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Faculty and Staff Employment Opportunities

Logan Campus
Lecturer in Statistics


The Department of Mathematics and Statistics, in the College of Science at Utah State University, invites applications for a Lecturer position at the Logan campus of Utah State University with a start date of August 2017. The major responsibilities of the position are the teaching of lower division courses in statistics. The majority of the teaching load will involve large-lecture sections of introductory statistics courses, particularly classes for undergraduate majors in the liberal arts and social sciences. Relevant duties will include mentoring and supervising recitation leaders. This position will also require supervision of concurrent enrollment statistics instruction in high schools within the service area of Utah State University. Minimum qualifications include a Master’s degree in Statistics or in Statistics Education with at least 18 semester hours of graduate level statistics content and a record of excellence in teaching Statistics. Experience in broadcast teaching is desirable but not required.  Candidates, especially dual-career couples, should note that we are also hiring tenure track faculty in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Data Science/Statistics.

A full position announcement may be found at https://jobs.usu.edu 

Post-Doctoral Fellow in Applied Math/Mathematical Biology

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics seeks a Post-Doctoral Fellow in applied math/mathematical biology for a one or two year term. Post-doctoral duties include

  • teach two classes or less in mathematics or statistics per semester,
  • interact with students and faculty in Utah State’s Mathematical Biology group,
  • pursue research which overlaps with departmental interests, and
  • contribute to and participate in the weekly BioMath Lab and Journal Club.

Salary is negotiable, depending on experience and amount of teaching.  Applicants are required to have completed a PhD in Applied Mathematics/Mathematics or a related subject prior to July 1, 2017, and provide evidence of ability to effectively teach mathematics/statistics courses. Preference will be given to applicants who can actively enhance ongoing mathematical biology research and teaching.  This includes contributing to ongoing and initiating collaborations within the department and with the Biology Department and Ecology Center.

Candidates should submit curriculum vitae, statement of purpose addressing qualifications for the position, and contact information for three references.  The statement of purpose should address research interests, overlap of research interests with departmental faculty, and teaching experience.   At least one of the references should be able to attest to teaching qualifications.  Full position and application details appear on the USU employment website (https://jobs.usu.edu).

Utah State University is an AA/EO employer and is dedicated to recruiting stellar candidates from a diverse pool including women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities. USU offers competitive salaries with outstanding medical, retirement and professional benefits (for details visit www.usu.edu/hr/). The main campus is in Logan, Utah, a semi-rural city in a mountain valley with a community of 100,000 people, with local ski resorts, lakes, rivers, and mountains create an excellent recreation and family-friendly environment.

Applicants should apply electronically to Utah State University’s Jobs website located at http://jobs.usu.edu/.  Details about requirements for the application process are explained on this site.  Review of applications begins June 20, 2017, with the position open until filled.  Email inquiries should be directed to Luis.Gordillo@usu.edu.



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