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Grandview College Open Rank Faculty of Statistics in Des Moines, Iowa

Open Rank Faculty of Statistics

Department: Academic Affairs

Location: Des Moines, IA

Grand View University aspires to serve a diverse community of learners- students, faculty, and staff- in an inclusive and equitable environment with the goal of empowering all to achieve their fullest potential. Our objective is to sustain a campus environment that is free from the power imbalances and institutional biases that contribute to systems of oppression, while preparing our students to stand against those inequities when they leave Grand View.

Grand View University is dedicated to the goal of an inclusive campus where people of diverse identities feel welcomed and empowered to shape our culture and processes. At Grand View University we view diversity through the collective or group and we welcome and affirm the thoughts and experiences each distinct member brings to our community of learners.

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EFFECTIVE DATE: Fall Semester, 2024

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master-s in Statistics or similar field with preference of Ph.D. Rank determined by experience and credentials. Tenure track position for Ph.D. candidates and Professor of Practice position for non-Ph.D. candidates.

DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: a commitment to teaching excellence, an active program of scholarship appropriate for a Liberal Arts institution, and prior successful teaching at post-secondary level. Experience leading curriculum is a plus.

DUTIES: Responsibilities include teaching a broad range of statistics courses. A willingness to support the mission of the University, familiarity with current trends in statistics and statistics education, as well as the ability to use instructional technology to enhance students learning is expected of the successful candidate. An ideal candidate will be able to lead the statistics curriculum; which includes a minor in Statistics, a major in Data Science, supporting a major in Business Analytics, and leading the intro to Statistics curriculum on campus. Other duties include active involvement in activities to stay current in their field, advising students, and University, professional and public service. There is also opportunity to teach service courses and contribute to the general education core.

APPLICATION: Review of applications will begin February 15, 2024. Position will remain open until filled. All applications must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and scholarly interests that address the above minimum and desired/preferred qualifications, and copies of all transcripts that include relevant course work. Three to five reference names must be provided, at least a couple that could speak about teaching abilities.

All applicants should submit their materials through our online application process.

Grand View University is an equal opportunity employer. The University has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates, including women, members of minority groups, and people with disabilities.

A pre-employment background check is required.