Mathematics, University of West Georgia

Position ID: 1765-STATISTICS [#10612]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Carrollton, Georgia 30118, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: 2018/01/07** (posted 2017/08/30)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics at the University of West Georgia invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Statistics, beginning in August 2018.

A Ph.D. in Statistics or a Ph.D. in Mathematics with concentration in Statistics is required, with a preference to candidates with finance, actuarial science, data science, or analytics background. Applicants must have an outstanding research agenda/record. Teaching responsibilities include teaching upper-level courses in our Statistics/Actuarial Science track and graduate statistics courses. Applicants must have a record of successfully teaching statistics. Up to two years of credit toward promotion and tenure is possible depending on prior experience.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research agenda, teaching evaluations, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation, with one that addresses the applicant's effectiveness as a teacher. Materials can be submitted online at (highly preferred), or via email to

Applications received by January 7, 2018 will be guaranteed full consideration; however, the position remains open to applicants until filled.

The University of West Georgia is a doctoral comprehensive, liberal arts institution with an enrollment of about 13,000 students and is part of the University System of Georgia. It is located on a beautiful 645-acre campus in Carrollton, Georgia, approximately 45 miles west of Atlanta. It’s a growing community providing a small town feel with big city amenities. The department of mathematics has a diverse faculty including eighteen tenured/tenure-track members with research interests in applied mathematics, discrete mathematics, pure mathematics, statistics, and mathematics education.

Additional information about this position and our department is available at

The University of West Georgia is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Statistics Search Committee
Department of Mathematics
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton, GA 30118

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