Montana Tech
Mathematics Department

Statistics or Applied Mathematics Position

Position:  The Department of Mathematical Sciences is seeking qualified applicants for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level with expertise in Statistics or Applied Mathematics starting in August 2004. Responsibilities include teaching statistics and mathematics at all undergraduate levels including experimental design, regression, mathematical statistics, SAS programming, and numerical methods, the development or continuation of an active research program and scholarly activity, and service on campus committees.  The teaching load is normally 3 courses per semester for candidates active in research and scholarly activity.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Qualifications: Doctorate in Statistics or Applied Mathematics with expertise in numerical methods is required. Doctorates in Mathematics Education will not be considered for this position. ABDís will be considered, but preference will be given to candidates having an earned Ph.D. Effective communication skills are also required.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates having (1) an earned Ph.D. in Statistics with expertise in numerical methods, (2) prior university level teaching experience, (3) evidence of an ongoing research program, and (4) evidence of strong communication skills.

How to Apply: Send a letter of application, brief statement of professional goals, a brief statement of current research interests, curriculum vita, graduate transcripts, and the names of three references to:

Montana Tech Personnel Office
1300 West Park Street
Butte, MT 59701
Phone: 406-496-4380
Fax: 406-496-4387

All of the above materials must be received by the closing date of February 15, 2004 in order to be considered for this position.

Department: The Department of Mathematical Sciences in the College of Mathematics and Sciences has 8.5 full-time faculty and approximately 30 majors.  The department offers an undergraduate degree in Mathematical Science with options in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, and Statistics.

The University: Montana Tech of the University of Montana is located in Butte and is one of six state supported four-year colleges within the Montana University System.  Montana Techís current enrollment is about 2,000 students.  Montana Tech offers a full array of undergraduate degree programs in minerals engineering, technology, and related sciences.  Masterís degrees are offered in engineering, geosciences, and industrial hygiene. For more information on Montana Tech visit our web-site at

Montana Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.