Department of Mathematics

West Chester University

Mathematics Information
Office: Room 101
25 University Avenue
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone (610) 436-2440
Fax (610) 738-0578
Email: Department Chair

Tenureā€track Assistant/Associate Professorship of Statistics

Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics, bioinformatics or a closely related field by August 2012; have excellent communication and teaching skills; and must be engaged in a viable program of ongoing research. They must have an interest in developing curriculum and supervising student research as part of a growing Masters Degree Program in Applied Statistics. Responsibilities may include teaching up to four courses per semester including graduate courses, courses for undergraduate mathematics majors, and service courses.

Preference will be given to candidates who can lead the development of courses in bioinformatics.

Applications must include a cover letter addressing the above requirements, a curriculum vita, all graduate transcripts, a brief statement of teaching philosophy, a brief research prospectus and three recent letters of recommendation at least one of which addresses communication skills and teaching potential. Finalists must successfully complete an interview process including a teaching demonstration and a talk to the Department's faculty. Review of applications will begin on January 10, and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit all materials to:

Chair, Statistics Search Committee
Department of Mathematics
West Chester University
West Chester, PA 19383.


Application materials may not be submitted electronically. Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff advances WCU's educational mission and strategic Plan for Excellence. West Chester University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

The filling of this position is contingent upon available funding. All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment background and consumer reporting checks.