University of Central FLorida – VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Company Information: UCF is an emerging preeminent research university in Florida and one of the largest universities in the U.S. But we’re not just bigger — we’re one of the best colleges for quality, access, impact and value. U.S. News & World Report has named UCF one of the nation’s most innovative colleges, while both Kiplinger’s and Forbes rank us a best-value university.
The Department of Statistics at the University of Central Florida (UCF) has an opening beginning August 8, 2018 for a nine-month, non-tenure earning visiting assistant professor. The position is non-renewable. The teaching load will be 2 courses per semester. The successful candidate will contribute to teaching in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. The Department of Statistics at UCF offers a B.S. in Statistics, a B.S. in Actuarial Science, an M.S. in Statistical Computing with a track in Data Mining and a Ph.D. In Big Data Analytics.


Duties and Responsibilities: Teaching two courses per semester

Position Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Statistics or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution by the start of the appointment period is required. (ABD will be considered as long as doctorate is completed by hire date.) Preference will be given to those with expertise in data mining and big data analytics and a willingness to teach in these areas.

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Application Information: Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, description of research plans, teaching philosophy and interest, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Please arrange to send all application materials to Dr. Shunpu Zhang ( Please indicate in the subject line “Visiting Assistant Professor.” Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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