Villanova University, Department of Mathematics & Statistics

Position ID: 3134-APS [#22912]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Villanova, Pennsylvania 19333, United States
Subject Area: Statistics
Salary Range: Competitive
Application Deadline: (posted 2023/09/01, listed until 2024/08/30)
Position Description:    

Assistant Professor of Statistics

Posting Number: 20231066F
Position Type: Faculty
Location: Villanova, PA
Recruitment Type: Internal/External Applicants
Work Schedule: full-time/9-months
Department: 185-Mathematics & Statistics

Position Summary: 
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Villanova University invites applications for two tenure track positions in Statistics with the rank of Assistant Professor. The positions begin in August 2024, and the teaching load is 15 credits per year for at least the years leading up to the tenure decision. Candidates from all areas of Statistics, including Biostatistics and Data Science, are invited to apply. 

Join a dynamic group of eleven statisticians with varied research interests! Our Statistics program features a well-established MS in Applied Statistics and Data Science, an undergraduate major, and an undergraduate minor. Graduates of our program pursue careers in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries as well as in business, consulting, and education. Some also pursue a Ph.D. in Statistics or a related field. 

Our department currently has 42 full-time faculty members across mathematics and statistics and is known for its collegiality. Our faculty are engaged and supportive and strive to foster academic excellence. The Department provides a caring and inclusive community in which students of all backgrounds can learn and succeed. Further information about the Department can be found at

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values. Members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
• Teach courses in Statistics and/or Data Science at the introductory, upper division, and graduate levels.
• Establish and maintain a research program in your area of expertise.
• Be an active member of the department, the Villanova community, and the profession.

Minimum Qualifications:
• PhD in Statistics or related field (or near completion).
• Commitment to excellence in both teaching and research.

Special Message to Applicants: 
Applicants must apply online at All applications are to include:
• Cover letter.
• Curriculum vitae.
• Copies of academic transcripts (undergraduate and graduate).
• Statement of Teaching Philosophy.
• Statement of Research Interests.
• Contact information for three references, an email will be sent to your references with a secure web link asking that they submit confidential letters of recommendation when the application is submitted.
• For finalists, an official graduate transcript and a statement of contribution to mission will be required.
• Review of applications begins upon receipt and continues until the position is filled. We invite you to apply by October 15, 2023 for full consideration.

Posting Date: 09/01/2023
Salary Posting Information: Competitive
Job Classification: faculty

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