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Assistant Professor of Teaching (LPSOE)

Recruitment Period

Open October 3rd, 2019 through Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Description

The Department of Statistics at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Teaching Professor position (also termed Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment, LPSOE), beginning July 1, 2020 or even earlier.

The LPSOE series parallels that of the research-focused series but with emphasis upon excellence in teaching and other instruction-related activities. Individuals in this position are expected to provide outstanding teaching as well as to engage in professional activity and service related to the pedagogical mission of the university including leadership in maintaining UC's academic excellence, achieving student success and expanding learning opportunities beyond students on campus. This appointment confers membership in the Academic Senate, and, contingent upon promotion, tenure-paralleling security of employment. Demonstrated potential or established record for effective teaching and scholarly work in educational research is a preferred qualification.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Statistics or Biostatistics or a closely related field at the time of employment. Duties will include teaching 6 undergraduate courses per year, curriculum development, innovation in undergraduate teaching, supervision of teaching assistants, conducting TA training, and participation in undergraduate research and other enrichment programs for the statistics major.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Advancement through the Teaching Professor ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

Applicants can apply for the Assistant Teaching Professor at https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF01175. They will need to submit the following for the committee’s review:
• Cover Letter – Short cover letter describing background and interests.
• Curriculum Vitae – Most recently updated C.V.
• Graduate School Transcripts
• Statement of Teaching
• Documentation of Teaching Excellence – Links to instruction materials developed by candidate, teaching evaluations, on-line instructional segments
• Statement of scholarly activities (which may include research with a pedagogical focus)
• Statement of Contributions to Diversity – Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity.
• Sample of Written Work – Representative publications/scholarly articles; at least one is required.
• Letters of Reference – Applicants should provide 3 letters.

Application submission will open on October 3, 2019. Evaluation of applications will begin on November 29, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applicants should submit their completed applications as soon as possible.

For more information about the position, please contact Dr. Subir Ghosh, Department of Statistics, University of California, Riverside: subir.ghosh@ucr.edu. For inquiries regarding the application process, please contact Kendall Dunmore, Academic Personnel, at kendall.dunmore@ucr.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, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is another preferred qualification.

Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Graduate School Transcripts

  • Documentation of Teaching Excellence

  • Sample of Written Work

  • Statement of Scholarly Activities

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required