Department of Mathematics
Assistant Professor of Statistics

At least one tenure track position for a statistician in the Department of Mathematics.

A doctorate in statistics must be completed with a transcript provided by January 1, 2014. Preference will be given to an applicant interested in the actuarial field or in developing a new applied statistics minor. Applicants must have a strong commitment to undergraduate education and present evidence of excellent teaching at the college level. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to or experience with diverse populations. A willingness to collaborate with both students and faculty, and to become involved in university service, is essential. It is expected that the candidate will remain professionally active in the statistics community. We are primarily interested in hiring outstanding teachers who will be assets to the Department and the University.

The primary responsibility will be to teach undergraduate statistics courses. The typical teaching load is twelve credits per semester, with two or three preparations. Applicants will also be expected to participate in scholarly activities, assist others on campus with their research, provide academic advising to students, and participate in department, college, and university service.

Assistant Professor.


Effective Date of Appointment:
January 6, 2013 or August 21, 2013.

Application Procedure:
Submit 1) a letter of application addressing all qualifications, 2) a vita, 3) a one page summary of your teaching philosophy, 4) a separate statement describing a history of working with or demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization, 5) graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial are acceptable with official transcripts required of all finalists), and 6) three current letters of recommendation (at least two of which address teaching effectiveness). If references would like to send their letters of recommendation directly, please e-mail the letters to

Employment will require a criminal background check.

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Questions may be addressed to:

Dr. Barb Barnet, Chair
Department of Mathematics
Phone: (608) 342-1743

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2012, however, applications will be accepted until the search has been completed.

Department of Mathematics:
The Mathematics Department, in the College of Engineering, Mathematics, and Science, has 24 full-time tenure/tenure track positions, and regularly employs an additional 6-10 academic staff. The department offers undergraduate degrees in mathematics, mathematics education, mathematics with an emphasis in actuarial science, and mathematics with an emphasis in finance. The department also serves programs in engineering, science, technology, business, and education. Class sizes are approximately 30 students.

University of Wisconsin-Platteville:
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls approximately 8,000 students in primarily undergraduate programs leading to degrees in agriculture, the arts, business, communication, criminal justice, education, engineering, the humanities, industry, mathematics, and the sciences. The university is recognized as a cultural and educational center for the tri-state region of Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin.

Platteville Community:
Platteville is a safe, friendly, and affordable community of 11,000 located 70 miles southwest of Madison in the beautiful, rolling landscape of Southwest Wisconsin. It offers an excellent school system, high quality municipal and medical facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and a vibrant business/industrial community.

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, seeks to build a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applications from women and persons of color. The names of nominees and applicants who have not requested in writing that their identities be kept confidential, and of all finalists, will be released upon request. Employment will require a criminal background check.