University of Wyoming, Mathematics

1533 21488Position ID: 1533-STATISTICSASSTISTANTPROFESSOR [#21488, 223007]
Position Title: Asst Professor - Mathematics & Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Laramie, Wyoming 82071, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Statistics or very closely related field
Application Deadline: 2023/01/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/11/09, finished 2023/07/08, listed until 2023/04/14)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics & Statistics at the University of Wyoming (UW) invites applications for a full-time, nine-month tenure-track faculty position in Statistics. This position is set to begin August 2023. Job duties include teaching, research, and service.


The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to conduct high level research, obtain extramural funding, work collaboratively with other scientists, and teach a variety of courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. A competitive startup and salary package will be provided to the successful candidate.

The Statistics group at UW has expertise in Bayesian statistics, experimental design, hierarchical models, joint modeling, mathematical statistics, mixed models, statistics education, and survival analysis as well as research applications in the areas of biology, ecology, engineering, health, medicine, and social science. Exceptional candidates in all statistical research areas will receive full consideration. However, candidates are especially encouraged to apply who specialize in complex database management for statistics, large-scale data mining, machine learning (AI), high-performance statistical computing, advanced Bayesian methodology, spatial sampling and analysis, along with time-series and state-space models. Candidates must also demonstrate an ability to engage in interdisciplinary research in diverse scientific disciplines.


This position provides vital support to campus customers and requires the successful candidate be available to work on campus.


A PhD in Statistics or very closely related field is required by the start of the appointment date. Both teaching and research are important at the University of Wyoming, and the position requires dedication and proficiency in both areas.


Preference will be given to those applicants who can demonstrate the following:

Expertise in statistics and statistical methodologies, Superb communication skills, Excellence in teaching courses at the university level, Experience with statistical consulting, Potential for obtaining extramural funding, Capability to conduct interdisciplinary research, Development of a research program that addresses the needs of the department. REQUIRED MATERIALS:

Applicants must complete the online UW application (Follow the link to “Academic Job Listings” at . A complete application will include the following documents uploaded as a single file:

A cover letter, A curriculum vitae, A teaching statement addressing how associated strategies, pedagogies, and successes will translate to departmental instruction, A research statement making the case that the research program will augment existing departmental research areas or address departmental research needs. Selected applicants will be asked to arrange for three letters of recommendation (at least one of which addresses teaching) to be sent separately to Applications will be reviewed starting January 1, 2023. Please contact with questions..


This position will remain open until filled. Complete applications received by 01/01/2023 will receive full consideration.

UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2377 or email


The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.

Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit

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Contact: Clifford White, 3077664221, 307-766-6838 (fax)
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1000 East University Ave.
Dept 3036
Laramie WY, 82071
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