Visiting Lecturer in Statistics

Updated: about 11 hours ago
Location: Harrisonburg, VIRGINIA
Deadline: 20 Apr 2020
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at James Madison University invites applications for a visiting lecturer position in statistics for one year starting August 2020. The department includes approximately 50 faculty and offers Bachelor’s degrees in Mathematics and Statistics. For additional information about the department, see the department homepage at Applicants should have at least a Master’s degree in Mathematics or Statistics (or the equivalent thereof). Some graduate work in Statistics is preferred. We are especially interested in candidates who have a demonstrated commitment towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment. Primary teaching responsibilities (up to 12 hours per semester) will include sections of courses in Statistical Literacy and Introductory Statistics.

James Madison University, located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, is a comprehensive public university with an approximate enrollment of more than 20,000 students. JMU is regarded as one of the best regional universities in the nation and has been continuously cited in U.S. News and World Report, Changing Times and Money Magazine as an outstanding public university. Located in the city of Harrisonburg, we are approximately 120 miles from Washington, D.C. and Richmond, VA. Known for its livability, diversity, local food, arts and natural surroundings, this Virginia Main Street community is a great place to live and work.

To apply: To apply, visit or go to and reference posting number F1463. All application materials must be submitted through the university’s JobLink system. Complete applications should include: • Cover letter addressing the specific nature of this position. The cover letter should also include a discussion of the candidate’s teaching experience and philosophy, and contributions or potential contributions to the diversity of the classroom, program, and university, • Curriculum vitae, • Statement of teaching philosophy, • Unofficial transcript(s), and • Contact information for three references.

Review of applications will begin April 20, 2020. Apply by that date to guarantee full consideration. Questions can be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Nusrat Jahan, at [email protected]

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