Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Wisconsin


Work type: Staff Full or Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Instructional

Position Summary:The Department of Statistics at University of Wisconsin-Madison is actively engaged in educational innovations. Two new revenue-generating programs were launched recently: a Visiting International Students Program (VISP) for undergraduate students at selected international universities and a Master's Degree in Statistics-Data Science Option (MSDS). In addition, a variety of curriculum modernization initiatives are underway aimed at substantially improving the quality of learning for students in both traditional and revenue programs. We are seeking a candidate to join a team of excellent instructors engaged in these educational innovation efforts with shared vision and passion, strong teaching and professional skills, and proven track records.

Position Duties:List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:MS in Statistics or related field required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:Candidates should have at least one year's work experience in an educational setting. Prior classroom teaching experiences are desirable although not required. Candidates should have excellent teaching, interpersonal, teamwork, written and oral communication skills, as well as keen attention to detail and precision, excellent organizational skills, ability to work and complete tasks under deadline pressures, high degree of initiative and resourcefulness, and proven success and effectiveness in working both independently and in a team.


Work Type:Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:Ongoing/Renewable

ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.

An applicant may be hired in to a Faculty Associate, Associate Faculty Associate, or Assistant Faculty Associate title dependent upon experience. Title will be determined upon hire.

For questions on the position, contact: Derek Bean, or 608-262-2937.

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advanced notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.

Contact:Derek Bean
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )


Employment Class:Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:100827-AS

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.Applications Open: Nov 8 2019 Central Standard Time
Applications Close:Dec 6 2019 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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