Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Northern Arizona University

Position ID: 1368-ASSTPROFSTAT [#11371]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Flagstaff, Arizona 86011, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: finished (posted 2017/11/20, finished 2018/08/01)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics & Statistics at Northern Arizona University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Statistics at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2018.

Responsibilities include teaching statistics courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, developing an active research program in statistics, and service.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Doctorate in Statistics or Biostatistics completed or expected by August 20, 2018

• Teaching experience at the college level

Preferred Qualifications:

• Completed doctorate in Statistics or Biostatistics at the time of application

• Evidence of high-quality teaching

• Strong potential for a productive research program in statistics

• Strong background in applied statistics, especially informatics or applications of “big data” methods

• Strong theoretical statistics background

• Experience and/or commitment to work effectively with NAU’s diverse faculty, staff, and student populations

Application Procedure: This position will be open until filled or closed. Review of applications will begin on October 02, 2017. For more information and to apply online, visit and submit ONE PDF or Word file, containing (1) a letter of application, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of research interests, (4) statement of teaching philosophy, (5) unofficial graduate transcripts, and (6) a summary of teaching evaluations (if available). Also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent to the address below. If you have problems submitting application materials using the Northern Arizona University Human Resources website, or have other questions, please contact:

Statistics Screening Committee Department of Mathematics and Statistics Northern Arizona University, Box 5717 Flagstaff, AZ 86011-5717

Or email

If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on line at or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets. If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact the Affirmative Action Office at 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.

Salary: $63,000 to $68,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following prior to employment: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification, and a degree verification (in some cases). You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check. Additionally, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees’ right to work in the United States. NAU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. Minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Contact: Terry Crites
Postal Mail:
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Box 5717
Flagstaff AZ 86011
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