University of Nebraska at Omaha, Mathematics

Position ID: 1923-TTAP [#15258]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Mathematical Statistics and Data Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Omaha, Nebraska 68182, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematical Statistics and Data Science
Application Deadline: finished (2019/11/20, finished 2020/10/28, listed until 2020/06/20)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed. ***

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Nebraska invites applications for 2 tenure-track assistant professors with an anticipated start date of August 17, 2020. One position is in Mathematical Statistics and one is in Data Science. Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in statistics or a closely related field by August 15, 2020

Successful candidates will join the rapidly-expanding Data and Decision Sciences (DDS) group in the Department of Mathematics. This group contains faculty with expertise in statistics, operations research and data science. Mathematics students can choose a concentration in any of these three areas at both the undergraduate and master’s levels. The successful candidate will work closely with faculty and students in the DDS group, teach undergraduate and graduate courses in both mathematics and statistics, supervise graduate students, and maintain an active research program.

For the mathematical statistics position, an interest in teaching introductory mathematics and statistics courses is particularly desirable.

The university and department have a strong commitment to diversity in its varied forms and to fostering an inclusive and welcoming learning environment where students, faculty and staff thrive and succeed. With a metropolitan mission, UNO serves a diverse student body with a large number of first generation college students and is also actively engaged with the community in myriad ways. For additional information on our vibrant campus community, please see our recent ad in Chronicle of Higher Education.

We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of under-represented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply.

The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNO is a VEVRAAFederal Contractor and an E-Verify employer.

Interested candidates must apply online at Please include the following: (1) a letter of interest; (2) current curriculum vitae; (3) statement of teaching philosophy; and (4) statement of research interests. Additionally, three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to chair of the appropriate search committee: Dr. Mahbubul Majumder ( for Data Science) or Dr. Andrew Swift ( for Mathematical Statistics), Department of Mathematics, University of Nebraska – Omaha, 6001 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE 68182.

Members of both search committees will be attending the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Denver in January. Applicants are encouraged to contact the search committee chairs if they plan to attend the Joint Math Meetings to possibly schedule an interview.

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Contact: Mahbubul Majumder, 402-554-2734, 402-554-2975 (fax)
Postal Mail:
UNO - Mathematics
DSC 203
6001 Dodge St
Omaha, NE 68182
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