Teaching Assistant Professor

at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Teaching Assistant Professor

Department: 3670020270 Statistics
Job no: 516062
Employment type: Academic / Faculty - 9 month
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Mathematics
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:
The Department of Statistics is seeking applicants for two 9-month instructional positions at the level of Teaching Assistant or Associate Professor with a preferred but flexible start in January 2024. These are non-tenure track positions which will report directly to the Department Head. The teaching load will be 3 courses per semester which may include a mix of courses for undergraduate majors and undergraduate/graduate non-majors as well as a mix of on-campus and online courses. A one-course summer teaching appointment for an additional month of pay is typically available.

Why Join Us:
Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:
We Support Diversity and Inclusion:
Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion. The University actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.
Worksite Options:
This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.

Visit this link for K-State's guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements. Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.

What You'll Need to Succeed:
Minimum Qualifications:
  • An earned Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics, data science or other closely related field on or before the start of the job.
  • At least one year solo teaching experience of statistics or mathematics at the university level in one or more modalities (in-person, online, hybrid)
  • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to create suitable content for online courses in statistics in collaboration with an instructional designer
  • Ability to work with a diverse student body with diverse mathematical backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in directing undergraduate research
  • Experience in statistical consulting
  • Interest in statistical education and the development of an undergraduate course in sports analytics
  • Ability to contribute the on-going revitalization of the undergraduate program in statistics and data science

Other Requirements:
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply:
Please submit the following documents:
  1. Cover letter
  2. Current curriculum vitae (CV)
  3. Graduate academic transcripts (unofficial)
  4. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (teaching evaluation forms, etc.)
  5. Names and contact information for three professional references. References will be contacted to submit reference letters electronically for applicants moving to the interview stage.

Screening of Applications Begins:
Screening begins immediately and continues until position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity:
Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:
In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Advertised: Sep 22, 2023
Application Closes: Open until filled

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Posted On: Dec 27, 2023

Updated On: Mar 25, 2024

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