Assistant Professor of Statistics/Data Science

Date posted: October 29, 2021
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The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science in the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts at Duquesne University invites applications for a tenure-track position in statistics or data science, beginning in fall 2022 at the rank of assistant professor. The faculty hire will join two tenured/tenure-track statistics faculty and 17 other full-time departmental faculty. The department offers undergraduate majors in mathematics, computer science, applied mathematics, data science, and cybersecurity, as well as a multidisciplinary Master's program in computational mathematics and statistics.
A Ph.D. in statistics, data science, or related field is expected by the time of appointment. Tenure-track faculty members are expected to perform well both in the classroom and as researchers. Strong candidates will be able to broadly contribute to undergraduate education through research projects and curriculum design.

Applications should be made via and must include a cover letter, CV, 3 confidential letters of reference, teaching statement, and research statement. Applications received by December 1, 2021 will receive first consideration. Questions may be directed to Dr. Karl Wimmer at

Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty and staff that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic goals and enriches our campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter membership in this region's HERC (

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Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.