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Division of Statistics

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Assistant Professor – Conduct university courses for undergraduate and graduate students in statistics. Teach the courses within the prescribed curriculum. Prepare and deliver lectures to students. Compile, administer and grade examinations. Post grades, course syllabi, and other materials. Advise students on academic curricula. Serve on faculty committees as assigned by the University. Complete research in the area of statistics.

Requirements: Doctorate Degree or foreign degree equivalent in Statistics or Biostatistics.

Pre-employment background check and verification of eligibility to work in US required. EOE/AA.

Any Applicant who is interested in this position may apply by regular mail by sending letter of application, resume and contact information (name/ address/ phone#/ e-mail) for three current professional references by 01/05/17 to (including Ref#10028): Dr. Polansky

Northern Illinois University

1425 W Lincoln Highway

DuSable Hall 366B

DeKalb, IL 60115


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