Professor of Practice, Statistics

  • Wittenberg University
  • Springfield, OH
  • Apr 23, 2021
Full time Mathematics & Statistics

Job Description


Company Description:

Please visit the About Wittenberg page to learn more about the University. 

Job Description:

Wittenberg University's Department of Math and Computer Science is seeking a new colleague to support the growing need at Wittenberg for statistics education. This is a full-time, Professor of Practice appointment to begin in August 2021 that may be renewed annually for a total of no more than five years initially. Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large.  The teaching load is four courses per semester.  The primary responsibilities for this position will include teaching introductory and general education statistics courses and advising students.  Professional development support is available for those candidates that desire it.

The successful candidate must stay abreast of and implement best practices from statistics pedagogy in their classes.  They will work closely with all departments that require statistics coursework (nursing, business, environmental science, etc.) to ensure we teach pertinent skills to their majors. Candidates should also be able to support the math and computer science programs.


For this position, we require that candidates have a master's degree or higher in a field related to statistics.  They must also have experience in teaching statistics.  Candidates should have a strong commitment primarily to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts setting.

Additional Information:

The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.  Please see our notice of nondiscrimination housed on our website.

Wittenberg University is committed to preventing and addressing sexual misconduct in our campus community. Click here to view our Title IX policies.

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin April 23, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Interested applicants must apply online; applications will not be accepted by email or postal mail.  As part of the application process, please upload:

  • A cover letter/letter of application.
  • A curriculum vitae.
  • Evidence of successful teaching.
  • Statement of teaching philosophy.
  • A statement that addresses your interest in teaching in a baccalaureate nursing program at a liberal arts college and how your experiences with teaching, scholarship, and/or service might contribute to a college community that includes a commitment to diversity and inclusion as one of its core values.
  • Unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts.

In addition, please ask your referees (three) to send their recommendation letters via email directly to Beth Hallauer ( or mailed to the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Wittenberg University, Post Office Box 720, Springfield, OH 45501-0720.

If you are a person with a disability and require assistance with the application process, please contact Wittenberg's Human Resources Department at 937-327-7517.

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