Michigan Technological University, Department of Mathematical Sciences

Position ID: 546-DISCRETE [#19336]
Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor, Discrete Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Houghton, Michigan 49931, United States [map]
Subject Area: Discrete Mathematics
Application Deadline: finished (2021/12/22, finished 2022/05/16, listed until 2022/02/15)
Position Description:    

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Job No: 21309 Department: Mathematical Sciences Work Type: Faculty Location: Main Campus (Houghton, MI) Full Time / Part Time: Full Time Categories: Mathematics

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Michigan Technological University invites applications for faculty at either the tenure-track assistant professor rank or the associate professor rank with immediate consideration for tenure, in the area of discrete mathematics. Current faculty in the group have interests in partition theory, commutative algebra, coding theory, combinatorial designs and graph decompositions.

The successful applicant should have a PhD in Mathematics, and should have a record of scholarship and be able to draw from relevant experiences to teach courses in mathematics. Successful candidates will demonstrate a passion for their research, an enthusiasm for undergraduate and graduate education, and a strong commitment to cultivating diverse and inclusive learning environments. A successful applicant at the associate professor level may already be tenured at their previous institution, and will have an outstanding record of scholarship and evidence of excellent teaching at the undergraduate and preferably graduate levels.

Michigan Tech attracts world-class faculty who enrich the educational experience of smart, motivated, and adventurous students. Applicants who are committed to promoting a sense of belonging and contributing to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning environment for all are strongly encouraged to apply (https://www.mtu.edu/diversity-inclusion/). The position starts 16 August 2022. Candidates applying by 15 Jan 2022 are assured full consideration, but the position remains open until it is filled. Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation (at least one of which addresses the candidate’s teaching ability), a statement of research interests, and a statement of teaching interests to Michigan Technological University at https://www.employment.mtu.edu/cw/en-us/job/492772 . 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 statistics, probability, computational mathematics, combinatorics, algebra, and number theory. It offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees in both Statistics and Mathematics. 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. Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer that provides equal opportunity for all, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Michigan Tech recognizes the importance of supporting faculty members’ partners; candidates selected for on-campus interviews will be invited to bring a guest. Additional details on our Partner Engagement Program can be found at https://www.mtu.edu/provost/programs/partner-engagement/.

Michigan Tech is proud to be an ADVANCE Institution that has thrice received National Science Foundation support to increase diversity, inclusion, and the participation and advancement of women and underrepresented individuals in STEM. (see https://www.mtu.edu/advance/).


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Contact: Chelsie Carne
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Search Committee
Fisher 302A
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931
Web Page: http://www.mtu.edu/math/