Iowa State University 151 reviews - Ames, IA
Full-time, Temporary

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The Department of Mathematics and Department of Statistics at Iowa State University invite applications for a faculty position whose research area is probability theory. The selected candidate will teach, conduct and publish research, direct graduate students and pursue funding opportunities to support scholarship. The new faculty member will have a joint position in both departments. This position can be filled at the level of tenure-track assistant professor or tenured associate professor beginning August 16, 2013. For further information about the departments, please visit our websites at and

Iowa State University ( is a comprehensive, land grant, Carnegie Doctoral/ Research Extensive University with an enrollment of over 31,000 students. The university is located in Ames, IA, one of the nation's most highly rated metropolitan areas of its size (

Required Qualifications

For consideration at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor, a PhD in Mathematics or Statistics and evidence of outstanding competence and promise in research and teaching. In addition, must have published research in probability theory as it relates to statistics and/or stochastic processes and their applications.

For consideration at the rank of tenured associate professor, exceptionally qualified candidates must, in addition to the above, have a proven excellent record of research in probability, including evidence of external funding.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated research initiatives beyond the candidate's dissertation topics


Commensurate with qualifications

Special Conditions

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university's verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check.

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, you must complete a two-part application process. Failure to complete both parts of the application process will result in an incomplete application. Only complete applications will be considered.

Step 1 - To apply for this position, please click on "Apply for this Vacancy" and complete the ISU Employment Application.

If you have questions regarding Step 1 of this application process, please e-mail or call 515-294-4800 or toll free: 1-877-477-7485.

Step 2 - Apply online at at

The following required materials must be uploaded to constitute a complete application:
-- AMS (American Mathematical Society) Cover Sheet available at
-- Cover Letter
-- Vita/Resume
-- Brief statement describing research accomplishments and plans
-- Brief statement describing teaching philosophy and plans
-- Three (3) letters of recommendation at least one of which is required to address the candidate's teaching abilities and experiences.

To guarantee consideration, the two-part application process must be completed by 12/01/2012. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Questions about the two-part application process may be directed to Melanie Erickson, or phone 515-294-0393.

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