The Department of Mathematics invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in statistics at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2018. California State University, Fullerton values and is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research or service that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community.
Position Applicants must have a solid theoretical and applied background in statistics. Expertise in computational statistics particularly in the areas of statistical learning and Big Data are highly desirable. Applicants with expertise in the area of actuarial science are also encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will contribute to the statistics community at Cal State Fullerton through teaching, research, professional activities, and service. Teaching responsibilities will include a wide spectrum of theoretical and applied courses in probability and statistics, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Teaching may also include courses in the mathematics curriculum, depending on background and interest. Further responsibilities include conducting research resulting in publications in high-quality peer-reviewed journals, conducting faculty-student collaborative research, and advising students. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in a transdisciplinary Center for Computational and Applied Mathematics within the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.
Qualifications A Ph.D. in statistics or related field must be completed by the appointment date. Preference will be given to candidates who have:
Teaching experience with a strong commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels
The ability to communicate effectively with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community
Demonstrated a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse student population
Evidence of strong potential in research, and the potential to supervise undergraduate and master's level students in research
Evidence of a strong commitment to seeking external funding
Evidence of a strong interest in participating in transdisciplinary collaborative research
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Mathematics Department The Mathematics Department has 32 tenured or tenure-track faculty members and offers an undergraduate degree program with concentrations in statistics, actuarial science, pure mathematics, applied mathematics, and mathematics education. The department also offers the following degree programs: M.S. in Statistics, M.A. in Applied Mathematics, and M.A. in Teaching Mathematics. For more details, please visit the Mathematics Department webpage at http://math.fullerton.edu.
The Statistics Program The statistics faculty research programs include Bayesian statistics, statistical computing, spatial statistics, experimental design, and survival analysis. Faculty are active in application areas of neuroscience, geology, biostatistics, psychometrics, epidemiology, bioengineering, and finance. The Center for Computational and Applied Mathematics provides high performance computing to support faculty research. The statistics undergraduate program includes courses in probability theory, stochastic processes, statistical modeling, and statistical learning. The M.S. program serves the growing demand in the workforce for professionals with knowledge and training in data science and quantitative analysis. Moreover, it prepares students interested in graduate studies at the Ph.D. level. The M.S. courses are conducted synchronously in-person and via two-way stream on the Internet.
The University and College California State University, Fullerton is the second largest university in California serving 38,000 students from southern California and especially Orange County. It is the largest of the 23 California State University campuses, the largest and most diverse university system in the country and one of the most affordable. CSUF is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution (the only one in Orange County) and an Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. It ranks fifth and ninth nationally in the number of baccalaureate degrees awarded to Hispanics and minority students, respectively.
The College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics (CNSM) is dedicated to the principle that teaching and research are intricately mixed and that undergraduate research, when properly approached, is an integral part of teaching. This fine balance between teaching and research is CNSM's greatest strength. Through the combination of quality instruction, student involvement in research and strong academic advisement, CNSM provides its students with the best education possible. (NSM.fullerton.edu)
Job Control Number 9912BR
Rank & Salary This is a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Moving expenses, start-up funds, and a reduced teaching load may be available. An excellent comprehensive benefits include: health/vision/dental plans, spouse, domestic partner and/or dependent fee-waiver, access to campus child care, and a defined retirement benefits through the state system along with tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, go to: http://hr.fullerton.edu/payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.php
Appointment Date August 16, 2018
Application Procedure Candidates shall submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, at least three letters of reference, a teaching statement describing teaching experience and philosophy, a research statement including areas of research interest and experience, including grant writing interest and experience and graduate transcripts. At least one letter of reference should address the candidate's teaching qualification.
Application Deadline All complete applications received by December 3, 2017 will receive full consideration.
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University's strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and appr...oximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.