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Location:Rochester, NY
Company:Rochester Institute of Technology
First posted:April 15, 2017 (last updated 30+ days ago)

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Faculty Discipline:
Applied Statistics

Faculty Rank:
Assistant Professor

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Department/College Description:
RIT is a national leader in professional and career-oriented education. Talented, ambitious, and creative students of all cultures and backgrounds from all 50 states and more than 100 countries have chosen to attend RIT. Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career education and experiential learning. With approximately 15,000 undergraduates and 2,900 graduate students, RIT is one of the largest private universities in the nation. RIT offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering, science, business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. RIT has been honored by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the "Great Colleges to Work For" for four years. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site. RIT is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples by our membership in theUpstate NY HERC.
Rochester, situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region, is the 51st largest metro area in the United States and the third largest city New York State. The Greater Rochester region, which is home to nearly 1.1 million people, is rich in cultural and ethnic diversity, with a population comprised of approximately 18% African and Latin Americans and another 3% of international origin. It is also home to one of the largest deaf communities per capita in the U.S. Rochester ranks 4th for "Most Affordable City" by Forbes Magazine ,and MSN selected Rochester as the "#1 Most Livable Bargain Market" (for real-estate). Kiplinger named Rochester one of the top five "Best City for Families."

Detailed Job Description:
The School of Mathematical Sciences at Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for one or more tenure-track positions in Statistics at the Assistant Professor level. Successful candidates for this position are expected to engage in original research and scholarly activities in Statistics, seek competitive external funding, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, advise, mentor and supervise undergraduate and graduate student research. 
While candidates with expertise in any area of statistics are welcome to apply, we especially encourage applications from candidates with specialization in statistical learning, high dimensional statistical analysis, data science, and predictive analytics.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Have earned a PhD. in Statistics, or a closely related field

  • Have a demonstrated potential for successful college teaching (may include TA experience)
  • Have a demonstrated potential for scholarly research in methodological, computational or applied statistics
  • Have a demonstrated potential for funded scholarship

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Additional Details:
The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at (see application details) or email your request to (see application details).

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