Cleveland State University — Assistant Professor in Applied Statistics, Biostatistics, or Data Analysis

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Cleveland State University has an opening for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Applied Statistics, Biostatistics, or Data Analytics. The starting date of the appointment is August 21, 2023. CSU is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. CSU is striving to be a nationally recognized and student-focused public research institution that provides accessible, affordable, and Engaged Learning opportunities for all.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers B.S., B.A., and M.S. degrees in Mathematics, and an M.S. in Statistics anticipated for Fall 2023. The University, College of Arts and Sciences, and Department seek to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. The successful applicant is expected to carry out an active program of research in Applied Statistics, Biostatistics, or Data Analytics, to seek external funding, and to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Statistics. The successful applicant will also be expected to participate in department, college, and university service.

CSU is an urban university with more than 15,000 students located in the heart of Cleveland, OH. According to the Brookings Institution, CSU is No. 18 in the U.S. among public universities that fulfill a critical dual mission: providing upward mobility and conducting impactful research. CSU is the only Ohio university in the top tier of the Brookings list. For additional information about the city of Cleveland, see https://www.thisiscleveland.com/

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. earned by July 1, 2023 in Statistics or Biostatistics;
  • An active research program in Applied Statistics, Biostatistics, or Data Analytics ; and
  • Strong communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A strong research program in Applied Statistics, Biostatistics, or Data Analytics;
  • A research agenda open to across-campus and off-campus collaborations;
  • A demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring students;
  • Experience with innovative methods of instruction and assessment;
  • Evidence of a substantial contribution to a successful academic event, initiative, or ongoing activity; and
  • The ability to contribute through teaching and/or service to the diversity, cultural sensitivity, and excellence of the academic community.

Application Instructions:
Submit materials electronically at https://hrjobs.csuohio.edu/postings/18399. Review of complete applications will begin on December 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

A complete application must consist of the following materials:

  • Cover letter;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Statement on Research that specifically addresses the research aspects of the minimum and preferred qualifications;
  • Statement on Teaching that specifically addresses the teaching aspects of the minimum and preferred qualifications;
  • Statement on Diversity (Cleveland State University is an urban campus serving a racially, culturally, and economically diverse student body. Diversity is extremely important to CSU. Explain your experience serving diverse students and how you will make a positive contribution to CSU’s diverse community. For applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience, note how your work will contribute to CSU’s commitment to diversity and mission as an urban serving university. Upload under “Diversity Statement.”)
  • Contact details of three or more references who will be asked to submit letters of recommendation. At least one reference should address teaching effectiveness, and at least two should address research.

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. This hiring is contingent on maintaining the existing levels of funding from the State of Ohio. For more information about the Department, visit the website at https://sciences.csuohio.edu/mathematics.

In case of questions about the position, please contact the chair of the Department, Professor Gregory Lupton, by phone at (216)-687-4680 or by e-mail at g.lupton@csuohio.edu with “tenure-track position” in the subject line.

Applications will be exclusively accepted online at https://www.csuohio.edu/hrd/hr-employment. Mailed or emailed application materials will not be accepted.

Offer of employment is contingent on satisfactory completion of the University’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

It is the policy of Cleveland State University to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Offer of employment is contingent on satisfactory completion of the University’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

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