The Department of Mathematics at The University of Texas at Arlington invites applications for a tenure-stream faculty position, beginning September 1, 2020, in Data Science (broadly defined to include machine learning, Artificial Intelligence, Bayesian statistics, bio-statistics, etc.). The rank of the faculty position is open and commensurate with qualifications and experience of candidates. Candidates may be considered for appointment at the level of Assistant Professor, and exceptional candidates eligible for appointment at the rank of Full Professor or Associate Professor can also be considered. Applicants should have significant research and scholarly accomplishments in the field. Demonstrated excellence in research, effective teaching and a strong potential for external funding are essential, and a demonstrated record of significant external funding is expected for senior faculty candidates.
Duties will include teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, conducting scholarly research, writing grant proposals, interdepartmental collaboration, and department and university service. Successful candidates will be expected to have close collaborations with other faculty at UTA in the areas of data driven discovery and health and human conditions and contribute to the development of data science degree programs.
The minimum qualification is an earned Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences, Statistics, or Computer Science.
At least two (2) years of experience beyond the Ph.D. is preferable.
Applicants must submit electronically via http://www.mathjobs.org a letter of application plus a complete curriculum vitae, statement on research interests, statement of teaching philosophy that addresses evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness, and an American Mathematical Society (AMS) cover sheet.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 10122
About University of Texas at Arlington
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.