Assistant Professor of Statistics

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor of Statistics
Position Number 312750
Requisition Number B06177
Position Type Faculty 9-10 Months
Class Code
Time-limited through
Type of Appointment Full-Time, Tenure-Track
Faculty Position Sub-Type Regular
Length of Appointment 9 months
Internal Recruitment? No
Working Hours
Department Mathematics & Statistics
Division Academic Affairs - DIV
College College of Arts and Sciences
Approved Hiring Salary Range 60000
Pay Basis Annually

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General Description / Primary Purpose

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Florida (UNF) invites applicants to apply for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Statistics position. As one of the largest departments at UNF the Department has over 30 faculty members and offers several undergraduate and graduate programs of study. Our students are able to pursue the following degrees; B. S. in Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial Sciences, Discrete Analysis and a B.A. in Mathematics, Statistics, and Applied Mathematics. In addition, the Department offers a graduate degree of Master of Science in Mathematical Sciences with both Mathematics and Statistics tracks.

Essential Duties

Job Function

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Florida (UNF) invites applicants to apply for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Statistics position.

Percentage Of Time 100

Posting Detail Information

Marginal Functions
Required Qualifications
Faculty Position Required Qualifications

At minimum, the candidate must have a Ph.D. in Statistics or equivalent field completed by August 1, 2018. Candidates will be expected to provide a demonstration of teaching effectiveness; present current research and articulate excellence in future scholarly agenda (field open). Applicants with experience in actuarial science, time series and data science are encouraged to apply.

Departmental Requirements
Statement(s) of Understanding Definition

This position requires a level II background check, which includes fingerprinting. In conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check.

The holder of this position is designated as a “Responsible Employee” pursuant to their role under Title IX. Therefore, the incumbent must promptly report allegations of sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse by or against any student, employee, contractor, or visitor to the University’s Title IX Administrator or any divisional Title IX Coordinator.

Required Licensure or Certification
Machines/Equipment used regularly
Anticipated Start Date 08/06/2018
Job Posting Date 11/03/2017
Application Review Date 01/15/2018
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Point of Contact Information Richard Patterson 904 620 2653
Hiring Official George Rainbolt
Location if not Jacksonville
Special Instructions

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at in order to be considered for this position. Applicants must upload a CV, Cover Letter, Unofficial Transcript, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, and Statement of Research Interest [Department Specific Doc].

Applicants also must email 3 letters of recommendation to:

Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Please note that your application is not considered complete until the letters of recommendation have been emailed as well. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Richard Patterson at (904) 620-2653, or Initial review of applications will begin on January 15, 2018.


Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Statement of Teaching/Advising Philosophy
  5. Department Specific: See Special Instructions
Optional Documents