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Full-time Instructor in Statistics
College of Arts & Sciences
Full Time Faculty
Full time faculty

The University of Portland's Department of Mathematics invites applications for a renewable appointment at the rank of instructor. This position is scheduled to begin the Fall 2020 semester, which begins August 2020.

This is a full-time faculty position with benefits. The anticipated salary will be approximately $51,000, pending final budget approval. Benefits include: medical & dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, sick time, and tuition remission benefits starting after 90 days of employment (employee). (Please note that eligibility for all University benefits is subject to applicable policies, practices, and requirements.) This position is also eligible for professional development funds.

Applications will be reviewed starting November 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Responsibilities include teaching lower-level statistics courses (load is 4:4), working with our statistics coordinator, and collaborating with other department faculty.

Educational & Experience

Required: Master's degree or higher in statistics or a related field.

Required: Experience teaching statistics at the undergraduate level.

Top candidates will demonstrate excellence in teaching and a record of working closely and well with students.

A complete application will include the following documents:

1. A letter of application expressing interest in the position;

2. Curriculum vitae;

3. Graduate transcripts (unofficial are acceptable);

4. Statement of teaching philosophy, in which applicants are invited to address their commitments and/or contributions to addressing cultural diversity, pluralism, individual differences, and the support of underrepresented populations through their teaching;

5. The names and e-mail address for three references who will provide letters of recommendation which address the applicant's teaching ability and experience. Letter-writers will automatically be sent e-mails with directions on how and where to upload their official letters.

Applications will be reviewed starting November 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.


Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Transcripts

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For those requiring a reasonable accommodation to apply: Applicants who have a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation regarding the application or hiring process should contact Human Resources (503) 943-8484.


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