Mathematics Department, Arkansas Tech University

Position ID: ATU-APS [#10974]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Russellville, Arkansas 72801, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Starting Date: 2018/08/13
Application Deadline: 2017/11/10 finished (2017/10/06, finished 2018/03/12, listed until 2018/04/06)
Position Description:    

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Assistant Professor of Statistics

About Arkansas Tech: Founded in 1909, Arkansas Tech is a state supported liberal arts institution, maintaining regional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and classification as a Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) level III institution. It is the third-largest in the state with an enrollment close to 12,000 students. The Russellville campus, located in the scenic Arkansas River Valley between the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains, is just one hour from the capital city of Little Rock and boasts a charming blend of historic and modern architecture, including beautiful grounds and greenery. Offering over 100 undergraduate and more than 25 graduate degree programs across seven academic colleges and two campuses, Arkansas Tech strives to provide a solid educational foundation for life-long learning to a diverse community. For more information about Arkansas Tech University and the surrounding community, please visit our website at to find our “Live Here” informational resources.

Position Summary We invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Statistics or closely related field. The position carries a teaching load of 12 credit hours per semester. The math department has 20 full-time faculty, several adjuncts and one staff that offer Math and Math Education programs and service courses to the university. Arkansas Tech offers an attractive fringe benefit package including medical, dental, and life insurance and participation in TIAA-CREF retirement plans.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in statistics and mathematics.

Facilitate development of an undergraduate and/or master's program in Applied Statistics. Effectively advise students.

Engage students in high impact learning practices.

Involve undergraduates in research projects or experiential learning.

Identify specific prospects for on-campus collaboration with other disciplines.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge - command of academic discipline and teaching pedagogy Skills - organization, leadership, communication Abilities - responsive, collegial

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. (or ABD with expected completion by February 15, 2019) in Statistics or closely related field. Excellence oral & written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in industry or consulting applying data analysis and computation. Be able to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in statistics and mathematics. Commitment to continuous improvement in teaching. Evidence of teaching excellence at the university level.

What to Submit

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application that addresses the qualifications listed above. In addition, they should submit a curriculum vita, a research statement, a teaching statement, copies of transcripts and contact information for three professional references.

To be considered for the Assistant Professor of Statistics position, all applications must be received and processed through our applicant tracking system Cornerstone prior to the closing date on November 10, 2017. Please go to to apply. For questions pertaining to this position please contact Department Head Dr. Jeanine Myers at

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Arkansas Tech University is an AA/EOE employer committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

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Contact: Jeanine Myers, 479-356-2114, 479-356-2117 (fax)
Postal Mail:
1811 N Boulder Ave.
Russellville, AR 72801
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