Mathematics, Tennessee Tech University

Position ID: TennesseeTech-AP [#10913]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Cookeville, Tennessee 38501, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Multivariate analysis, biostatistics, environmental statistics, and data mining.
Application Deadline: 2017/12/04 finished (2017/10/02, finished 2018/06/10, listed until 2018/04/02)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics is seeking applicants to fill a position at the assistant professor level, beginning August 1, 2018. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in mathematics or statistics with a strong mathematical background from an accredited institution by the start date. The preferred areas of research are multivariate analysis, biostatistics, environmental statistics, and data mining but those working in other areas of statistics are strongly encouraged to apply as well. The candidate should have evidence of high quality teaching, as seen in the letters of recommendation, and quality research commensurate with years of experience. Our current course offerings in statistics at the undergraduate level include applied and mathematical statistics. At the graduate level, we offer courses in experimental design, linear, nonlinear and generalized linear models, environmental and mathematical statistics. Preference will be given to candidates who can complement the research activities of current faculty, or who meet the teaching needs of the department. For more information about the department, see Review of applications will begin on December 4th and will continue until the position is filled. 

The application process is maintained online at Applicants will be required to electronically upload a cover letter, CV, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official transcripts for all degrees conferred required upon hire), and names and email addresses for three professional references who will be asked to provide letters of recommendation. At least one letter of recommendation should address the applicant’s teaching skills. Additionally, applicants are required to submit a statement describing their teaching experience and philosophy as well as a statement of research. Submission of materials is the applicant's responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered. Questions can be directed to: Dr. David Smith, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Mathematics, Box 5054, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN, 38505. You may contact Dr. David Smith at 931-372-3568 or

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Contact: David Smith, 931-372-3568
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Box 5054
Cookeville, TN 38505
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