Professor of Practice, Mathematics and the Murphy Institute

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

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Engineering & Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics
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Four-Year Institution
Professor of Practice, Mathematics and the Murphy Institute

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Aug 21, 2023

The Mathematics Department ( and Murphy Institute for Political Economy ( at Tulane University invite applications for a Professor of Practice (PoP) in Statistics to begin in the Fall of 2024. The PoP is a renewable and promotable non-tenured full time academic year teaching position with a 3-year initial appointment. It carries a teaching load of three courses per semester. The position has a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with the candidate's qualifications. Faculty promoted to Senior PoP serve renewable 5-year terms.

The successful candidate will be expected to: (1) teach a variety of introductory Probability and Statistics courses; (2) design and teach a Master's degree level course in statistical methods; (3) advise undergraduate and graduate students who are taking or teaching these courses; and (4) participate in limited faculty service.

The Mathematics Department at Tulane University consists of 22 tenured/tenure-track faculty members whose interests span a broad range of fields in pure and applied mathematics as well as statistics, and 5 Professors of Practice. Please visit us at


This position is subject to final budgetary approval. For more information, please contact Tai Ha,


A PhD degree in Mathematics or Statistics is required.

Application Instructions:

Applications must include a standard AMS cover sheet, curriculum vitae, three or more letters of reference which directly address the candidate’s teaching ability, and a separate statement on teaching philosophy.

Application review will begin on November 15, 2023, and continue until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane University is committed to creating a community and culture that foster a sense of belonging for all. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We are intentionally seeking candidates who are committed to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in support of Tulane’s Strategy for Tomorrow.

Tulane University is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources & Institutional Equity by phone at 504-865-4748 or email

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