The Department of Mathematical Sciences within the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at The University of Texas at Dallas invites applications for tenure-system faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level in the following general areas:
Mathematics – all areas of Mathematics
Statistics – all areas of Statistics
Data Science – mathematical or statistical aspects
Successful candidates will have an outstanding record of research excellence in the field; a commitment to effective and engaged teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels; and a commitment to mentoring students in the respective programs. For the positions in Mathematics, Statistics, and Data Science, candidates must have a PhD (or equivalent) in Mathematics, Statistics, or a closely related field. For the position in Actuarial Science, candidates must have a PhD (or equivalent) in Actuarial Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Risk Management, or a closely related field, and additionally have actuarial credentials such as an Associate or a Fellow of a professional actuarial organization.
The University of Texas at Dallas is a rapidly growing university with ambitious plans to advance in education and research. The Department of Mathematical Sciences has active research programs in several areas of Mathematics and Statistics. It has 30 tenure-stream faculty, and offers the following degree programs: BA, BS, MS and PhD in Mathematics, BS in Data Science, MS and PhD in Statistics, BS and MS in Actuarial Science, MS in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, and a Graduate Certificate in Data Science.
To apply, candidates should submit a letter of interest; a current curriculum vitae with a complete publication record; a detailed statement of research interests; a statement of teaching philosophy; recent teaching evaluations (if available); and the full contact information for at least three professional references. The writers of reference letters will receive an email to upload their letters using the link provided in the email. The application will not be considered complete until all the reference letters are received. For candidates with prior teaching experience, recent teaching evaluations are required.
Evaluation of applications will start on November 15, 2019, and will continue until the positions are filled. For more information, contact Dr. Min Chen, chair of the search committee, by email at MChen@utdallas.edu.
An earned graduate degree appropriate to the academic discipline and a record of productivity and professional achievement.
Preferred Education and Experience:
An earned doctoral degree appropriate to the academic discipline and a record of productivity and professional achievement. For the Actuarial Science position, additional actuarial credentials such as an Associate or a Fellow of a professional actuarial organization.
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Internal Number: 13218
About The University of Texas at Dallas
The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas on the path to achieving Tier One national research university status.UT Dallas has grown since its founding in 1969 to include 132 degree programs, with cutting-edge curricula serving a variety of undergraduate and graduate student interests.The University continues its original commitment to providing some of the state's most-lauded science and engineering programs and has also gained prominence for a breadth of educational paths, from criminology to biomedical engineering to arts and technology.The wealth of learning resources available to UT Dallas students is the result of a concentrated effort to attract the top minds on both ends of the classroom relationship. Joining the faculty's Nobel laureate and four National Academies members since 2005 are more than 200 tenure and tenure-track professors hailing from the world's best colleges, including Harvard, MIT, Cambridge and Columbia University. In addition, UT Dallas is home to more than 50 centers, labs and institutes that facilitate research and opportunities for hands-on learning. Students, meanwhile, arrive at UT Dallas well-prepared ...to succeed in higher education: In 2011, nearly 39 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and 75 percent ranked in the top 25 percent.With an eye on building a future as bright as its beginnings, UT Dallas will continue its push to attain Tier One research university status and produce graduates who are well-equipped to succeed professionally.