Assistant Professor of Data Science and Applied Statistics

Indiana, United States
Competitive Salary
May 17, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Purdue University Fort Wayne invites applications for a tenure track position in Data Science and Applied Statistics beginning August, 2021 (contingent on available funding). Applicants for this position should hold or expect to have completed a PhD in Data Science, Statistics or related field by the start of employment. Preference will be given to candidates with research interests in multivariate analysis, machine learning, discrete data analysis, and stochastic processes.


Faculty members teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses while maintaining a significant program of scholarly work leading to publication. New members are expected to enhance further the departmental reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Appropriate department and university service is also expected. Rank is at the Assistant Professor level. The salary and fringe benefits are competitive. 


The Department of Mathematical Sciences offers master's programs in Mathematics and Mathematics Education, a Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics, and bachelor's programs in Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Data Science and Applied Statistics and Mathematics Teaching. The department also has a strong Center of Excellence in Applied Mathematics and Statistics.


Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, 1-2 page teaching philosophy, and names of three references (at least one addressing your teaching) to:


Chair, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Purdue University Fort Wayne, 2101 Coliseum Boulevard East, Fort Wayne, IN 46805.


Electronic applications should be sent to


*All candidates who are interviewed should prepare a 45-60 minute instructional student presentation.


The appointment will begin August, 2021. Employment is contingent on a satisfactory background records check.


Purdue University Fort Wayne is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.