Full Time Tenure Track Faculty Position in Statistics Education

Mathematical and Computer Sciences

Description:  The Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences at the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater invites applications for one full-time tenure track faculty position in the Statistics area beginning August 21, 2013.  Responsibilities include teaching 12 undergraduate credits per semester in statistics and/or mathematics in support of the department’s programs.  In addition to a strong commitment to undergraduate statistics education, the candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of scholarly development and to participate in service activities including (but not limited to) advising students, committee responsibilities, program assessment and curriculum development.  The successful candidate will have:  1) interest and/or experience in the application of modern and computer intensive statistical methods, and 2) leadership potential to further develop and promote the statistics program.  Interest or experience in advancing:  undergraduate research in statistics, the scholarship of statistics education, statistical consulting and collaborative scholarship, AP statistics teacher education or actuarial science is a plus.
Starting Date: 8/21/2013

Qualifications: An earned doctorate in statistics, statistics education, research methods with a strong emphasis in statistics/quantitative methods, or an earned doctorate in mathematics or a related field with the ability to teach upper division statistics courses is required.  ABD is welcome with the expectation of degree completion by August 21, 2013. 

Rank: Assistant Professor

General Information: The UW-Whitewater Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences offer a range of Undergraduate programs in mathematics, mathematics education, computer science, and statistics.  In addition, the department also lends support to a new Media Arts and Game Development major.  There are currently 30 faculty and academic staff in the department.

Founded in 1868, UW-Whitewater is a premier regional public university with an enrollment of over12,000 students in 50 undergraduate majors and 11 master's degree programs.  It offers high-quality career-oriented programs integrated with a model general education curriculum.  UW-Whitewater is part of the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System.  Located in a community of approximately 14,000 residents near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest in southeastern Wisconsin, Whitewater is within convenient driving distance to the metropolitan areas of Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago.

Application: A complete application credential packet consists of a letter of application, curriculum vita, reflective statement of teaching philosophy, a research statement,  three current letters of recommendation including at least one which evaluates teaching effectiveness, and copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Apply online at http://www.MathJobs.org.  For more information, please contact:

Dr. William Mickelson, Search Chair
Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 W. Main Street, Whitewater, WI 53190
e-mail: mickelsw@uww.edu
phone:  (262) 472-5169  fax:  (262) 472-1372

Deadline: Review of applications will begin February 4, 2013 and will continue until position is filled.

The program serves a diverse population of students and embraces the principles and practices of Inclusive Excellence that are reflected in UW System’s commitment to diversity and educational opportunity. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and all veterans.  Names of applicants may be disclosed unless requested otherwise.  Names of finalists will be released.  UW-Whitewater conducts criminal background checks as a contingency to employment.  A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment.