Assistant Professor

Denton, TX
Feb 28, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

System Identification Number:

Posting Origination:

Mathematics (122000)

College of Science

Assistant Professor

Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Department of Mathematics and the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of North Texas invite applications for a joint appointment tenure-track assistant professor position in biostatistics with the expected appointment to begin in Fall 2018.

Responsibilities of this position are to pursue research in biostatistics or a related field and teach undergraduate and graduate biostatistics courses in both the departments. The normal teaching load is two courses per semester with the typical 2-1 load during the initial years of the appointment.

With about 38,000 students, UNT is the nation's 33rd largest university. As the largest, most comprehensive university in Dallas-Fort Worth, UNT drives the North Texas region. UNT offers 101 bachelor's, 82 master's and 38 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. A student-focused public research university, UNT is the flagship of the UNT System. The Department of Mathematics has 34 faculty members, 60 graduate students, and offers degrees through the Ph.D. The Department of Biological Sciences has 50 faculty members and about 200 graduate students, and offers degrees through the Ph.D. More information about the departments can be found at and

Inquiries regarding the position, but not the application materials, may be directed to Dr. Rajeev Azad, Search Committee Chair, on [email protected]

Review of applications begins January 15, 2018; if not filled, applications will be reviewed weekly thereafter until the search is closed.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.
The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications:
The successful candidate for the assistant professor position will have a Ph.D. in biostatistics or a closely related field at the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to outstanding applicants with previous academic research experience including postdoctoral training and undergraduate and/or graduate level teaching experience, and with a strong interest in interdisciplinary research.

Area of Specialty:

Position Type:

Tenure Status:
Tenure Track

Appointment Basis:
9 Months

Pay Frequency:

Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
No Response

Closing Date:
Open Until Search Closed

Review of Applications Begins:

Required Applicant Documents:
Curriculum Vita
Cover Letter
Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
Statement of Research Interests
Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please have at least three letters of recommendation uploaded to


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