Assistant or Associate Professor of Applied Statistics

New York, NY


Teachers College, Columbia University

Job no: 509009
Position type: Faculty
Location: New York
Categories: Other
Research Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor, tenure-track/tenured

Position: The Department of Human Development invites applications for Assistant or Associate Professor in Applied Statistics in the Measurement, Evaluation, and Statistics program at Teachers College, Columbia University. We seek applicants with research interests in any area of applied statistics, but preference will be given to those who can conduct research on statistical methods and/or applications in the fields of Education and/or Psychology.

Responsibilities: Develop and maintain an active program of research in statistics. Teach courses in the core program, such as Applied Regression. Manage students in the Master of Science program in Statistics as well as Doctoral students in Measurement, Evaluation, and Statistics and other departmental programs (Cognitive Science, Learning Analytics, Developmental Psychology).
Qualifications: An earned doctorate in a field such as Statistics, Psychometrics, Quantitative Psychology, Biostatistics, or another closely related area. Potential to establish a robust program of research, or having an established program, and evidence of teaching experience. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Scholars from all backgrounds and perspectives with a commitment to diversity and inclusion are encouraged to apply.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research and teaching interests, up to three relevant publications or papers, evidence of effective teaching, and any additional supplemental material. In addition, please provide the names and email of three people who are willing to provide a letter of reference.

Questions may be sent to Professor Lawrence T. DeCarlo, Chair of the Search Committee,

Search Timetable: Review of applications will begin October 1, 2021 and will continue until the search is completed. Appointment begins September 2022.

Applications close: 31 May 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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Teachers College is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community and to providing equal opportunity in employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of race, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity or gender expression), religion, creed, national origin, age, citizenship, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.


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