University of North Texas, Mathematics Department

Position ID: UNT-ASSTPROFCOMPSCI [#13219, 6002126]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Computational or Data Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Denton, Texas 76203-5017, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Computational Science, Data Science
Application Deadline: finished (2018/11/19, finished 2019/09/20)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Mathematics and the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of North Texas invite applications for a joint tenure-track assistant professor position. The appointment is expected to begin in Fall 2019.

The successful candidate will have a strong background in mathematics and its applications to computer science, with an active research program involving the application of mathematical methods to an area within computational science or data science. Examples include big data analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, quantum computing, and visualization. The candidate must be able to stimulate an environment of interdisciplinarity, working with students and faculty from both departments. A Ph.D. in mathematics, computer science, or a closely related field will be expected by the time of appointment.

With about 38,000 students, UNT is the largest university in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and the 33rd largest in the nation. We offer 101 bachelor’s degrees, 82 master's degrees, and 38 doctoral degrees. UNT is a public research university and is the flagship of the UNT System. The Department of Mathematics has 34 faculty members and about 60 graduate students, and the Department of Computer Science and Engineering has 33 faculty members and about 220 graduate students. Both departments offer Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D. degrees. Further information may be found at and

Applicants must apply online at the system identification number is 6002142. The application must include a cover letter, a current vita, unofficial transcripts (official transcripts are required upon hire), a research statement, a teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation. The letters must be uploaded to by their authors. Inquiries regarding the position, but not the application materials, may be directed to Dr. Stephen Jackson, Search Committee Chair, at

Review of applications begins December 1, 2018. Applications will be reviewed weekly thereafter until the search is closed. The University of North Texas is an EOE/ADA/AA institution, committed to diversity in its employment and educational programs, thereby creating a welcoming environment for everyone.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
Further Info:
University of North Texas
Mathematics Department
1155 Union Circle #311430
Denton, TX 76203-5017

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