Assistant Professor of Statistics - Visiting

Jonesboro, AR
Jun 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Working Title: Assistant Professor of Statistics - Visiting
Type of Employment: Faculty
Department: Mathematics and Statistics
Division: Academic Affairs and Research
Location: ASU-Jonesboro
Proposed Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Closing: 6/23/17
Position Summary: The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Arkansas State University seeks applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Statistics position, with a starting date of August 15, 2017.

The department's programs include the B.S. Mathematics, B.S.E. Mathematics, M.S. Mathematics, M.S.E. Mathematics, undergraduate minors in both mathematics and statistics, and a Ph.D. Minor in Statistics. The department teaches undergraduate and graduate statistics courses that support many degree programs on campus and enrollment is growing.


Each member of the faculty has the duty to deliver instruction and maintain a learning environment consistent with the highest standards of the profession.

Faculty have a responsibility for course assessment.

Faculty members are devoted to teaching, maintaining research programs, and participating in local and national professional societies in statistics or mathematics.

Primary teaching responsibilities will be in undergraduate and graduate courses in statistics and (if applicable) undergraduate courses in mathematics.

General Days/Hours:
Other: University computer labs are well-equipped, with access to R, SAS®, MINITAB® and SPSS®, and allow students to program using full versions of statistical software packages often used in the market.

Applications must include a CV, letter of application describing qualifications, a statement of teaching interests/philosophy, unofficial graduate school transcripts, and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references.
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in statistics by August 2017. Successful college teaching experience (may include TA experience) and a strong mathematics background are preferred.

Arkansas State University is a public, multi-campus higher education system with enrollment in excess of 22,000 students. Approximately 14,000 students attend the Jonesboro campus where the student body is diverse. The campus has a renewed focus on international student recruitment and capital campaign development. Jonesboro has a population of approximately 67,000 and is located 70 miles northwest of Memphis (

EEO Statement: It is the policy of Arkansas State University to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons; to prohibit discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, age, disability, genetic information, national origin, status as a veteran or other status protected by law; and to promote the full realization of equal employment opportunity through a positive continuing program of affirmative action.