Statistics, Ohio State University

Program ID:OSU-Statistics-DA [#9833]
Program Title: Open Rank Faculty / Data Analytics Academic Program Specialist
Program Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210-1247, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Statistics
Big Data Analytics
Starting Date:2018/01/01
Appl Deadline:2017/10/22** finished (posted 2017/09/23, finished 2017/09/15, listed until 2017/10/22)

*** this program has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Statistics in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for an Open Rank Faculty / Data Analytics Academic Program Specialist position to begin as early as January 2018.

The focus of this non-tenure-track faculty position is the enhancement of student learning in the university’s new undergraduate Data Analytics major ( through teaching and program support and development. We seek individuals who are committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and education and have interests and expertise in areas of statistics related to data analytics.

This faculty position—which has been designed to allow a motivated individual to impact undergraduate education both inside and outside of the classroom—is a hybrid position that consists of a 45% appointment as a non-tenure-track faculty member and a 55% appointment as a data analytics academic program specialist. The faculty portion of the appointment entails teaching three to four undergraduate statistics courses per year (nine contact credit hours). The academic program specialist portion of the appointment entails, in conjunction with other statistics faculty, coordination and development of the major program.

For appointment at the associate or full level, applicants should have demonstrated ability for leadership in the practice of data analytics and in statistical pedagogy and academic program development at the undergraduate level. For appointment at the assistant level, applicants should have evidence of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level and expertise in modern data analytic methods.

Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in Statistics (or related area) before starting the position, and to present evidence of excellence in teaching and of expertise in statistical methodology related to data analytics.

Further information about the department can be found at, and information about the undergraduate Data Analytics major can be found at

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statements of research and teaching interests, and arrange for submission of at least three letters of reference, at least one of which should address the applicant’s teaching qualifications. New or recent Ph.D.’s should include graduate school transcripts with their applications.

After submitting an application via Academic Jobs Online, candidates will be contacted with instructions for finalizing the application process.

Review of applications will begin after the application deadline of October 22, 2017. Inquiries may be directed to Dan Miner at

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the description.

Further Info:
Department of Statistics
1958 Neil Avenue
404 Cockins Hall
Columbus, OH 43210

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