Florida International University, Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: FIU-DMP [#14529, ID 514305]
Position Title: Diversity Mentor Professorship
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Miami, Florida 33199, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics and Statistics
Application Deadline: 2019/11/01 (posted 2019/09/19, listed until 2020/03/19)
Position Description:    

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY 

DIVERSITY MENTOR PROFESSORSHIP IN THE DEPARTMENT OF 
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS 

Florida International University invites applicants for a senior faculty position in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics (Associate Professor or Professor) as part of FIU’s Diversity Mentor Professorship Initiative to recruit excellent STEM faculty with a history and commitment to the mentorship of students from underrepresented and underserved populations, particularly women and Hispanic-American and African-American students. 

We will consider applications in all areas of Mathematics and Statistics including: Data Analysis, Coding Theory and Financial Mathematics. Candidates who can also contribute to the growth of the following research centers and institute are encouraged to apply: Center for Imaging Science, International Forensic Science Institute, International Hurricane Center, Southeast Environmental Research Center, Extreme Events Institute, Center for Advanced Technology and Education, High Performance Database Research Center, and the Lehman Center for Transportation Research.  

The successful candidate will be expected to have an outstanding record of scholarly publications, research support, and teaching; a proven record of mentorship of women and underrepresented minority students; and to participate in campus-wide and departmental programs that promote the goals of FIU’s NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant (advance.fiu.edu), its Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Plan, and programs that provide research and professional development opportunities for our diverse student body. Faculty appointment will be made at a tenured professorial rank commensurate with current academic standing and achievement. FIU offers competitive salaries, research start-up funds and recruitment allowances. 

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/, Job Opening ID 514305. Please attach as separate documents: 1) a cover letter that specifies your likely tenure department and includes a list of five referees that can be contacted for letters; 2) curriculum vita; 3) statement of research interests; 4) statement of teaching interests; and 5) statement of contribution to/evidence of diversity mentoring (guidelines available at: go.fiu.edu/diversitystatement). Send nominations or questions to: Dr. Walter Van Hamme, (vanhamme@fiu.edu). Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

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Contact: Dr. Walter Van Hamme, 3053482224
Email:
Postal Mail:
11200 SW 8Th Street
Miami, FL 33199
Web Page: go.fiu.edu/diversitystatement

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