Assistant Professor of Statistics

Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in statistics or a related field to begin Fall 2014. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Search Status

Application review begins December 15, 2013. The position is open until filled.

Position Responsibilities

The successful candidate is expected to be an excellent teacher who will teach both lower-division and upper-division/graduate level courses in statistics and probability. The current standard teaching load is two courses (about 9 classroom hours per week) per quarter. Teaching assignments may include some core mathematics courses. A good refereed publication record is required. He/she is expected to be actively involved in curricular development and other departmental issues. Interdisciplinary collaborative research and the establishment of grant-funded projects are strongly encouraged.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. (or equivalent advanced degree) in statistics or a related field by September 2014.
  • Evidence of effective undergraduate teaching.
  • Evidence of active scholarship. If post-doctoral experience, evidence of continued scholarly productivity.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse colleague and student population.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Evidence of on-going professional service.

Application Instructions and Requested Documents

Please submit your application via WWU’s Electronic Application System for Employment (EASE). Note: You will need to be using Internet Explorer to utilize our online application system.

Candidates must submit the WWU coversheet, which is available in the EASE system, a vita, transcripts, a description of teaching accomplishments and philosophy, and a statement of scholarly interests. You may upload your materials as noted on the EASE application. Please do not send these materials as email attachments to the department. Additionally, four letters of recommendation addressing both teaching and research must be sent directly to the Math Department.

For additional information please contact:

Statistics Search
Department of Mathematics
Western Washington University
516 High Street, Bellingham WA 98225-9063
U.S.A. Tel.: (360) 650-3785
Fax: (360) 650-7788

Page Updated 10.09.2013