Wayne State University, Mathematics

Position ID: 414-FAC [#21345]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Detroit, Michigan 48202, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: none (posted 2022/10/31)
Position Description:   URMs  

The Department of Mathematics at Wayne State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing in Fall 2023. The position is in foundational data science and machine learning, with focused areas in optimization, computation, and statistics. The Department is searching for scholars with an outstanding record in mathematical foundations and algorithm development for data science/machine learning, and strong potential in applications of data science/machine learning.

Essential Functions:

Teach courses in undergraduate and graduate data science/machine learning and mathematics. Conduct and publish original research. Interact with other members of the faculty who share research interests. Participate in service activities including departmental, college and university committees. Perform related duties as assigned.


A PhD in Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics or a field related to data science/machine learning and a strong interest in research and inclusive teaching are required.

Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color and other underrepresented people. WSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Applications completed by November 30, 2022 will be given full consideration, although the search will continue until the position is filled.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Wayne State University
Department of Mathematics
656 W. Kirby, Suite 1150
Detroit, MI 48202