Mathematics Department, University of North Texas

Position Title: Biostatistics Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Denton, Texas 76203-5017, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biostatistics
Starting Date: 2018/09/01
Application Deadline: finished (2017/12/18, finished 2018/07/24)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics and the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of North Texas invite applications for a joint appointment as a tenure-track assistant professor in biostatistics, to begin in Fall 2018.

The responsibilities of this position are to pursue research in biostatistics or a related field, and teach undergraduate and graduate biostatistics courses in both the departments. The normal teaching load is two courses per semester with typically a 2-1 load during the initial years of the appointment.

The successful candidate for the assistant professor position will have a Ph.D. in biostatistics or a closely related field at the time of appointment. Preference will be given to outstanding applicants with previous academic research experience, including postdoctoral training and undergraduate and/or graduate level teaching, and a strong interest in interdisciplinary research.

With about 38,000 students, UNT is the nation's 33rd largest university. As the largest, most comprehensive university in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, UNT drives the North Texas region. UNT offers 101 bachelor's, 82 master's, and 38 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. A student-focused public research university, UNT is the flagship of the UNT System. The Department of Mathematics has 34 faculty members, about 60 graduate students, and offers degrees through the Ph.D. The Department of Biological Sciences has 50 faculty members, about 200 graduate students, and offers degrees through the Ph.D. More information can be found at and

Applicants must apply online at use the link provided in this mathjobs posting or search UNT postings for System Identification Number 6001802. The application must include a cover letter, current vita, unofficial transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire), three letters of reference, a research statement, and a teaching statement. The recommendation letters must be uploaded to by the referees. Inquiries regarding the position (but not application materials) may be directed to Dr. Rajeev Azad, Search Committee Chair, at

Review of applications begins January 15, 2018. Applications will be reviewed weekly until the search is closed. The University of North Texas is an EOE/ADA/AA institution, committed to diversity in its employment and educational programs, thereby creating a welcoming environment for everyone.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
Further Info:
940 565 2155
Department of Mathematics
1155 Union Circle #311430
University of North Texas
Denton TX 76203-5017

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