Job Posting ~ GSA Statistics Lab Director


The Statistics Lab is a new component of the Graduate Student Association (GSA) that will provide assistance with statistical data analysis to all graduate students. It is planned as a consulting service helping students with statistical aspects of their final projects (thesis, dissertation, qualifying paper etc.).

Candidates are eligible only if they have paid their student activity fee. Candidates should:

  • Have experience with designing an experiment
  • Know how to do statistical data analysis using Minitab, Matlab, R, SPSS, and SAS
  • Know how to do data mining including supervised and unsupervised methods
  • Have taken at least two advanced statistics courses
  • Be organized

Experience with the following would be a plus:

  • Teaching courses in statistics
  • Tableau, Wolfram Mathematica
  • Machine learning

The Statistics Lab Director’s responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Administrating the GSA Statistics Lab
  • Holding a minimum of 10 office hours per week + appointment hours
  • Assisting eligible graduate students in statistical research (data collection, analysis, evaluation, interpretation), experiment design, statistical analysis software
  • Submitting service reports at the request of the GSA Senate and/or the GSA E-board
  • Other duties as assigned by the GSA E-board

Any materials created as the Statistics Lab Director are property of the Graduate Student Association. Any GSA software or hardware requiring a password must be provided to the Graduate Student Association Executive Committee on modification or by request.

To apply, please, attach to an email in PDF the following:

  • Cover letter describing your background, availability, and interest
  • Resume

Send it to by January 5th. Qualified candidates will be invited to interview in the middle of January. This is a 6-month appointment (1 February – 31 July 2017) with a stipend of $5,500.