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LECTURER IN PROBABILITY THEORY AND

STOCHASTIC PROCESSES

School of Mathematics and Statistics
Faculty of Science

The University of Melbourne, Australia

Salary: AUD$92,654 – AUD$110,022 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

The School of Mathematics and Statistics is seeking to expand its expertise in Probability Theory and its applications within the Stochastic Processes research group.

You will lead a vigorous research program in probability theory and its applications. A strong commitment to teaching and the supervision of research students is required. Teaching will occur within the School of Mathematics and Statistics undergraduate and MSc programs, and you will supervise research students at undergraduate, MSc and PhD levels.

The University of Melbourne provides a wide range of opportunities for exciting research collaborations within the School, wider University, as well as externally.

Employment Type: Full time continuing position           

Enquiries only to: Professor Aleks Owczarek  Tel +61 3 8344 7887  Email owczarek@unimelb.edu.au

Close date: 24 July 2015

For position information and to apply online go to http://go.unimelb.edu.au/aa3n



Michigan State University

The Department of Mathematics and the Program in Mathematics Education at Michigan State University invite applications for a continuing teaching specialist position with an anticipated start date of August 16, 2015. Candidates must have a master’s degree in the mathematical sciences with a PhD preferred, and demonstrated instructional excellence in the mathematical sciences. Experience with instruction and development of quantitative literacy is especially desirable.

The successful candidate will work with a multi-disciplinary team to develop, coordinate, and teach courses in quantitative literacy for undergraduate students, will help to develop and deploy assessments of student learning outcomes, will mentor and supervise graduate assistants and instructors, and will join a large and active group of teaching faculty focused on excellence in service course instruction in the mathematical sciences.

Review of applications will begin on June 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, submit a cover letter explaining the applicant’s interest in and fit with the advertised position, a CV, a statement describing the applicant’s teaching philosophy and experience in quantitative literacy instruction, and three letters of reference addressing the applicant’s teaching. To submit application materials visit https://jobs.msu.edu. Click on “Search Postings” and search for Posting Number 1282. Questions may be directed to Anne Ginther (ginther@math.msu.edu). MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.




Position Title: Lecturer

Req # 02585

The Department of Statistics at the University of Chicago seeks to hire a full-time Lecturer for a two-year appointment starting in Autumn Quarter 2015. This is a renewable position.

Applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD at the time the appointment begins and have previous experience in statistical research and teaching. Review of complete applications, including recommendation letters, will begin June 8, 2015, and continue until the position is filled. All applicants must apply through the University's Academic Career Opportunities website at http://tinyurl.com/ld2unf6 and upload a cover letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and a teaching statement. Three letters of recommendation will be required. Referral letter submission information will be provided during the application process.

Inquiries should be sent to the Search Committee at search@galton.uchicago.edu.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer.



University of Nevada, Reno

ABOUT THE POSITIONS

The College of Education and the College of Science at the University of Nevada, Reno invite applications for two non-tenure track Master Teacher positions that will be integral to the development of the new NevadaTeach program modeled after the highly successful UTeach Program at the University of Texas, Austin. Through the NevadaTeach program, UNR students earning Bachelor of Science degrees in science and mathematics will be certified to pursue careers in secondary science or math education. In fulfilling these two positions, we are seeking individuals who have a demonstrated passion for teaching secondary science and/or math education at the 6-12 level and are able to guide novice teachers to creating model classrooms that exemplify the 21st century learning environment and Nevada Academic Content Standards (NVACS). The preferred candidate will have experience in a leadership role among other teachers through mentoring, coaching, or administrative positions and will also possess the ability to build strong collaborations between the University and the local Nevada school districts.

Master Teachers will be responsible for developing a network of mentor teachers in the local school district with model classrooms for both early field experiences and later apprentice teaching by NevadaTeach students. Master Teachers will work closely with the two NevadaTeach co-Directors, as well as students and faculty from the College of Education and College of Science.

QUALIFICATIONS
The successful candidates must hold an earned master’s degree and two years of related professional experience or an earned bachelor’s degree and four years of related professional experience. The candidates must have related experience in teaching primary and/or secondary Science and/or Mathematics.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY AND RENO/TAHOE
The University of Nevada, Reno is the State of  Nevada’s land grant and historic flagship institution of higher education and is one of eight institutions of higher education governed by the Nevada System of Higher Education. With a growing and increasingly diverse student enrollment of approximately 19,000 including over 2,800 graduate students and a total budget of nearly $520 million, the University provides a comprehensive selection of degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level.

The university has been recognized as a Tier I institution by US News and World Report. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows at the base of the Sierra Nevada, the University of Nevada, is located 45 minutes from Lake Tahoe and four hours from San Francisco and the Napa-Sonoma wine country.

APPLY

For full consideration, please apply by June 1, 2015. Please visit: https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/17724.

[Posted May 6, 2015]

Northern Arizona University
DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS & STATISTICS
Instructors for 2015-2016

The Department of Mathematics & Statistics at Northern Arizona University invites applications for one or more non-tenure track, one-year instructor positions for the 2015-2016 academic year. Positions will begin August 24, 2015. Instructors teach lower-division mathematics, mathematics education, and/or statistics courses up to 15 credit hours (usually four courses) per semester during the academic year.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in mathematics, statistics, or mathematics education OR a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a master’s degree in a related field. 
  • At least one year of experience teaching mathematics and/or statistics courses at the high school or college level. 
  • Applicant must be able to begin work, with all degrees completed, on the contract starting date of August 24, 2015. 
Please see www.nau.edu/hr for full position description and application procedures.

NAU is an AA/EEO/MWDV employer.


MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

Departments of Mathematics and Statistics and Probability

Director of Actuarial Sciences Program

The Departments of Mathematics and of Statistics and Probability at Michigan State University invite applications for the position of Director of the Actuarial Science Program. The position is open-rank, non-tenure stream, and fixed-term. The Director will have chief responsibility for the management of the Program, including oversight of the BS degree in Actuarial Sciences, outreach, and university development. In addition the Director will have responsibilities including course instruction and student advising. The successful candidate will demonstrate outstanding leadership and administrative skills, excellent writing skills, and ability to work well in a team environment. Qualifications: Doctorate preferred in Actuarial Science or equivalent; Associate or Fellow status with the Society of Actuaries, the Casualty Actuarial Society, or similarly recognized actuarial professional association. Salary commensurate with experience.

The application should include a CV or Resume, a vision statement for the future of the Actuarial Program, a statement of teaching philosophy, and at least three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin April 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. The position is to begin August 2015. MSU is an affirmative action, equal-opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities, and is committed to the hiring of dual-career couples. To apply go to www.jobs.msu.edu, and search for posting number 1129.

[Posted April 16, 2015]

Office of Naval Research (ONR)

DIRECTOR
MATHEMATICS COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES DIVISION
ES- 1520/1550/801

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is seeking an outstanding individual to serve in this Civil Service position in the Senior Executive Service (SES). The Division Director leads the strategic planning and execution of the science and technology programs of the MCIS Division. The Division Director will be responsible for managing and directing extensive activities in fostering, managing, and executing basic research, applied research and advanced technology development programs in science and technology fields such as, mathematics; computer science; information science; data science; autonomy; cyber science and technology; communications and networking; command and control; combat systems; and intelligence, reconnaissance, and surveillance analysis. The Director also serves as expert consultant and advisor in these areas of S&T to the Chief of Naval Research and other top professional and military personnel in the Department of the Navy, the Department of Defense, other government agencies, industry and universities.

For information regarding this vacancy and specific instructions on how to apply, go to www.usajobs.gov, log in and enter the following announcement number: NW5XXXX-00-13402354H039869S. Please carefully read the announcement and follow instructions when applying. The announcement closes on March 6th, 2015. Please contact Jennifer Schiller at
Jennifer.Schiller@navy.mil for more information.

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.


University of Maine

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Maine invites applications for a full-time, academic-year, fixed-length term, non-tenure track Assistant Professor, effective August 31, 2015. This position is for two years contingent upon satisfactory performance. Exceptionally well-qualified candidates from all areas of mathematics, statistics, mathematics education and other related fields are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates whose research is in an area in which the department is presently active; please address this in your cover letter. Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching, advising of students, and maintaining an active research program. The normal teaching load for this position is either two 4-credit courses each semester, or two 4-credit courses in one semester and three 3-credit courses in the other semester, depending on the department's needs and the individual's interests. Additional information regarding Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications and Application Instructions can be found at
https://umaine.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=25661&job=assistant-professor-department-of-mathematics-and-statistics. Appropriate background checks are required.

Incomplete applications cannot be considered. Screening of applications will begin April 15, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

As an NSF ADVANCE institution, UMaine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples. The University of Maine is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.





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