Rochester Institute of Technology

Position ID: 1107-INSTRUCTIONALFACULTY [#11265]
Position Title: Instructional Faculty - Applied Mathematics, Computational Mathematics - Tenure Track II
Position Location: Rochester, New York 14623, United States
Application Deadline: (posted 2017/11/06, listed until 2018/05/06)
Position Description:    



Instructional Faculty - Applied Mathematics, Computational Mathematics - Tenure Track II
3438BR
College of Science
COS School of Mathematical Sciences

Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Tenure-Track
Faculty Discipline: Applied Mathematics, Computational Mathematics
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Employment Category: Fulltime
Anticipated Start Date: 15-Aug-2018

Department/College Description
THE COLLEGE/ DEPARTMENT: The RIT College of Science consists of six academic units including the School of Mathematical Sciences (SMS). The SMS is comprised of 73 full-time Faculty and approximately 181 full-time students in our undergraduate programs. The three undergraduate programs include Applied Mathematics, Computational Mathematics and Applied Statistics and Actuarial Sciences. There are 126 graduate students in our two Masters programs in Applied and Computational Mathematics and Applied Statistics and 8 Ph.D. students in Mathematical Modeling. SMS is known for the high-quality education it provides to its students, its innovative approaches to teaching and learning, and its excellent research and expertise in target areas.

We are seeking individuals who have the ability and interest to contribute to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity, and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RIT’s core values, honor code, and diversity commitment.

THE UNIVERSITY AND ROCHESTER COMMUNITY:
RIT is a national leader in professional and career-oriented education. Talented, ambitious, and creative students of all cultures and backgrounds from all 50 states and more than 100 countries have chosen to attend RIT. Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career education and experiential learning. With approximately 15,000 undergraduates and 2,900 graduate students, RIT is one of the largest private universities in the nation. RIT offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering, science, business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. RIT has been honored by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” for four years. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site. RIT is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples by our membership in the Upstate NY HERC.

Rochester, situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region, is the 51st largest metro area in the United States and the third largest city New York State. The Greater Rochester region, which is home to nearly 1.1 million people, is rich in cultural and ethnic diversity, with a population comprised of approximately 18% African and Latin Americans and another 3% of international origin. It is also home to one of the largest deaf communities per capita in the U.S. Rochester ranks 4th for “Most Affordable City" by Forbes Magazine ,and MSN selected Rochester as the “#1 Most Livable Bargain Market” (for real-estate). Kiplinger named Rochester one of the top five “Best City for Families.”



Detailed Job Description
The School of Mathematical Sciences at the Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level starting in August 2018 in the broad field of Applied Inverse Problems. Mathematical areas include, but are not limited to, identification in ordinary and partial differential equations, computational and stochastic optimization, scientific computing with applications to biology, medicine, and engineering.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in the graduate and undergraduate programs, develop a successful, externally-funded research program that includes students in the Mathematical Modeling Ph.D. program as well as undergraduate and graduate students in other programs of the School, and contribute to the service requirements of the School, College, and University. Postdoctoral experience is preferred.



Required Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in mathematical sciences; develop an externally-funded research program that includes students in the Mathematical Modeling PhD. program as well as other undergraduate and graduate students; and contribute to the service requirements of the School, College of Science, and University.

•A PhD. or equivalent degree in mathematics, applied mathematics, or related field completed by August 2018.

Successful candidates must demonstrate a commitment to:
• Obtaining external grants to support research.
• Undergraduate and graduate education.
• Mentoring graduate and undergraduate students in research.



Required Minimum Education Level
PhD

Required Application Documents
Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, Letters of Recommendation, List of Publications, Research Statement, Statement of Diversity Contribution, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

How To Apply
In order to be considered for this position, go to http://careers.rit.edu/faculty. Search 3438BR.

Please submit your online application, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications; curriculum vitae; and upload the following attachments:


A description of research plans that also addresses efforts and/or plans to obtain external funding, potential to collaborate with SMS/RIT faculty, and commitment to mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in research
A statement of teaching philosophy and any experience that also addresses commitment to undergraduate and graduate education.
Up to three sample publications/preprints (maximum size per attachment is 5MB)
Contribution to diversity statement


Applicants should arrange to have the three letters of recommendation to be sent electronically to tmwbkg@rit.edu . Letters can also be mailed to Tina Williams Search Committee, School of Mathematical Sciences, College of Science, Rochester Institute of Technology, 85 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY 14623.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Completed applications that are received by December 1, 2017 will receive full consideration.
  • A description of research plans that also addresses efforts and/or plans to obtain external funding, potential to collaborate with SMS/RIT faculty, and commitment to mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in research
  • A statement of teaching philosophy and any experience that also addresses commitment to undergraduate and graduate education.
  • Up to three sample publications/preprints (maximum size per attachment is 5MB)
  • Contribution to diversity statement

Applicants should arrange to have the three letters of recommendation to be sent electronically to tmwbkg@rit.edu .

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Completed applications that are received by December 1, 2017 will receive full consideration.



Additional Details
The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu.
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov.





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