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Eastern Washington University (WA) - Assistant Professor, Computational Mathematics[]

The Department of Mathematics in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at Eastern Washington University (EWU) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics with a preference for Computational Mathematics to begin September 2017.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Teaching
  • Curriculum development at the undergraduate level
  • Active participation in scholarly activities
  • Active participation in service activities
  • All faculty members are expected to engage in effective teaching and assessment of student learning
  • Additionally, faculty may be expected to teach face to face classes, hybrid or blended classes and/or online classes

The Department of Mathematics offers a B.S. degree in Mathematics that includes electives that allow for a variety of specializations including Statistics, as well as B.A.E. degrees in Secondary or Elementary Mathematics Education. A Graduate Certificate for a Middle-Level Mathematics Endorsement is also offered. 

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, or Applied Mathematics or closely related field must be conferred no later than the date of appointment (09/16/2017).
  • College level teaching experience (may include teaching as a graduate assistant).
  • Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching.
  • Demonstrated potential for scholarship.
  • Additionally, candidate must demonstrate and interest, experience and/or ability to promote cultural competency and/or diversity.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience with high level computational mathematics.
  • Experience with applications of mathematics in industry or the sciences
  • Teaching experience at the college level beyond teaching as a graduate assistant.
  • Experience in mentoring undergraduate students for undergraduate research projects.

Application link:

University of Washington (WA) - Assistant Professor, Biostatistics[]

The Department of Biostatistics at the University of Washington wishes to fill two full-time (100% FTE) tenure track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates who will enhance the Department's expertise in methodological research and biomedical applications are strongly encouraged to apply. The Department of Biostatistics currently has more than 40 regular and research-track faculty, as well as 30 affiliate and adjunct faculty members.Ph.D. required in Biostatistics, Statistics or related field. Duties include graduate and undergraduate teaching, methodological research, and biomedical collaborative research.The UW School of Public Health is committed to a diverse academic community. We view diversity as essential to our mission; for more information visit .

Application Instructions: Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, and four signed original letters of reference by December 15, 2016. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Application link:

Washington State University (WA) - Assistant Professor, Statistics[]

The responsibilities of this position include teaching, research and service.

  • Teaching undergraduate courses in Statistics for the Data Analytics undergraduate degree as well as graduate courses in Statistics.
  • Establishment of an independent, grant-supported research program and, where applicable, development of interdisciplinary research collaborations with allied research groups in science and engineering that include, but are not restricted to collecting, modeling and analyzing high dimensional large data sets in science and engineering, particularly in data analytics.
  • Maintenance of a strong record of publication and scholarly activity.
  • Advising graduate students at both the masters and doctoral levels.
  • Significant contributions to the department, college, university, community, and profession commensurate with rank.

Statistics is a growing area in the department. Currently, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers the following Statistics related degrees:

  1. BS in Mathematics with a Statistics Emphasis
  2. MS in Statistics
  3. PhD in Mathematics with a Statistics emphasis

In development are:

  • BS in Data Analytics (with a strong Math/Stat component of 8 required classes)
  • PhD in Statistical Sciences (with an interdisciplinary data analytics focus)

We are the largest academic unit in the WSU system and a powerhouse of research, scholarly, and creative activity. Comprised of social, natural, and physical sciences, humanities, mathematics, and the arts, the college’s foundational disciplines provide a strong framework for educational and research activities across the institution and fully support the University’s goal to advance knowledge through innovative scholarship and research. We are united by the spirit of inquiry, dedicated to the pursuit of excellence, and strengthened by our service to the community.

Required Qualifications: An earned doctoral degree in Statistics or Statistical Sciences or in Mathematics with Statistics emphasis, or a closely related field, is required prior to the date of hire. Candidates must have a strong research record in collecting, modeling, and analyzing high dimensional large data sets arising from diverse areas of science or engineering. Applicant must provide evidence of the ability to maintain a robust and well-funded grant supported research program in Statistics or Statistical Sciences. Evidence of effectiveness in teaching Statistics courses at the undergraduate level is required.