University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

Assistant Professor - Statistics

Posting Date: August 8, 2014
Essential Job Functions:

The department of Natural and Applied Sciences at the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in Statistics. Candidates with interest and experience in actuarial science are encouraged to apply.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Teach a course load of 21 credits per academic year:
    - Primary responsibilities will be introductory and upper-level courses in mathematics/statistics and upper-level applied statistics courses including Theory of Probability and Mathematical Statistics.
    - Other responsibilities may include teaching additional undergraduate and graduate courses in support of the department of Natural and Applied Sciences.
  • Utilize advanced software, such as R or SAS.
  • Develop a strong research program involving collaboration with students, faculty, and individuals inside and outside the University.
  • Demonstrate the ability and interest to analyze data sets associated with Natural and Applied Sciences.
  • Advise students.
  • Perform scholarly activities consistent with rank.
  • Perform institutional service and contribute to the ongoing programmatic development within the department of Natural and Applied Sciences.

In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, and a commitment to undergraduate education. Additionally, they should possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with a diverse array of students and colleagues. This position may also contribute to UW-Green Bay's graduate programs.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in Statistics, Mathematics, or related STEM field from an accredited institution. ABD candidates will be considered, however an earned doctorate in Statistics, Mathematics, or related STEM field from an accredited institution is a necessary condition for contract renewal.
Starting Date: August 24, 2015
Conditions of Appointment:

Position is an academic year tenure-track appointment.  Applicants must be considered for tenure and promotion in six years although tenure decisions may be at any time.  Promotion from Assistant to Associate Professor is simultaneous with tenure.  Excellence in teaching, sustained scholarly activity and institutional service required for retention and promotion. Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.


Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan. (Total Compensation Estimator).

To Apply:

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
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STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter that specifically addresses qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial transcripts of all graduate work
  • Three current letters of recommendation - May be sent to

You must select "SUBMIT", selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Chair, Statistics Recruitment Committee
Phone: (920)465-2681

Application Deadline: To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Monday, October 13, 2014.

Note: Information on “final candidates” must be revealed upon request. According to the Attorney General, “final candidates” under Wisconsin law means the five candidates who are considered most qualified for the position. See Wis. Stat. Sec. 19.36(7)(a).

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The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.