University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, Mathematical Sciences Department

Position ID: 928-APSMS [#21754, 19133]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Statistics - Mathematical Sciences
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Statistics/Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2023/01/13 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/12/07)
Position Description:    

Assistant Professor of Statistics–Mathematical Sciences

ATTENTION: The Department of Mathematical Sciences in the College of Letters and Science at the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2023. This is a full-time position with responsibilities for teaching undergraduate courses in Statistics and Mathematics, maintaining an active research agenda, and providing service to the university, community, and profession.

JOB DETAILS: The successful candidate will be able to teach statistics and mathematics courses for general education as well as courses in the mathematics majors. This full-time position is based at the Stevens Point main campus and involves courses primarily taught in person. There is a possibility of teaching assignments at the Wausau campus or Marshfield campus, and of online or hybrid courses. Maintaining an active research agenda and providing leadership and service to the university, community, and profession are required for tenure. A typical teaching load is twelve credit hours per semester.

QUALIFICATIONS: Required Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in statistics, actuarial science, data analytics, or mathematics education with a focus on statistics education awarded before August 2023. Experience and/or demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching. Demonstrated success and/or interest in teaching first- and second-year statistics and mathematics courses. Preferred Qualifications: Desirable candidates should have experience teaching with current educational tools and methods. Experience teaching diverse groups will be considered a plus, as will experience and/or demonstrated commitment to online course development and teaching. DEPARTMENT INFORMATION: The Department of Mathematical Sciences at UW–Stevens Point offers majors in Mathematics, Mathematics with Actuarial Emphasis, and Mathematics for Teacher Certification. It includes 28 faculty and academic staff across 3 campuses with about 70 majors and 40 minors. The Department of Mathematical Sciences is committed to diversity in its curriculum and prepares students for a diverse and inclusive world. More information at

CAMPUS INFORMATION: Through the discovery and dissemination of knowledge, UW–Stevens Point stimulates intellectual growth, provides a liberal education and prepares students for a diverse sustainable world. The university is committed to creating a safe, inclusive learning community for all faculty and staff from a variety of backgrounds. The UW–Stevens Point main campus is located in Stevens Point, with branch campuses at Marshfield and Wausau. ORGANIZATION INFORMATION: The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. UW-Stevens Point values diversity and inclusion as supported by our mission, “Through the discovery, dissemination and application of knowledge, UW-Stevens Point fosters intellectual growth, provides a broad-based education, models community engagement and prepares students for success in a diverse and sustainable world.” Individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or interview process should contact Human Resources and Affirmative Action at 715-346-2606 or The safety and success of students, faculty, and staff at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is paramount. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act requires the distribution of an annual security report to all current and prospective students, faculty, and staff. You may obtain the complete report at The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7). An offer of employment will require a criminal background check and authorization to work within the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by January 13, 2023, are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. The most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. For questions regarding this position, please contact: Dr. Kavita Bhatia, Chair of the Search Committee at

TO APPLY: Only complete application packages will be considered. This includes online submission of the following documents: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, written statement of teaching/research experience, goals, and interests, and three letters of recommendation, at least one specifically evaluating past teaching performance. Letters may be included in the application package or sent directly by the references. This Job ID is 19133.

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