African Americans in STEM EN Thu, 28 Sep 2023 07:02:18 +0000 Thu, 28 Sep 2023 07:02:18 +0000 JobElephant XML export tool (Michael Ang) (Michael Ang) Assistant Professor in Statistics University of California Riverside Riverside CA 92521
Assistant Professor in Statistics

The Department of Statistics at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for two nine-month tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2024. The positions target candidates who have demonstrated high-quality research in any area of Statistics and are committed to excellent teaching. Candidates with research expertise in Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Data Science, especially with applications to public health, agriculture, sustainability are particularly encouraged to apply.

The Department of Statistics is home to 17 faculty members. The faculty's robust research portfolio includes funding from a broad spectrum of federal agencies (e.g., NIH and NSF) and non-profit organizations. The department has a rich tradition of collaborative environment for cross- disciplinary research and training across campus including school of business, school of medicine, school of public policy and school of engineering. UCR has joined the Association of American Universities (AAU), an organization of 71 of the country's leading research universities. More information about UCR and the Department of Statistics can be found

The UC salary consists of a base pay of $74,600 - $97,200 for Assistant Professors and additional off-scale to be commensurate with market value, qualifications and experiences. The off-scale portion of your salary will be maintained as long as satisfactory academic progress is made. Additionally, the off-scale will be maintained subject to market adjustments to the UC salary scale.

Required qualifications for this position that must be met by the date of application include: Demonstrated high-quality research in statistics and related fields and a commitment to excellent teaching.

Additional qualifications for this position that must be met by the date of hire include: A Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, Data Science or a closely related field.

Advancement through the Professorial ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

To apply: submit a Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Statement of Research, Statement of Teaching, Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence, 3 Letters of Reference and Teaching Evaluations (optional) to Review of applications will commence on December 1, 2023, and proceed until position is filled. For full consideration, applicants should submit their complete applications prior to the above date.

For more information about this position, please contact Dr. Xinping Cui, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Statistics, at For questions on application procedures and requirements, please contact Melissa Resendez Academic Personnel, at

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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Director, Morgan Teaching and Learning Center Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester MA 01609

Director, Morgan Teaching and Learning Center


Provost Office

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

The Director of the Morgan Teaching and Learning Center (Morgan Center) collaborates with a diverse range of stakeholders to achieve goals such as enhancing teaching and learning at WPI, fostering continuous professional growth among faculty, generating, and disseminating innovative teaching and learning practices, and cultivating educator communities. Teaching at WPI encompasses project advising, academic mentoring, and course instruction across various modalities. The Morgan Center's role is paramount in supporting WPI's distinctive project-based educational approach, designed to transform lives, apply knowledge to practical solutions, and reshape STEM education.


About WPI and the Morgan Teaching and Learning Center

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is a private, research-intensive university with around 5,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students and a faculty of 470, where approximately 85% hold full-time positions. Established in 1865 with a commitment to "theory and practice," WPI stands as a globally recognized pioneer in project-based learning and global education. Our groundbreaking undergraduate curriculum engages both students and faculty in numerous essential projects: within their major, at the crossroads of technology and society, and in the realms of humanities and arts. Many undergraduates partake in a global project experience through WPI's 50+ project centers across six continents. Our strong faculty governance system has recently introduced mission-aligned, equity-focused faculty policies, including a teaching track for tenure and criteria that warmly welcome various forms of scholarship. Located in central Massachusetts, Worcester provides access to 11 higher education institutions and proximity to Boston, Amherst, Providence RI, southern NH, and Hartford CT. WPI's mission and values are accessible at

The Role of the Director

Reporting directly to the Provost, the Director of the Morgan Center leads a team encompassing senior research and evaluation associates, Faculty Associate Directors for New Faculty Programs, as well as graduate and undergraduate teaching assistants' development, along with a full-time operations manager. The Morgan Center synergizes effectively with instructional designers assuming faculty development roles. The Center's strength lies in its strategic alliances with various offices spanning multiple divisions. Physically co-located with the Center for Project-Based Learning and the STEM Education Center, the Morgan Center benefits from an endowment of $2.1 million and several smaller gift and award funds, in addition to its operating budget. Further information, including the recent impact report, can be found on the Morgan Center's website:

Principal Responsibilities
  • Strategic Leadership and Advocacy
  • Collaborate with leaders across Academic Affairs and relevant divisions and units to align faculty development strategies with WPI's strategic directions, which encompass student and employee well-being, equitable educational access, and a culture of inclusion.
  • Serve as a resource for other leaders and faculty governance committees concerning policy development, implementation, and initiatives relating to teaching, evaluation of teaching, and student learning. The Director holds an ex-officio position on the Undergraduate Outcomes Assessment Committee.
  • Programs and Services
  • In partnership with faculty, staff associated with the Morgan Center, and other collaborators, conceptualize, structure, and supervise programs and resources fostering effectiveness, community cohesion, professional growth, and inventive practices in teaching and learning, spanning faculty, graduate, and undergraduate teaching assistants, and other WPI educators.
  • Provide oversight for New Faculty Orientation and campus-wide faculty mentoring systems, nurturing professional growth, well-being, and innovative teaching and scholarship paths throughout the span of faculty careers, particularly supporting new and early career faculty transitioning to WPI and Associate rank faculty.
  • Lead internal grant programs backed by the Educational Development Council, contributing to the acknowledgment of teaching achievements through awards and public recognition.
  • Consult with individual faculty members on their teaching development, as well as departments and groups on pedagogical issues and initiatives.

Knowledge Generation and Outreach

  • Direct initiatives to bolster the campus's capacity for the scholarship of teaching and learning, thereby fostering organizational learning centered around the teaching and learning mission.
  • Maintain an active presence and currency within the realm of educational development or the scholarship of teaching and learning, broadening the impact and recognition of WPI through scholarly contributions and the external dissemination of educational development initiatives.

  • Exercise fiscal stewardship and oversee the management of the Morgan Center's budget and gift funds. Determine budget priorities and annual funding requests based on strategic considerations.
  • Recruit, mentor, and foster team building among the professional staff and affiliated faculty of the Morgan Center.

Additional Expectations

Although primarily an administrative role, the Director is expected to remain actively engaged in scholarly pursuits and contribute to the teaching mission to some extent. This may involve providing limited project advising, academic mentoring, or course instruction. The Director is authorized to make decisions regarding their work activities in consultation with the Provost.


  • Candidates should hold a WPI faculty appointment or meet the qualifications for such an appointment, which includes a track record of effective teaching and advising, experience with project-based learning, and scholarship related to education.
  • Experience and success in educational development within a STEM-intensive environment are preferable, ideally encompassing high-impact practices.
  • A strong commitment and capacity to advance initiatives related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.
  • A collaborative disposition and an ability to build and sustain partnerships, leveraging the relevant expertise of both professional staff and faculty members.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency in research and evidence-based practices for teaching and learning.
  • Experience in utilizing student learning assessments to inform improvements in teaching methods or curricular enhancements.

To Apply

  • Applications are encouraged from both internal and external candidates and should include:
  • A cover letter addressing your alignment with the position's description, showcasing your experiences, values, and qualifications, and expressing your enthusiasm for the Morgan Center directorship and its role within WPI.
  • A diversity statement that highlights your achievements, objectives, and approach to fostering excellence in diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging.
  • A comprehensive curriculum vitae detailing your teaching, scholarship, and service activities.
  • The names and full contact information of 3-5 professional references. These references will only be contacted during the final stages of the interview process.
  • The review of applications will commence on October 10, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries regarding the position or the application process can be directed to the search committee at The preferred start date for the role is July 1, 2024, with the possibility of negotiation for an alternative start date.

United States of America (Exempt)

WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. It seeks individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity, collaboration, inclusion, problem solving, innovation, high performance, and change making. It is committed to maintaining a campus environment free of harassment and discrimination.

To apply, visit:

About WPI
WPI is a vibrant, active, and diverse community of extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty, and state of the art research facilities. At WPI, we have competitive and comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, long-term care, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible spending accounts, work-life balance and much more.

Diversity & Inclusion at WPI
WPI is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected; a place where every student, faculty and staff member can be themselves, so that they can study, live, and work comfortably, to reach their full potential, and make meaningful contributions in order to meet departmental and institutional goals. WPI thrives on innovative practice and welcomes diverse perspectives, insight, and people from diverse lived experiences, to enhance the community environment and propel the institution to the next level in a competitive, global marketplace.

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2024 Panofsky Fellowship at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC) Stanford University Stanford CA 94305
Stanford University / SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Fellowship ID: Stanford University / SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory -FELLOWSHIP [#25652]

Fellowship Title: 2024 Panofsky Fellowship at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC)

Fellowship Type: Fellowship or award

Location: Menlo Park, California 94025, United States [map]

Subject Areas: Physics / astrophysics, Applied Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Astroparticle Physics, Astrophysics (astro-ph), Astrophysics Computational, Astrophysics Experiment, Astrophysics Theory, Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics, Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, Attosecond science, Biological Physics, collider physics, Complex Quantum Systems, Computational physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Condensed Matter Physics; Condensed Matter Theory; Computational Physics; X-ray Spectroscopy; Electronic Structure; Ultrafast Dynamics, Crystallography, Dark Matter, electron-proton collisions, Electronic Detector Group, Elementary Particle Physics, Elementary Particle Theory, Engineering, Experimental Astroparticle Physics, Experimental Astrophysics, Experimental High Energy Physics, Experimental Particle Physics, Experimental Physics, Experimental Subatomic Physics, Experimental Ultrafast Physics, Fundamental Quantum Science, HEP-Experiment (hep-ex), HEP-Theory (hep-th), High Energy Experimental, High Energy Physics, High Energy Theory, Machine Learning, Material Science, Mechanical Engineering, Metrology, Neutrino physics, Particle Physics, Particle Physics Detectors and Instrumentation, Photoelectron spectroscopies, Photon-based Scattering and Spectroscopy, Physics, Physics - Mathematical Physics, Physics Education, Physics Education Research, Quantum Physics, Quantum Scienc, Quantum Science + Quantum Information Science + Quantum Optics + Theoretical Physics, Scattering amplitudes, Theoretical Particle Physics, Theoretical Physics, Ultrafast Science, X-ray instrumentation, X-ray Scattering, X-ray Science

Appl Deadline: 2023/12/15 11:59PM (posted 2023/09/11, listed until 2024/01/15)


2024 Panofsky Fellowship at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC) Call for Applications – Deadline for submission is December 15, 2023

The Panofsky Fellowship is intended to recognize exceptional and promising young scientists who would most benefit from the unique opportunity to conduct their research at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. It honors SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory's founder and first Director, Wolfgang K. H. Panofsky. The fellowship is for early-career researchers (experiment or theory) in a diverse range of fields related to the SLAC scientific mission:

Accelerator science & advanced accelerator research Applied Energy research Biosciences Chemical sciences Computer Science Elementary particle physics (experiment and theory) High energy density matter Materials and condensed matter science Particle astrophysics and cosmology Quantum Information Science X-ray science, including ultrafast science and advanced X-ray instrumentation, at LCLS and SSRL

The Fellowship is awarded without regard to a candidate's particular specialty within our programs. While an emphasis will be placed on the potential for innovation and growth of new opportunities as their career develops, the candidate's research plan should encompass one or more areas within the science program at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and describe how the proposed research will benefit from the unique opportunity to conduct research at SLAC, while also demonstrating alignment with the SLAC mission and values ( Applicants are encouraged to take the extra effort in preparing the research plan to incorporate a good understanding of capabilities and facilities at SLAC. This is best accomplished by finding out more details about the individual SLAC research activities on the website.

Candidates should be early in their career but have demonstrated significant experience at the postdoctoral level with clear potential for exceptional scholarship, breadth, innovation, and leadership. The appointment is at the Associate Staff Scientist Level and carries a five-year term at SLAC, with salary commensurate with the experience of the candidate. The appointment comes with full benefits and generous research support including funding for a postdoctoral researcher. Review for promotion to a continuing staff scientist position at SLAC will be conducted at, or before, the completion of the Fellowship. The deadline for the 2024 applications is December 15, 2023.

Applicants should provide a CV and a vision statement for their proposed research at SLAC, and arrange for three supporting reference letters. Please submit application materials through

For further information, please consult or contact

The expected pay range for this position is $120,000 to $171,000 per annum. SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory/Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs.

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All staff at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. SLAC is an E-Verify employer.

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the laboratory's mission.

Application Materials Required:

Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Publication list
  • Three reference letters (to be submitted online by the reference writers at this site)

    And anything else requested in the description.

    Further Info:
    Charlotte Chang <>

    SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
    2575 Sand Hill Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025

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    jeid-0363186d0d4771458a281446425dd7ce]]> Tue, 12 Sep 2023 00:00:00 +0000 Analyst 2 - Research (Multiple Positions) Pima Community College tucson arizona 85709 APPLY:

    Position Summary:

    The Analyst 2-Research position is responsible for performing comprehensive, detailed statistical and data analysis work leveraging the College's business intelligence system and statistical software including R or Python. Specific activities involve developing descriptive statistical reports and constructing predictive models related to enrollment, student success and other areas of Pima operations, in support of the mission of the College. The central role of the position is statistical analysis work along with design and development of ad hoc processes to provide timely responses to requests for data from various units. The position responsibilities also include survey administration, business intelligence report design, assisting with mandated reporting, designing data visualizations and supporting the Strategy, Analytics and Research (StAR) team.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Using inferential and descriptive statistical techniques to retrieve, analyze, and report aggregate student and course data and statistics, institutional effectiveness data and statistics, and support program and services review

    • Developing and writing data-based statistical reports related to enrollment, student characteristics, course grades, occupational programs, course characteristics, and related information, including the ability to provide context information to support interpretation of the results

    • Design and develop ad hoc processes to provide timely responses to requests for data from various units

    • Assisting in preparing federal and state mandated reports

    • Proposing and carrying out research applied to institutional research data

    • Conducting research and analyzing data to support College goals

    • Conducts college-wide surveys and assist in course evaluations

    • Providing input and serving as a resource for the development and dissemination of results in response to research project requests

    • Using written and oral skills to present data to administrators, standing committees, and other appropriate College employees

    • Responding to inquiries from College departments, students, and the public related to enrollment statistics, graduation rates, and related institutional information

    Job Requirements:

    • Bachelor's degree in a related fieldand

    • One to three years of related experience with applicable computer programsand

    • One to three years of related experience with Research and Statistical Methodologyand

    • Experience with SQL, MS Access or other querying softwaresand

    • Experience with survey tools (e.g. Qualtrics, Survey Monkey)and

    • Experience with R, Python or other statistical software/programming language


    • Candidates who possess similar minimum qualifications are encouraged to apply and should describe in detail the work experience and education you regard as establishing the equivalency


    • Master's degree

    • Experience with enterprise reporting platforms (e.g., Banner)

    The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

    • High level of familiarity with data analysis methods, including research design and statistical analysis principles including inferential and descriptive statistics

    • Experience working with large, complex relational databases using SQL and MS Access

    • Demonstrated ability to communicate analysis results

    • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing, including the development of reports and statistical summaries for diverse audiences

    • Ability to be flexible and comfortable working in a dynamic work environment which requires staff to handle multiple projects on tight timelines

    • Experience with applicable computer programs and software applications

    • Strong customer service skills

    • Strong team skills

    • Knowledge of project management principles


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