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Teaching Assistant Professor

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please attach a CV, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references. This position is being readvertised. Previous applicants need not reapply.

Posting Details

Posting Information

Vacancy Type Non TT Faculty
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Working Title Teaching Assistant Professor
Salary Range
Anticipated Hiring Range $77,000-$81,000/9 months
Position Number 00106353
Work Schedule varies
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.00
Department 178501 - Statistics
Department Statistics
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Department of Statistics at North Carolina State University was founded in 1941 by Gertrude M. Cox,and is one of the oldest and largest programs in the country. The department offers a diverse set of programs including Mathematical Statistics, Biomedical Statistics, Environmental Statistics, Industrial Statistics, and Statistical Genetics. The Department of Statistics is unique among Statistics departments in that it houses graduate programs in Statistics and Bioinformatics.

The Department has more than 40 primary faculty members, most of whom are housed in SAS Hall on the University’s main campus, and more than 100 undergraduate and 160 graduate students. The primary function of the Department is to achieve outstanding research, teaching, mentoring, consulting and collaborations on campus and world-wide, within a cohesive and diverse department, where all students, faculty, and staff receive fair and equitable treatment.

Essential Job Duties

The position carries responsibilities for teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses, advising students, and contributing to program development and scholarly activities in the department. Quality teaching is a prerequisite for advancement.

Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate level courses in statistics.

Other Work/Responsibilities
Minimum Education/Experience

Requires doctor’s degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience

Departmental Required Skills


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

The ideal candidate will have experience as a teaching assistant, guest lecturer, and as instructor of record for large introductory statistics courses. Recognition of teaching excellence in the form of awards and honors, and participation in a statistical learning group environment are desirable.

Familiarity with SAS and R in a teaching environment is a plus, as is consulting experience, and willingness to teach statistical consulting courses.

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions

Please attach a CV, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references.

This position is being readvertised. Previous applicants need not reapply.

Job Open Date 06/02/2017
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date 01/01/2018

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. * If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents