Assistant Professor – Applied Statistics

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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: https://jobs.uca.edu. 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 rameshg@uca.edu. Additional information about the department is available at http://uca.edu/math/.

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.