Florida Polytechnic University, Math and Statistics Department

Position ID: 1999-ORF1 [#15298]
Position Title: Open Rank Faculty - Engineering Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Lakeland, Florida 33805, United States
Subject Area: Engineering Mathematics
Application Deadline: finished (2019/11/27, finished 2020/11/28)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics at Florida Polytechnic University seeks candidates for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor or higher level to begin on August 15, 2020 in the areas of applied mathematics and complex systems mathematics focused on developing state-of-the-art methods for solving topical data-driven problems in science and engineering, and advancing the statistical theory that underlies those methods The Department of Mathematics at Florida Polytechnic University has embarked on a new degree program in Engineering Mathematics that opened in August 2019. This new undergraduate program provides the nexus of Florida Polytechnic University-wide activities in engineering, mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology and anticipates close collaborations between faculties in many of our academic programs.

Applicants must demonstrate the ability to develop a highly successful teaching and research program, attract independent research funding, publish the results of their research studies in leading scientific journals of their discipline, supervise graduate and undergraduate students, teach effectively at both the graduate and undergraduate level, and exhibit enthusiasm for helping our collegial department continue to grow. In addition, the candidates are expected to assist in the educational mission of the department and to provide academic services as requested by the Chair of the Department and/or Director of the Sciences, Arts and Mathematics.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: • Ph.D. in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, or closely related field. • Credentials by degree and/or experience to support delivery of core courses in the department DESIRED / PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Teaching and/or relevant research/industry experience • Demonstrated ability to conduct independent and interdisciplinary funded applied research. • Experience in curriculum delivery and development • Experience with students’ academic mentoring • Experience in program assessment and execution of a continuous improvement plan. • Experience in serving on various department, college or university committees. • Active participation in professional activities and organizations. • Prior professional US experience with progressive responsibility. • Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with diverse campus community. ABOUT FLORIDA POLY: Florida Polytechnic University opened for classes in 2014-15 and is the twelfth university in the Florida State University System. The University was created as a STEM-focused public university that offers high-value undergraduate and graduate degrees and that has intentional industry connections with a focus on economic development of the high-tech I-4 corridor. Dedicated to preparing students for the competitive STEM workforce, Florida Polytechnic University blends traditional subject matter mastery with problem solving and laboratory experiences to provide students with learning opportunities applicable to both the workplace and a career of lifelong learning. The University delivers its courses in small class sizes, emphasizes a positive student to faculty experience, and is dedicated to both its teaching and research mission.

Faculty are employed at Florida Poly via renewable, term defined appointments, codified in a collective bargaining agreement, that substantially mirrors tenure systems with reappointment and progression in rank upon completion of a significant review of accomplishments.

Lakeland, home to Florida Polytechnic University’s ultra-modern campus, is located along the I-4 High Tech Corridor halfway between Tampa and Orlando. Our central Florida community combines small town comfort with big-city culture. Florida’s High Tech Corridor is home to 11,000 high-tech businesses, and Polk County alone has more than 600,000 residents, four universities and one state college. Lakeland is just a 45-minute drive from Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, professional sports teams, and thriving performing art centers. With no income tax in Florida, and home values increasing 14.3% on average over the past year, Lakeland and central Florida continue to rise among the best places to live and work.

EXPECTED STARTING SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications

APPLICATION DEADLINE DATE: • Positions are open until filled (or recruitment cancelled). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. • Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the United States. This proof must be provided prior to employment at the University. An appointment is not final until proof is provided. APPLICATION PROCESS: All Applicants are required to submit the following in PDF format to the Florida Polytechnic Careers Website: https://floridapoly.edu/about/careers/careersportal • Cover letter • Curriculum Vitae • Statement of Research Interests • Statement of Teaching Philosophy • List of at least 3 professional references (names and contact information) • Unofficial copy of the Ph.D./M.Sc. transcript

This position requires a background check, which may include a level II screening as required by the Florida Statute §435.04.

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Contact: Mathematics Search Committee
Postal Mail:
4700 research way
Suite 2055
Web Page: www.floridapoly.edu

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