Michigan Technological University, Department of Mathematical Sciences

Position ID: 546-CMAP [#14822]
Position Title: Computational Mathematics - Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Houghton, Michigan 49931, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computational Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2019/12/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/10/11, finished 2020/07/05)
Position Description:    

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Michigan Technological University

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Tenure-track Position in Computational Mathematics

Applications are invited for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Computational Mathematics. All research areas in Computational Mathematics will be considered, but candidates with expertise in areas related to data science (e.g., randomized numerical linear algebra, stochastic optimization, etc.) are especially encouraged to apply. The position is expected to be filled at the rank of Assistant Professor, but highly qualified candidates may be considered for appointment as Associate Professor.

Required qualifications for this position are a PhD in Mathematics or a related field, a strong research program, and potential for excellence in classroom teaching.

Michigan Tech, a doctoral research university with an international reputation, is located in Houghton in Michigan’s scenic Upper Peninsula, on the south shore of Lake Superior. The area provides a unique setting where natural beauty, culture, education, and a diversity of residents from around the world come together to share a superb living and learning experience.

The Department of Mathematical Sciences has 35 faculty members with interests in probability, statistics, computational mathematics, combinatorics, algebra, and number theory. It offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees in both Mathematics and Statistics, and has a new MS in Applied Statistics that can be earned entirely through online coursework. The department enrolls about 120 undergraduate students and 70 graduate students, and plays a key role in the university's interdisciplinary programs in Data Science and in Computational Science and Engineering.

The position starts 17 August 2020. Candidates applying by 30 December 2019 are assured full consideration, but the position remains open until it is filled. Interested candidates should submit a vita, three letters of recommendation (at least one of which addresses the candidate’s teaching ability), a description of proposed research program, and a statement of teaching interests through Mathjobs.org.

In addition to the Mathjobs.org, candidates are required to complete basic contact information online at http://www.jobs.mtu.edu/postings/8634.

Michigan Tech is building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from all individuals. Michigan Tech is an ADVANCE Institution, and has twice received National Science Foundation funds in support of efforts to increase diversity, inclusion, and the participation and advancement of women and underrepresented individuals in STEM.

Michigan Tech acknowledges the importance of supporting dual-career partners to retain a quality workforce. Candidates are invited to bring a guest to an on-campus interview; career exploration, advice, and assistance are available for positions at the University and in the local community. Additional details on dual-career exploration with our Partner Engagement Program can be found at https://www.mtu.edu/provost/programs/partner-engagement/

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Search Committee
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Fisher 302
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931

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