University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Mathematical Sciences

Position Title: Statistics, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Las vegas, Nevada 89154, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: finished (2019/01/15, finished 2020/01/19)
Position Description:    

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The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, specializing in Statistics.

UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at:

The Department of Mathematical Sciences invites applications for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Statistics, commencing Fall 2019. The successful candidate is expected to teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, publish in refereed research journals, pursue external funding, and supervise graduate students. The successful candidate will also be expected to provide service to the department, college, university, and the profession.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Statistics or related areas from an accredited college or university. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate commitment to excellence in both teaching and scholarly activity.

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions.

A complete application includes a letter of interest, a statement of research interest and teaching philosophy, a CV listing qualifications and experience, and at least three letters of reference. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, as this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on January 7, 2019. For best consideration, please submit all your materials and arrange for your letters of reference to be received prior to that date. The application should be addressed to Dr. Amei Amei, Search Committee Chair, and should be submitted via online application at Letters of reference should be sent to the following address: Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nevada Las Vegas, 4505 S Maryland Parkway, MS45-4020, Las Vegas, NV 89154-4020, or via email to For assistance with UNLV’s online applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or

UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
4505 S Maryland Parkway, Box 454020
Las Vegas, NV 89154-4020
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