UW-Green Bay

Career Opportunities


Assistant Professor - Statistics

Posting Date

1/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title: Assistant Professor - Statistics
UW System Title: Assistant Professor
Start Date: August 20, 2018

Essential Job Functions

The Department of Natural and Applied Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay invites applicants for a tenure-track position in Statistics. Candidates with interest and experience in analyzing scientific and environmental data are encouraged to apply.

Primary responsibilities of this position include the following:

  • Teach a course load of 21 credits per academic year. 
    • Courses range from introductory to upper-level statistics. Upper-level courses include, but are not limited to, Theory of Probability, Applied Regression Analysis, and Multivariate Statistical Analysis.
    • Other responsibilities may include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in support of the Department of Natural and Applied Sciences, and the Environmental Science and Policy graduate program.
    • As relevant, courses will be taught with advanced statistical software (preferably R), so as to align with the current curriculum.
  • Perform scholarly activities consistent with rank, including developing a strong research program involving collaboration with students, faculty, and individuals inside and outside the University.
  • Demonstrate the ability and interest to analyze datasets associated with Natural and Applied Sciences.
  • Advise students.
  • Perform institutional service and contribute to the ongoing programmatic development within the Department of Natural and Applied Sciences.

The successful candidate is 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. Experience and/or interest in Actuarial Science is a plus, and this position may also contribute to UW-Green Bay’s graduate programs.



  • Earned doctorate in Statistics, Biostatistics, Mathematics, or related field from an accredited institution. ABD candidates will be considered, however, an earned doctorate in Statistics, Biostatistics, Mathematics, or related field from an accredited institution is a necessary condition for contract renewal. ABD candidates will be contracted as Assistant Professors but transferred into a terminal appointment at the rank of Instructor with a rate determined at the time of hire. Upon degree conferral during the terminal period, the contracted appointment with the rank of Assistant Professor will be reinstated.

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. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.


Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement System.

To Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Job Search" screen,

  • Click in "Keywords" box.
  • Enter Job Opening ID "13969"
  • Click "Search."
  • Select "Assistant Professor - Statistics"
  • Click "Apply."
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

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
  • Statement of research interests
  • Statement of teaching interests and experience
  • Unofficial transcripts of all graduate work
  • Three current letters of recommendation (at least one of which addresses teaching abilities and/or potential) - Must be sent from the reference or a portfolio system and may be sent to statssearch@uwgb.edu

You must select "Submit Application." Selecting "Save as Draft " or "Exit" 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 Search and Screen Committee
Phone: (920) 465-2681
Email: statssearch@uwgb.edu

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Friday, March 9, 2018.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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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.