Southern Utah University
  • 19-Oct-2022 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Cedar City, UT, USA
  • per year Commensurate with Experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Excellent Benefits

Job Description:

The Department of Mathematics at Southern Utah University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Mathematics or Statistics with background in Data Science, at a rank commensurate with the applicant's experience, starting in August 2023. The primary responsibility is excellent teaching of undergraduate mathematics and statistics courses, engaging with students, and helping the Data Science program grow through engaging and recruiting students, and through curriculum development. Other requirements for advancement in this tenure-track line are scholarly activity and service. Experience or background in teaching Data Science and desire or experience in advancing Data Science programs will be viewed most favorably.

First consideration will be given to applicants who apply by December 1, 2022. The position will remain open until filled.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Teach 24 semester credit hours per academic year of a variety of 3- and 4-credit statistics and mathematics courses, including those related to Data Science
2. Although SUU is primarily an undergraduate teaching institution and main duties are related to excellent teaching and student engagement, this tenure-track position requires scholarly activity, commensurate with the amount of required teaching, that results in presentations and peer-reviewed publications, with demonstrated ability or desire to mentor undergraduates in scholarly activity
3. Fulfill service opportunities on committees within the department, college, and university
4. Curriculum assessment and development, in collaboration with department faculty, especially related to Statistics and Data Science

Education and Experience Requirements:

1. PhD in Statistics or Mathematics; full consideration will be given for those who will receive a PhD by the beginning date of August, 2023
2. Commitment to quality undergraduate education and strong evidence of excellence in teaching
3. Excellent communication skills and clear ability to interact positively with faculty, staff, and students
4. Potential or track record in research/scholarly activity that is in line with a primarily undergraduate teaching institution


  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Evidence of Excellent Teaching Record (for example: student evaluations, job performance evaluations, etc.)
  • Research Statement
  • Contact information for at least three professional references. References will only be contacted with permission from the candidate.

Southern Utah University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, understanding, and mutual respect among its members; and encourages individual commitment to personal responsibilities in equal measure with personal rights. In pursuit of its goal of academic excellence, the University seeks to develop and nurture diversity. The University believes that diversity among its many members strengthens the institution, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas, and enriches campus life.

Southern Utah University does not discriminate against any member of the University community on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, pregnancy, pregnancy-related condition, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable law in employment, treatment, admission, access to educational programs and activities, or other University benefits or services.

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