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Global Professor (Multiple Positions)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona

Posting Number: req12117

Department: Mathematics

Location: Outside of US

Address: Beijing CHN

Position Highlights

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Arizona is searching for up to three Global Professors of Statistics and Data Science to start in Spring 2023.

UArizona has entered into an agreement with the Capital University of Economics and Business (CUEB) in Beijing to offer a dual degree in Statistics and Data Science. Foundational courses will be delivered by CUEB faculty, and advanced courses will be delivered by UArizona faculty at CUEB, leading to two Bachelor of Science degrees.

Founded in 1956, CUEB is a highly ranked Chinese University specializing in finance, business, and economics. Its campus is located between the Southwest 3rd and 4th ring roads in the Jijiamiao area of the Fengtai district of Beijing. The University of Arizona, located in Tucson, is the flagship campus of the state university system and is known for its strengths in the physical sciences and its interdisciplinary programs.

The successful candidate will be expected to relocate to Tucson for training and course development in the Spring semester of 2023, and to relocate to Beijing in the Fall semester of 2023. They should have the desire to learn Mandarin and engage with Chinese culture. The candidate must demonstrate flexibility in adapting to changes in Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and University guidelines, policies, etc. surrounding health and safety in view of pandemic uncertainties.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Projected start date is January 2, 2023.

Outstanding UA benefits including health insurance and retirement contributions (* see below for more details); housing provided on the CUEB campus; and one round-trip coach air ticket per year.

UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance
and disability programs; sick leave
and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified
family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation
and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

Global Professors will help develop courses for the program,
teach three to four courses per semester, and advise students.

The successful candidate will be expected to relocate to Tucson for training and course development in the Spring semester of 2023, and to relocate to Beijing in the Fall semester of 2023 to teach at the Capital University of Economics and Business (CUEB) campus.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Master's degree or PhD in Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field
  • Two years of teaching experience
  • Experience in advanced topics in Statistics, such as statistical computing, regression analysis, statistical learning, probability theory, and statistical theory
  • Fluency in English (native-speaker level) sufficient to teach courses at both campuses
  • Ability to meet visa and entry requirements at the host campus and to comply with policies of both universities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated success
    in engaging, motivating, and inspiring students
  • Higher priority will
    be given to applicants who have background in a specialized area of Statistics,
    e.g., Bayesian statistics, nonparametric statistics, data visualization, time
    series, survey sampling, or natural language processing
  • Experience teaching
  • Experience
    in academic administration

Rank: Professor

Tenure Information

Global (NTE)

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.00

Work Calendar: Academic

Job Category: Faculty

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $60,000 - $100,000 USD-DOE (9-month contract)

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 3

Contact Information for Candidates

Alejandra Gaona

(520) 621-2868

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and One Additional Document

Special Instructions to Applicant

In addition to Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter *,
please submit a list of names and contact information for three professional
references in the Additional Document slot.

* Note: The cover letter should address the candidate's
qualifications for and interest in this specific position.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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