Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

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Lakeland University

LAKELAND UNIVERSITY, an independent liberal arts institution located in east central Wisconsin, invites applications from a diverse group of qualified candidates for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, to begin August 2024. Lakeland seeks a candidate committed to serving a diverse student community who could teach a range of undergraduate courses within the mathematics, statistics, and data science programs, and teach courses within Lakeland's interdisciplinary core curriculum. Teaching requirements would include introductory math courses, to undergraduate students with varied experience and ability levels, various upper-level statistics courses, and to teach other courses in our mathematics, data science, and general education programs as needed. The coordination and supervision of student Co-Op and internships in mathematics and/or data science is also expected, as the faculty member serves as a liaison between the student and employer.


This is a full-time, renewable, tenure-track position with a 24-credit teaching load expectation and nine-month contract. A doctoral (Ph.D.) degree in mathematics, statistics, or data science is required for the rank of assistant professor and for tenure. The ideal candidate will have taught at the undergraduate level and have experience working with underprepared mathematics students.



All Lakeland employees are expected to:

  • Demonstrate in their words and actions an appreciation for the history of Lakeland University and a commitment to its stated mission.
  • Represent unequivocally in their behavior the stated values of the University.
  • Be good stewards of the University's resources, including its personnel and the goodwill of its friends, its alumni, and local community.
  • Work collaboratively (as opposed to competitively) with their peers to meet objectives and achieve our goals.
  • Keep their supervisor appropriately informed.
  • Be forthright and honest in their communication with all members of the university community.
  • Treat all members in a manner of teamwork and respect.
  • Act in a manner that sets the standard for service in higher education and the core principles of Lakelanders Excelling at Professionalism (LEAP) - show respect, communicate, and be positive.
  • Advise their supervisor with respect to all matters that require their attention, including their own performance.



  • Teach 24 credits per academic year, with 50% of the annual load comprised of introductory mathematics courses (advanced algebra, quantitative reasoning, probability and statistics, pre-calculus), and the remainder divided between undergraduate courses in mathematics, data science, and the interdisciplinary studies core.
  • Advise students as assigned.
  • Coordinate and supervisor student internship and/or cooperative education experiences appropriate for mathematics and data science majors.
  • Work with the division chair and deans to identify appropriate adjunct instructors for the mathematics and data sciences programs.
  • Teach in both traditional and hybrid learning environments.
  • Participate in educational assessment activities.
  • Hold regular office hours on a weekly basis.
  • Respond in a timely manner to calls or emails from students, colleagues, or supervisors.
  • Participate in institutional service opportunities as assigned.
  • Use university technology as directed.



  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Mathematics, Statistics, or Data Science, is required for the rank of assistant professor; applicants with a relevant M.S. would be examined at the rank of instructor.
  • Successful mathematics/statistics teaching experience in higher education is preferred.
  • Experience with Python and R programming languages, as well as AI technologies, is also preferred.



  • Limited exposure to physical risk
  • Limited physical effort required
  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office and laboratory work environment



Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Compensation will be commensurate with background and experience and a comprehensive benefit program is offered.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, portfolio of professional and student work, and three current letters of recommendation. For additional information on Lakeland University, please visit our web site at


Lakeland University does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.


Lakeland University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Educator.

Review of Applicants Begins: 
Monday, April 1, 2024
Contact Name: 
Corissa Eifrid
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