Boise State University, Mathematics

Position ID: BSU-APM [#14586, 190887]
Position Title: Assistant Professor Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Boise, Idaho 83725-1555, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computational Applied Statistics or Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2019/11/30help popup finished (2019/09/25, finished 2020/04/08, listed until 2019/12/07)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Mathematics at Boise State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in computational applied statistics or mathematics at the rank of assistant professor starting in fall 2020. Applications from women, veterans, members of underrepresented groups, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will contribute to teaching and research at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Minimum qualifications: (i) PhD in Statistics, Mathematics or related field and (ii) Strong research potential in statistical computing, optimization, numerical linear algebra or related field with connections to data-driven applications, as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications.

Expectations of the position: (i) Submit competitive proposals for external research funding, (ii) Supervise undergraduate senior theses, MS theses in mathematics and PhD dissertations in the Computing program, (iii) Assist in the continued development of a vibrant student community engaged in the computational, statistical, and mathematical sciences, (iv) Contribute meaningfully to appropriate professional and institutional service, and (v) Desire to deepen the department’s outreach activities, such as educational programs involving schools and the public, or collaboration with industry.

Preferred qualifications: (i) Post-PhD research experience, (ii) Experience with developing interdisciplinary projects in other fields represented at Boise State University and the Boise regional area, and (iii) Experience in course development.

Boise State University is a vibrant metropolitan research university, categorized as a Doctoral University with High Research Activity (R2) in the Carnegie Classification. Boise State recently achieved this distinction due to our innovative transdisciplinary research and graduate programs. Mathematics is a lead department in the interdisciplinary PhD in Computing, which has emphases in computational science and engineering, computer science, cybersecurity, and data science. The mathematics department also leads efforts in the College of Arts and Sciences to provide a focused path for data science professionals along with options for all majors to develop data science skills.

Boise, Idaho is ranked by US News as the 4th safest city and 17th best metropolitan area to live in the United States It has a vibrant downtown, abundant recreational opportunities, pleasant weather, and the Milken Institute ranks it as the 12th best performing economy in the United States.

If you are interested in this position, all of the following materials must be submitted electronically via (i) Letter of application indicating your interest in and qualifications for this position, (ii) CV including employment history (and dates of employment), (iii) Statement on research interests, accomplishments and future plans, (iv) Statement on teaching interests and philosophy, and (v) Three letters of recommendation, one of which must address teaching. In addition, to be considered for the position also apply online at Boise State and submit all applications materials except the letters of recommendation. Deadline for applications is November 30, 2019 11:59pm mountain standard time.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
BSU Math Department
1910 University Dr.
Boise, ID 83725-1555

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