Statistics - Open Rank Lecturer

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Work type: Faculty Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Education/Instructional
Department:16480000 - LS-STATISTICS

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Job Description:

The Department of Statistics at the University of Florida invites applications for an open rank lecturer position to begin August 16, 2018.This is a nine-month, full-time, non-tenure accruing, renewable appointment with the opportunity for advancement in UF’s Lecturer track, funded by the UF Teacher/Scholar Initiative. The primary duties include teaching undergraduate statistics courses. Applicants with a PhD will also be expected to teach graduate level service courses.

The role of lecturers is highly valued by the department and the university. To encourage and facilitate their professional development, lecturers at the University of Florida are eligible for promotion through the ranks of Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, and Master Lecturer. An appointment to Senior Lecturer must demonstrate consistent achievement in teaching and advising. Appointment to Master Lecturer in addition requires accomplishments such as innovation in the classroom, active involvement at the national level in statistical education, and innovative statistical education outreach programs.

The Department is committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ethnicity/race and gender identity and expression. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville community enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activity, and social opportunities. 

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

Advertised Salary:

The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package.

Minimum Requirements:

A MS in statistics or a closely related field is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

A PhD in statistics or closely related field is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at, job number 00005353 and must include: (1) a letter summarizing the applicant's qualifications and interests in the Department, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, and (3) teaching statement. In addition, names and email address for three references must be provided on the application. When ready, the hiring department will contact the listed references via email giving instructions on how to upload their letters directly to the application website. You will be notified when the department contacts those references.

Review of applications will be on an ongoing basis and will continue until the position is filled. Send email inquiries to

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

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