American University, Mathematics and Statistics

143 12283Position ID: AU-ASSTPROF [#12283]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Washington, District of Columbia 20016, United States [map]
Subject Area: Data Science
Application Deadline: 2018/12/01 finished (2018/08/13, finished 2019/04/03, listed until 2019/02/13)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics College of Arts and Sciences, American University

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2019. Applicants should have a PhD or an anticipated PhD completion by August 2019 in the field of Mathematics, Statistics, or a closely related field.

Candidates should be effective teachers and must be strongly committed to excellence in scholarly research. We welcome applications from candidates engaged in high-quality scholarship in Data Science with a strong mathematical/statistical grounding. Areas of interest include probability, data science, machine learning, Bayesian modeling, spatial statistics, harmonic analysis, times series analysis, information theory, computational topology, number theory and computational science. In addition to scholarship and teaching, responsibilities will include participation in department, school and university activities.

Salary and benefits are competitive. Applications are due December 1, 2018; after that date review will be considered as warranted until the position is filled. Please submit applications via: Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), and copies of recent published papers or working papers. Please contact John Nolan, 202-885-3140 or if you have any questions.

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Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Faculty Search Committee
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
American University
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20018-8050

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