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Applied Statistics Visiting Professor position at Willamette University, Salem, OR

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  • Applied Statistics Visiting Professor position at Willamette University, Salem, OR

    Position Summary: Willamette University seeks to hire for a position at the Visiting Assistant Professor level that jointly emphasizes applied statistics and a disciplinary specialty within its undergraduate College of Liberal Arts. The home department will be determined by the specialty of the successful candidate; likely departments include Biology, Economics, Exercise Science, Mathematics, Politics, Psychology, and Sociology.

    The position, renewable for up to 3 years, carries an annual 6-course teaching assignment in the form of a) at least two sections per year of a general, introductory statistics offering, b) other courses to be determined based on the needs of the College and the expertise of the person hired, and c) a one-course-equivalent assignment to the Quantitative Analysis & Design Center (QUAD) to serve as a staff training mentor and consultant for thesis projects, student/faculty collaborative research, and other specialty needs of the center.

    Academic specialty is open; preferred qualifications include a breadth of statistical training that allows the candidate to serve as a consultant to advanced undergraduates and faculty across a range of disciplines, research projects, study designs, and data types.

    This position is eligible for medical and dental benefits, and elective salary deferral into the university retirement plan.

    For candidates who might find our Exercise Science department to be their home department, expertise in applied statistics in the following areas would be a particularly good fit: clinical research, human subjects research, epidemiology, sports psychology/sociology, biostatistics. Please forward this post to your colleagues who might be interested in this position.

    For additional details, eligibility information, and application requirements, please see this website:

    Application deadline: Review of applications begins March 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

    For questions, please contact James Friedrich, QUAD Center Director, at

    If you need assistance with the application process, please contact Linda Flamenco, or 503.370.6210.

    Thank you for your help in spreading the word about this position to potential applicants.

    Brandi Row, Dept of Exercise Science
    Willamette University, Salem, Oregon, USA