University of Northern Colorado, Mathematical Sciences

Position ID: 3097-STAT [#21632]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Greeley, Colorado 80639, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: 2023/01/02 11:59PMhelp popup
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Qualifications and Experience

Minimum Qualifications

·         A doctorate in Statistics or a closely related field is required. ABD applicants will be considered if the degree is received by the position start date

·         Evidence of potential for excellent teaching of beginning and advanced undergraduate courses in statistics

·         Evidence of potential for future research and publication in statistics

Preferred Qualifications

·         Experience with and interest in active classroom environments and innovative teaching at the college level

·         Knowledgeable about culturally responsive pedagogical techniques and effective practices for engaging students historically minoritized and underserved in STEM

·         Interest in taking a leadership role in further developing the University’s curriculum in statistics

·         Industry or academic experience in statistics

Position Description

Primary responsibilities for faculty in this tenure-track position include teaching courses in undergraduate statistics; maintaining an active research program in statistics; and providing service to the department, university, and community. Duties will include providing leadership in enhancing the new major in statistics. Collaboration with faculty in the Department of Applied Statistics and Research Methods located in the College of Education and Behavior Sciences is encouraged.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Compensation for this position includes an approximate salary of $67,000 to $72,500. Benefits include health, life, and dental insurance, as well as a selection of several defined contribution retirement programs. Other benefits may be available based on position.

 Target Start Date: August 14, 2023

 Contact and Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin January 2, 2023 and will continue until positions are filled. Applications must include a letter of application/cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, unofficial transcripts, a teaching statement which should include strategies you would use to support students who are traditionally marginalized in STEM fields, and at least three letters of reference that address potential for effectiveness in teaching and research. Applications can be submitted at Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Nate Eldredge, Associate Professor of Mathematics in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, at or 970-351-2267.

 Additional Requirements 

Satisfactory completion of a background check, educational check, and authorization to work in the United States is required after a conditional offer of employment has been made. 

 About the Institution

Founded in 1889, the University of Northern Colorado is a public doctoral research university committed to student success. We have a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs in five colleges: Education and Behavioral Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Monfort College of Business, Natural and Health Sciences, and Performing and Visual Arts.

The University of Northern Colorado is Colorado’s leader in education. One of the major priorities of the campus is the implementation of the University strategic plan: Rowing not Drifting 2030 guides our direction and aspirations for the next decade. As an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution, the University of Northern Colorado strives to be the institution the state looks to as the future of higher education. Our students experience a personalized education grounded in the liberal arts and infused with the critical and creative inquiry; establish relationships with faculty and staff that nurture individual development; gain the skills and knowledge that promote upward mobility; and share a commitment to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

About the College

The College of Natural and Health Sciences offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in the natural, health, human and mathematical sciences. Our students benefit from mentoring by faculty who are national and international experts in their fields and from meaningful research opportunities in state-of-the-art facilities. Our graduates leave us with a first-class education that has prepared them to contribute to society whether they become health-care providers, educators, scientists, dietitians, speech-language pathologists, audiologists, sport administrators, rehabilitation counselors, mathematicians, athletic trainers, recreation program managers, public health practitioners or work in other public service-oriented fields.

 Institutional Values

As you consider joining the UNC community, it is important to know that UNC is dedicated to strengthening and advancing our collective work related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We develop and learn more with a diverse team. Diversity encompasses differing perspectives, thoughts, and experiences. We value diversity in all forms and appreciate the contributions every individual makes to the UNC community. We expect members of our community to stretch their learning about race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, lifestyle, age, educational background, national origin, religion, and physical ability. When you join UNC, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative, and equity-minded institution committed to meaningful collaboration among faculty, staff, students, and community partners.

 Location and Community

The University of Northern Colorado is located in Greeley, Colorado. The city has a population of 110,000 and is perfectly situated on the high plains with panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains. One hour north of Denver and a little over an hour east of Rocky Mountain National Park, Greeley has a distinct small-town feel and a downtown that is designated as a Colorado Creative District. Further information can be found at Visit Greeley and U.S Census Quick Facts.

This position is contingent on funding from the Colorado State Legislature and approval by the Board of Trustees, and is subject to the policies and regulations of the University of Northern Colorado. Federal regulations require that the University retain all documents submitted by applicants. Materials will not be returned or copied for applicants.

The University of Northern Colorado is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, creed, religion, sexual preference or veteran status. For more information or issues of equity or fairness or claims of discrimination contact the UNC AA/EEO/Title IX Officer at UNC Human Resource Services, Campus Box 54, Carter Hall 2002, Greeley, CO 80639, or call 970-351-2718.

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Further Info:
Statistics Search Committee
Mathematical Sciences CB 122
University of Northern Colorado
Greeley, Colorado 80639