Position Information

Posting Details

Working Title: Statistics Assistant/Associate Professor
Position Number 02159636
Division B48 College of Letters and Science
Position Type Faculty
Appointment Type Tenure Track Faculty
FLSA Status Exempt
Percent 100
Posting Type Faculty
Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

The Statistics program of the Mathematical Sciences department has a long history of preparing undergraduates for professional employment and further study. It participates actively in the Actuarial Science program in the department, which has recently been designated a “Center of Actuarial Excellence” by the Society of Actuaries. Many areas of potential collaboration exist within the Department, across the University and with the Medical College of Wisconsin in areas such as finance, biostatistics, data analytics and environmental data analysis.

Job Summary

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee invites applications to fill a tenure-track or tenured faculty position in Statistics. The appointment start date has been updated to August 20, 2018.

Applicants seeking appointment with tenure will be expected to assume leadership roles mentoring PhD students and seeking external funding. Responsibilities will include teaching two courses per semester, taking active roles in the undergraduate, Masters and PhD programs, and pursuing external funding/ partnerships. A competitive compensation and research start-up package will be provided depending upon qualifications and experience.

Minimum Qualifications

The department is seeking an outstanding candidate with a PhD in statistics, mathematics or a related area with research expertise in statistics. Minimum qualifications include (i) PhD in statistics, mathematics or related field by August 2017; (ii) teaching experience in statistics; and (iii) research specialization in statistics or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to applicants who: (i) demonstrate potential for high scholarly productivity, (ii) demonstrate strong teaching ability, and (iii) demonstrate potential for collaborative research.

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please upload: a) cover letter; b) curriculum vitae; c) research plan; (d) teaching statement; and e) names and contact information of three references.

This is a continuous recruitment. Review of applications will start March 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Applications received after February 28, 2017 date may not receive full consideration.

Application Deadline
Continuous (Open Until Filled?) Yes
If Continuous, Initial Review Date 03/01/2017
Position Contact Name Vytaras Brazauskas
Contact Phone 414-229-5656
Contact Email
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Interest
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. References
Optional Documents

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