Duquesne University, Mathematics and Computer Science Department

Position ID: Duquesne-TTASSTPROFSTATS [#18936]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Statistics/Data Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Statistics/Data Science
Application Deadline: 2021/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/11/08, finished 2022/04/03, listed until 2022/05/08)
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Position Description 

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science in the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts at Duquesne University invites applications for a tenure-track position in statistics or data science, beginning in fall 2022 at the rank of assistant professor. The faculty hire will join two tenured/tenure-track statistics faculty and 17 other full-time departmental faculty. The department offers undergraduate majors in mathematics, computer science, applied mathematics, data science, and cybersecurity, as well as a multidisciplinary Master's program in computational mathematics and statistics.


A Ph.D. in statistics, data science, or a related field is expected by the time of appointment. Tenure-track faculty members are expected to perform well both in the classroom and as researchers. Strong candidates will be able to broadly contribute to undergraduate education through research projects and curriculum design. 

As a condition of employment, Duquesne University requires all new employees —full-time and part-time, including adjunct faculty—to get a COVID-19 vaccine and provide proof of their vaccination upon commencement of employment. 

New employees requesting a religious or documented medical exemption from the vaccine must complete and submit a Duquesne University exemption request form for review and approval. To receive the appropriate exemption request form, contact hrservices@duq.edu. Employees with approved exemptions will be required to be tested on a regular basis. 

Application Instructions 

Applications should be made via Interfolio and must include a CV/resume, teaching statement, research statement, and a cover letter addressing how the applicant's career goals and experience align with the department’s multidisciplinary undergraduate and graduate programs as well as the integration of teaching and research at Duquesne. Applications received by December 1, 2021 will receive first consideration. Questions may be directed to Dr. Karl Wimmer at wimmerk@duq.edu. 

Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty and staff that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic goals and enriches our campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter membership in this region's HERC (http://www.hercjobs.org/oh-western-pa-wv/). 

We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our university and its Spiritan heritage by visiting http://www.duq.edu/about/mission-and-identity/mission-statement. Those invited to campus for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.

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Contact: Karl Wimmer, 412-396-6467, 412-396-1937 (fax)
Postal Mail:
Mathematics and Computer Science Dept.
Duquesne University
600 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh PA 15282-1754
Web Page: https://www.duq.edu/academics/schools/liberal-arts/academics/departments-and-centers/mathematics-and-computer-science