The Department of Statistics in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for an Open Rank Faculty/Data Analytics Academic Program Specialist position to begin as early as January 2018.

The focus of this non-tenure-track faculty position is the enhancement of student learning in the university’s undergraduate Data Analytics major ( through teaching and academic program support and development. We seek individuals who are committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and education and have interests and expertise in areas of statistics related to data analytics.

This faculty position—which has been designed to allow a motivated individual to impact undergraduate education both inside and outside of the classroom—is a hybrid position that consists of a 45% appointment as a non-tenure-track faculty member and a 55% appointment as a data analytics academic program specialist. The faculty portion of the appointment entails teaching three to four undergraduate statistics courses per year (nine contact credit hours). The academic program specialist portion of the appointment entails, in conjunction with other statistics faculty, coordination and development of the major program.

For appointment at the associate or full level, applicants should have demonstrated ability for leadership in the practice of data analytics and in statistical pedagogy and academic program development at the undergraduate level. For appointment at the assistant level, applicants should have evidence of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level and expertise in modern data analytic methods.

Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in Statistics (or related area) before starting in the position, and to present evidence of excellence in teaching and of expertise in statistical methodology related to data analytics.

Further information about the department can be found at, and information about the undergraduate Data Analytics major can be found at

Application Instructions:

Applicants should apply electronically at Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statements of research and teaching interests, and arrange for submission of letters of reference. New or recent Ph.D. graduates are encouraged to include graduate school transcripts with their applications.

Review of applications will begin after the application deadline of October 22, 2017. Inquiries may be directed to Dan Miner at

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.