University of Wyoming, Mathematics

1533 15738Position ID: 1533-ASSTLEC1 [#15738, 20000551]
Position Title: Assistant Lecturer
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Laramie, Wyoming 82071, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: finished (2020/02/25, finished 2020/07/17, listed until 2020/08/25)
Position Description:    

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

JOB PURPOSE: The Department of Mathematics & Statistics at the University of Wyoming invites applications for an Academic Professional Lecturer (APL) in statistics at the rank of assistant lecturer beginning August 2020. This is a full-time benefited position. Job duties for this position will include teaching, professional development, advising, and service to the department and university. The expected teaching load is 3-4 courses per term, some of which will be delivered online.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This position entails responsibility for effective teaching, advising, service, and professional development. The successful candidate will be expected to take a leadership role in the department by continuing to develop distance education and to provide support and leadership for the lower-division program in statistics. This includes the development of student instructors and articulation with Wyoming high schools and community colleges. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

The department currently consists of 28 faculty and lecturers and maintains active research groups in Statistics, Analysis, Algebra & Combinatorics, Computational & Applied Mathematics. The department is also home to about 30 graduate students and maintains lively graduate programs in mathematics and statistics.

The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.

  • Master's degree in statistics or a closely related field with at least 18 graduate credit hours in statistics.
  • Experience teaching statistics at the college level.   
  • PhD degree in statistics or a closely related field with at least 18 graduate credit hours in statistics.
  • Experience or interest in coordinating and teaching lower-division courses in statistics and/or mathematics;
  • Experience or interest in coordinating and teaching lower-division courses in statistics and/or mathematics;
  • Experience or interest in the training and development of student instructors/tutors in statistics;
  • Experience or interest in the role of tutoring centers to support student success in statistics;
  • Experience or interest in the development and implementation of innovative and effective pedagogy for the lower-division courses;
  • Familiarity with several computational programs such as R, Python, MatLab, Julia, Mathematica, C++.
REQUIRED MATERIALS: Complete the online UW application and upload the following documents, as a single file, in order to be considered a complete packet:
  • A cover letter
  • A Curriculum Vitae
  • A teaching statement Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • Three references who are willing to write a recommendation letter
HIRING STATEMENT: UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.  

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2237 or email

We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.

Location The University of Wyoming has state of the art facilities and is a cultural center in the state of Wyoming. The University is located in Laramie, which is a town of about 30,000 located on a high plain at 7200 feet between the Laramie and Snowy Range mountain ranges. The area has more than 300 days of sunshine a year with outdoor activities that include skiing, hiking, camping, bicycling, fishing, and climbing. Laramie is approximately 90 minutes from several communities in Colorado, including Steamboat Springs, Fort Collins, Boulder, and Denver. For more information about the region, visit

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University of Wyoming
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Dept. 3036
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
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