Creighton University, Mathematics

Position ID: 2638-AP [#17213]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Omaha, Nebraska 68178, United States
Subject Areas: Stats/Data Science
Application Deadline: 2021/02/28 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/01/21)
Position Description:    

Creighton University invites applications for up to two tenure-track assistant professor positions beginning in August 2021. We seek individuals committed to being outstanding teacher-scholars within a primarily undergraduate institution with a PhD in statistics, biostatistics, or data science. Candidates with a PhD in a related field but with significant curricular experience in Statistics and/or Data Science will also be given full consideration.

The position's duties typically include a 3 courses per semester teaching load, substantive progress on research or scholarly work, and departmental service. The department has been extremely active in interdisciplinary outreach and programs, such as our new major in Data Science, a Medical Mathematics major program for pre-health science students, and opportunities to collaborate with researchers in the Creighton Medical School.

The initial application includes a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a research plan, and three professional references, at least one of which must explicitly address teaching. The applicants' materials are accepted through, but the applicants materials must also be submitted electronically to the Creighton University HR site at Note that this site has some outdated language.

Reference letters may be uploaded to this site or emailed directly to Nicole Lakeman at Note that the Creighton HR site will require applicants to list references, but the letters themselves cannot be submitted through the HR site.

Also, applicants that advance beyond the initial selection stage will be asked to provide unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, with originals required at the completion of the hiring process.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but all applications received by January 31, 2021, will receive full consideration.

Creighton, a Jesuit university committed to excellence in the liberal arts tradition, has been consistently rated as the top Master’s-granting university in the Midwest. Creighton is located in downtown Omaha, a vibrant community of 800,000 that was recently rated the sixth most livable city in the U.S. More information about our department and this position can be found at

Creighton University is a Jesuit, Catholic, EO/AA Employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet and seeks a wide range of applicants for this position in support of one of our core values—gender, ethnic and cultural diversity. Questions regarding the position may be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Nathan Pennington,

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178

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