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 2016. 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.
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 (Position number F0472015). Review of applications will begin December 7, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions may be sent to the chair of the department at firstname.lastname@example.org. UCA is an EO/AA Employer.
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