Texas Christian University, Mathematics

Position ID: TCU-TTSTATS [#19146]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Fort Worth, Texas 76129, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Statistics, Data Science, Financial or Actuarial Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2021/12/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/11/30, finished 2022/05/16, listed until 2022/05/30)
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Texas Christian University
Department of Mathematics
Fort Worth, Texas

The Department of Mathematics at Texas Christian University (TCU) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position beginning in August 2022. Qualifications include eligibility to work in the U.S. and an academic background that has prepared the candidate to teach upper level courses in statistics that form parts of our actuarial and data science programs. Candidates for this position are expected to take an active role in both programs. Required are a Ph.D., by August 2022, in Statistics, Actuarial Science, Data Science, Biostatistics, Financial Mathematics, Mathematics, or Applied Mathematics; excellent research potential; and a record of outstanding teaching.

Founded in 1873, TCU is a secular institution of approximately 11,000 students with a faculty devoted to excellence in teaching. TCU prioritizes diversity and inclusion in students, staff, and faculty; highly engaged and interdisciplinary learning; and community engagement. The Department of Mathematics currently has 18 full-time faculty members, approximately 125 majors, and a small graduate program. The university is located within the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, a vibrant metropolitan area of about 8 million people.

The candidate should apply through MathJobs (http://www.mathjobs.org/), submitting (a) an AMS cover sheet; (b) a complete vita, including a list of publications; (c) a research plan; (d) a teaching statement; (e) a diversity, equity, and inclusion statement, (f) copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts; and (g) three or more confidential letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses the candidate’s teaching in detail. Candidates are encouraged to describe in their application materials how they might support the university priorities described above. Candidates must also fill out a brief personal information form and upload their vita through the TCU HR system at https://jobs.tcu.edu/en-us/listing/. Math Department positions can be found within the College of Science & Engineering listings.

Applicants who submit all materials by December 31, 2021, will be given full consideration. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. At TCU, diversity, equity and inclusion are an educational imperative that is tied directly to our University mission and vision. For the second consecutive year, TCU has earned the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award, which highlights our ongoing commitment to build a comprehensive DEI strategy that aligns with our core values and to create a campus culture where everyone is respected and feels included. Among TCU’s actions this year was approving a resolution to adopt DEI into its core curriculum. 

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
Box 298900
Texas Christian University
Fort Worth, TX 76129