Mathematics and Computer Science/Arts and Sciences, University of Missouri-St. Louis

Position ID: UMSL-VAP [#13619, 28911]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: St. Louis, Missouri 63121-4400, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: none (posted 2019/02/08)
Position Description:    

Visiting Faculty Position in Statistics at the University of Missouri-St. Louis

About the Position:

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Missouri – St. Louis (UMSL) invites applications for a full-time visiting assistant professor in statistics with a one-year appointment beginning in Fall 2019. We seek candidates who are passionate about teaching statistics and data science at undergraduate and graduate level. Our expectation is that the successful candidate will excel at teaching and mentoring students who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. Salary is competitive and dependent upon qualifications.

Responsibilities include teaching a range of undergraduate statistics courses (three courses per semester). Applicants must hold a PhD degree in statistics, mathematics, data science or a closely related field and have broad intellectual interests and a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching.

About UMSL: 

Established as a campus of the University of Missouri in 1963, the University of Missouri-St. Louis has grown rapidly as the principal public university in the St. Louis area with a current enrollment of over 16,000 in day and evening sessions.  As part of a metropolitan area of more than 2,000,000 people, UMSL has immediate availability to cultural and educational institutions of one of the country’s major centers.  The area includes fine museums, libraries, theatre and opera companies, symphony orchestras, medical centers, athletic and recreational facilities, and a score of public and private universities and colleges.

The University of Missouri-St. Louis is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.

About the Department:

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science ( offers exciting and high quality undergraduate and graduate degree programs and certificates. At the undergraduate level we offer degrees in mathematics and computer science, and in cooperation with the College of Education an undergraduate degree in secondary education with an emphasis in mathematics. We also offer minors in computer science, mathematics, and statistics, and certificates in Actuarial Studies, Data Science, Internet and Web, Mobile Apps and Ubiquitous Computing, and in cooperation with the department of Information Systems a joint certificate in Cybersecurity. At the graduate level, we offer master's in mathematics with an emphasis in mathematics or data science and a master's in computer science as well as a doctoral program in mathematical and computational sciences with options in mathematics, computer science, and statistics. Also, in cooperation with the Department of Information Systems, we offer a joint graduate certificate in Cybersecurity. At the present time, the department has about 30 full-time faculty members and about 10 graduate teaching assistants. 

Applying for the Position:

Candidates must submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae and a teaching statement. Documents should be packaged as a single pdf file and submitted through the university online submission system at: under Prospective Faculty, job number 28911.  Additionally, three letters of reference must be submitted, via e-mail, to Adrian Clingher (e-mail: Questions related to the position may also be directed to the same e-mail address.

The Mathematics and Computer Science department consists of about 25 full-time faculty members and 10 graduate teaching assistants.  The department offers Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science and Ph.D. in Mathematical and Computational Sciences.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Additional information about UMSL and the region is available at  The successful candidate must be able to show acceptable documentation establishing the right to accept employment in the US.


To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:

UMSL is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. EEO IS THE LAW

This employer is not accepting applications for this position through Mathjobs.Org. Please see the job description above on how to apply.
Contact: Adrian Clingher, 314-516-6338, 314-516-5400 (fax)
Postal Mail:
Search Committee Chair
University of Missouri-St. Louis
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
One University Boulevard, ESH 350
St. Louis, MO 63121-4400
Web Page:

© 2019 MathJobs.Org, American Mathematical Society. All Rights Reserved.