University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Position ID: 2562-STATS [#16503]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54901, United States
Application Deadline: 2020/12/28 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/10/14, finished 2021/07/03, listed until 2020/12/30)
Position Description:    

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Assistant Professor of Mathematics





Terms of Employment:


Position Summary:

The Mathematics Department at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh invites applications for a tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant Professor level, to start September 1, 2021. Successful candidates will teach general education mathematics and statistics courses and upper-level courses in statistics, and take leading roles in the department's curriculum development efforts in the area of data science. In addition, they will maintain active programs of scholarly research and publication in statistics, data science, or a related field, and provide service to the department, college, university, and the profession.





• A Ph.D. in Statistics or Data Science, or a Ph.D. in Mathematics with a thesis topic in Statistics, Data Science, or a related field (degree expected or earned by August 2021).
• At least two years of experience teaching undergraduate statistics and/or mathematics (may include graduate TA experience).
• A demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and student success.
• An interest and ability in teaching general education and upper-level statistics courses.
• A commitment to curriculum development and assessment.
• A well-articulated agenda for scholarship and professional development, including peer-reviewed research.
• Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.


• Expertise or teaching experience in data-driven courses, data analytics, or data science.
• Demonstrated interest in working collaboratively with other departments in developing undergraduate data science curriculum.
• Experience or demonstrated interest in building collaborative relationships with local industries.
• Experience or demonstrated interest in guiding undergraduate research projects.

To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

  • A letter of application addressing qualifications and the ways in which the applicant will contribute to the mission of the department.
  • A current vita.
  • A statement describing teaching philosophy and practice.
  • A statement describing research program and interests.
  • Copies of transcripts of graduate and undergraduate work (official transcripts will be requested of all finalists).
  • List of 3 professional references who may be contacted for letters of recommendation (at least one must be related to teaching practice)

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-1166.

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by December 1, 2020 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

DEI Statement
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.

Reasonable Accommodations
UWO provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 920-424-1166. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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