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Harvard University Senior Lecturer on Statistics in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Title Senior Lecturer on Statistics

School Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department/Area Department of Statistics

Position Description

The Department of Statistics seeks applications for a senior lecturer in any area of statistics. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2021. The senior lecturer will be responsible for teaching three courses over the academic year, advising undergraduate senior theses, providing academic and career advice to students, coordinating undergraduate departmental events, and helping to administer the undergraduate curriculum. The position is for five years and is renewable contingent on performance, enrollments, and curricular needs.

Applications received by February 28, 2021 will be guaranteed consideration.

Basic Qualifications

A Doctorate in statistics or related field is required. Candidates preferably have at least three years of recent experience teaching statistics and/or data science.

Additional Qualifications

Special Instructions

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal. Applications received by February 28, 2021 will be guaranteed consideration. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

  1. Cover letter

    1. Curriculum Vitae

    2. Teaching/advising statement describing teaching approach and philosophy and practices

    3. Teaching materials (e.g., teaching chart listing courses taught in reverse chronological order, representative syllabi, teaching evaluations)

    4. Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas

    5. Names of and contact information for at least three referees who will be asked by a system-generated email message to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.

    Contact Information

Karen Barkow

Director of Administration

Department of Statistics

Contact Email karen_barkow@harvard.edu

Equal Opportunity Employer

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3

Maximum Number of References Allowed 5

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