Assistant Professor of Statistics

Position ID: 38974
University of West Georgia
College of Science & Mathematics
Branch Campus: 
Carrollton, GA
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor
Job Description: 


Tenure-track Faculty Position in Statistics at University of West Georgia

The Department of Mathematics at the University of West Georgia invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Statistics, beginning in August 2018.

A Ph.D. in Statistics or a Ph.D. in Mathematics with concentration in Statistics is required, with a preference to candidates with finance, actuarial science, data science, or analytics background. Applicants must have an outstanding research agenda/record. Teaching responsibilities include teaching upper-level courses in our Statistics/Actuarial Science track and graduate statistics courses. Applicants must have a record of successfully teaching statistics. Up to two years of credit toward promotion and tenure is possible depending on prior experience.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research agenda, teaching evaluations, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation, with one that addresses the applicant's effectiveness as a teacher. Materials can be submitted online at (highly preferred), or via email to

The University of West Georgia is a doctoral comprehensive, liberal arts institution with an enrollment of about 13,000 students and is part of the University System of Georgia. It is located on a beautiful 645-acre campus in Carrollton, Georgia, approximately 45 miles west of Atlanta. It’s a growing community providing a small town feel with big city amenities. The department of mathematics has a diverse faculty including eighteen tenured/tenure-track members with research interests in applied mathematics, discrete mathematics, pure mathematics, statistics, and mathematics education.
Additional information about this position and our department is available at

The University of West Georgia is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Contract Period: 
10 months
CIP Discipline Code: 
Statistics, General
Mathematics and Statistics
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Position Starting Date: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Recruitment Data
Search Chair: 
Dr. Fengrong Wei; 678-839-5314
Phone Number: 
(678) 839-6550
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Annual Salary: 

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