Missouri University of Science and Technology, Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: MissouriST-HAVENERENDOWEDCHAIR [#18076, 00077873]
Position Title: Gary Havener Endowed Department Chair of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Rolla, Missouri 65409-0020, United States [map]
Subject Area: mathematics and statistics
Application Deadline: 2021/11/07 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/08/31, finished 2022/03/09, listed until 2021/12/31)
Position Description:    

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Gary Havener Endowed Department Chair of Mathematics and Statistics

Missouri University of Science and Technology Rolla, Missouri

Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) invites applications for the position of the Gary Havener Endowed Department Chair of Mathematics and Statistics, with an anticipated starting date of August 2022.

The department seeks an exceptionally qualified scholar to provide leadership and vision as the Gary Havener Endowed Department Chair. The successful candidate will have access to endowment funds that will help to elevate the department’s prestige, to advance long-term strategic priorities, and to initiate and sustain collaborations among the department and other units across and beyond campus.

Applicants must have a PhD in mathematics or statistics or a closely related discipline and must hold the rank of full professor or be qualified for tenure and appointment to the rank of full professor at the time of appointment. They should have an outstanding portfolio of scholarship evidenced by a strong record of publication and related funding, as well as a clear and demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring of students at all levels. Just as important, candidates should be able to demonstrate success as an effective, inspiring, and collegial academic leader.

Interested candidates can find more details about this position and additional information about the application process at https://hr.mst.edu/careers/. Applications should consist of:

● Cover letter outlining the candidate’s qualifications for the position, with particular focus on the candidate’s leadership philosophy and vision for the department especially in the areas of research, teaching, and diversity;

● Current curriculum vitae that includes the applicant’s record of teaching, publications, grants, advising, and administrative and leadership experience;

● Contact information for at least five references.

Review of applications will begin immediately. For fullest consideration, applications should be received by November 7, 2021.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics consists of 15 tenured and tenure-track faculty and 5 ranked non-tenure-track faculty. The research interests of the faculty range over many areas, including statistics, computational and applied mathematics, analysis and differential equations, and others. The department has B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. programs, with about 40 graduate students (the majority being doctoral students) and nearly 100 undergraduate majors. Additional details about the department can be found at the department website: http://math.mst.edu/.

Missouri University of Science and Technology is one of the nation’s leading technological research universities. One of four campuses of the University of Missouri System, Missouri S&T is a U.S. News & World Report top-100 public national university. Missouri S&T has recently established the Kummer Institute and the Kummer College of Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Development as a result of a $300 million gift from Fred and June Kummer. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics, led by the Gary Havener Endowed Department Chair, will be a significant partner in Kummer-related research and curricular initiatives. Additional details about Missouri S&T can be found at: www.mst.edu.

Missouri S&T is an AA/EEO institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Missouri S&T seeks to meet the needs of dual-career families. Missouri S&T participates in E-Verify; for more information, please contact DHS at: 1-888-464-4218.

We are not accepting applications for this job through Mathjobs.Org right now. Please apply at https://hr.mst.edu/careers/ .
Contact: Dr. Akim Adekpedjou, (573) 341-4649
Postal Mail:
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Missouri S&T
400 W. 12th St
Rolla, MO 65409-0020
Web Page: https://hr.mst.edu/careers/