Creighton University, Mathematics

Position ID: 2638-AP [#17935]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Omaha, Nebraska 68178, United States
Subject Areas: Statistics/Data Science
Application Deadline: 2021/10/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/07/28, finished 2022/01/18, listed until 2022/01/25)
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*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Creighton University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position beginning August 2022. We seek individuals committed to being outstanding teacher-scholars within a primarily undergraduate institution. A Ph.D. in Statistics or Data Science is preferred, though applicants with a PhD in mathematics and a strong background in statistics or data science will be considered. Successful candidates will have strong evidence of excellent teaching and scholarly potential.

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

The initial application includes a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a list of which courses from our curriculum you can teach (see, and a research plan. Applicants must also submit at least three reference letters, and at least one of them must explicitly address teaching. Review of applications will begin October 1st, and all applications received by October 15th will receive full consideration.

Application materials are accepted (and encouraged) through, but the applicants' materials (except reference letters) must also be submitted electronically to the Creighton University HR site at A full description of the positions' requirements can also be found there.

The position's duties typically include a 3 courses/semester teaching load, substantive progress on research or scholarly work, and department service. The department has been extremely active in interdisciplinary outreach and programs, such as the new interdisciplinary Data Science Program, Medical Mathematics major program for pre-health science students, and courses taught for the health administration and policy program.

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:
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Further Info:
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2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178