time of your start date, or have received a medical or religious exemption from the fully vaccinated requirement at the time of your start date. For more information regarding the Federal Contractor fully vaccinated employment requirement please visit https://coronavirus.uga.edu/executive-order/ or call (706) 542-2222.
Academic (9 mo.)Tenure Status:
Non-Tenure TrackMinimum Qualifications:
Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Statistics or a related discipline by the time of appointment. Position Summary:
The Department of Statistics at the University of Georgia invites applications for two full-time Lecturer positions in Statistics, starting August 1, 2022. The person in this position is expected to teach a variety of courses, from introductory-level to upper-level undergraduate courses, some of which with an enrollment cap of no more than 19. The person hired is expected to be engaged in the activities of the department and to play a major role in building the University’s teaching mission. We are also committed to building a diverse faculty. This is a non-tenure-track faculty rank with a career ladder. Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:
Credentials should reflect a strong commitment to teaching statistics and introductory data science courses, and show demonstrated potential in instruction. Is this a Position of Trust?:
NoDoes this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?:
NoDoes this position require a P-Card? :
NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :
NoIs driving a responsibility of this position?:
NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:
NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):
NoCredit and P-Card policy:
Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.