Assistant Professor – Applied Statistics



Job description

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Central Arkansas is seeking to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position in applied statistics, beginning August 2018. Currently, the Department has 21 full-time faculty members and offers undergraduate degrees with emphasis in applied mathematics, mathematics, and mathematics education.

UCA offers masters degrees in applied mathematics and mathematics education, and will soon propose a data science track in the B.S. Program. The position requires a doctorate in Applied Statistics or closely-related field with broad training in statistical methods and data analysis; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and a strong commitment to and proven ability in undergraduate teaching. Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses; advising undergraduate and graduate student projects and research; and supervising student practicum experiences and internships. The regular teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester with courses such as:
· Elementary statistics
· Statistical Methods
· Non-parametric Statistics
· Mathematical Computation
· Intro to Probability Theory
· Regression Analysis
· Introduction to Stochastic Processes
· Machine Learning

How to apply

Applicants should submit: a letter of application, current vita, copies of graduate transcripts, statements of teaching and research philosophy, and three letters of reference. All materials should be uploaded to: Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions may be sent to the chair of the department at Additional information about the department is available at

The University of Central Arkansas aspires to be a premier learner-focused public comprehensive university, a nationally recognized leader for its continuous record of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, scholarly and creative endeavors, and engagement with local, national, and global communities.