Applied Statistician - Washington State University in Pullman Washington

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Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Consortium of Interdisciplinary Statistics Education and Research (CISER) within the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS) and the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at Washington State University (WSU) is seeking a dynamic, motivated, problem-solving faculty member to join an extraordinary team. As an integral part of this team, we are looking to fill a 9-month, non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2015, or as negotiated, at the Pullman, Washington campus.

This position is directly responsible to the CISER Director.

This position is primarily responsible for training graduate students, providing design expertise on complex statistical research problems and projects for faculty and graduate students. The successful candidate will assume primary responsibility for day-to-day center work load management. The position is also responsible for providing advice, guidance, and completing statistical analyses, teaching statistical courses, mentoring and advising graduate students and participating, as appropriate, on committees, and other activities of CISER, CAHNRS, CAS and WSU.

Required Qualifications

Earned Ph.D. at the time of hire in Statistics or Statistical Sciences or related field. Candidates with an MS degree with experience in Statistical Consulting and collaboration will also be considered;

Demonstrated experience in Statistical Consulting and Interdisciplinary research; and

Demonstrated ability to work on interdisciplinary teams to conduct transdisciplinary research and outreach.

Preferred Qualifications

Evidence of excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;

Demonstrated working knowledge of areas such as, social sciences, life sciences, agriculture and health sciences;

Demonstrated knowledge and ability to work effectively with individuals and groups of diverse cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies;

Demonstrated interest, ability and/or success in classroom teaching; and

Demonstrated experience in student mentoring.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Additional Information

The Consortium of Interdisciplinary Statistics Education and Research (CISER) is a joint venture of the College of Agriculture Human, and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS) and College of Arts and Sciences (CAS). It involves faculty from across campus interested in interdisciplinary research. CISER has a strong tie to the Mathematics Department which offers a number of undergraduate and graduate courses in statistics. Also, an M.S. degree in Statistics and a Ph.D. degree in mathematics with emphasis in statistics are both a part of the department. Plans are in place to put in place an undergraduate degree in statistics and a Ph.D. degree Statistics. Thus, statistics is a growing area in the department. It may be mentioned that the University of Idaho (UI) is only 8 miles away from WSU. The UI has also a strong statistics research group and there is cordial relationship among faculty on both campuses. Some of the undergraduate and graduate courses in statistics are conjointly taught between the two campuses.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
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Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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