Augusta University, Mathematics Department

Position ID: 1110-AP [#21568, 251120/250634]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Augusta, Georgia 30912, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: general undergraduate mathematics, statistics
Application Deadline: 2023/01/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/11/16, listed until 2023/05/16)
Position Description:    

Job ID: 251120 (Position #: 40048918) and Job ID 250634 (Position #: 20010380) Job Summary The Department of Mathematics at Augusta University invites applications for two positions. The first is a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin in August 2023. Applicants must possess a research doctorate. Having postdoctoral experience is preferred. We are seeking candidates who can enrich our M.S. program in Biological and Computational Mathematics and support our new interdisciplinary BS in Data Science. Expertise in Data Science or Expertise in Statistics with competency in Data Science is expected. The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching and will be expected to establish an externally funded research program suitable for training both graduate and undergraduate students. The successful candidate will teach introductory courses, advanced undergraduate courses, and graduate courses which align with their areas of expertise. Our M.S. in Biological and Computational Mathematics admitted its first class in fall 2020 and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop new curriculum for that program and supervise graduate students in research. This is a nine-month appointment, with the possibility of summer employment. Salary and startup package will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. A research agenda that leverages extramural facilities is welcomed.

The second position is a non-tenure track assistant professor position which will be renewable and promotable. A Ph.D. in Mathematics or Statistics is expected along with college level teaching experience and strong teaching references. The new hire would teach general education mathematics and statistics courses and, possibly, the occasional more advanced course(s). About Us Augusta University is one of four research universities in the University System of Georgia and the state’s only public academic medical center, offering over 150 degree programs from bachelor’s to doctoral. In July 2021, the College of Science and Mathematics moved into a new-state-of-the-art building for research and teaching located on the Health Sciences Campus, which is in close proximity to the Medical College of Georgia, Dental College of Georgia, and Georgia Cancer Center. The department is also near to the Georgia Cyber Center, which allows Georgia to work closely with the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence at Fort Gordon. Opportunities may also exist at the nearby Savanah River Site. Augusta Georgia is the cultural center of the region, site of the Masters Golf Tournament, home of the new Georgia Cyber Center and is within easy driving distance of Atlanta, Savannah, Charleston, Charlotte, the Appalachian Mountains, and the Atlantic beaches. College/Department Information The Department, housed within the College of Science and Mathematics, is composed of 19 full-time faculty members with expertise across a broad spectrum of mathematical disciplines. We have a strong commitment to providing research opportunities to our students in addition to excellent instruction. Our M.S. in Biological and Computational Mathematics, while young, is growing and ambitious. We work closely with the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences in support of their undergraduate and graduate programs, including in their developing program in biomedical systems engineering and our new joint BS in Data Science. Furthermore, we are developing research ties with the Medical College of Georgia as we build a distinctive identity of applying mathematics to problems of human and public health.

Conditions of Employment All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University. For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation. All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond. Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How to Apply Apply online at Scroll to the bottom of the page and click “Open Positions for External Applicants.” Then, search for the position using the Keywords: Mathematics Faculty. Next click on Job Opening ID number: 251120 for the tenure track position and 250634 for the non-tenure track position, and attach a single pdf containing a cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts, teaching philosophy, and a research statement. Applicants with degrees from an institution located outside the United States must provide an educational/credential evaluation. Candidates should arrange to have four letters of recommendation sent directly from each reference to Lisa Hoane At least one letter should directly address the candidate’s classroom teaching. Review of applications will start immediately and will continue until positions are filled. Conditions of Employment All candidates are required to successfully pass a background check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check. The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic graduate degrees in the form of original transcripts.

Other Information This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success." Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

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Department of Mathematics
1120 15th Street, GE 1014
Augusta, GA 30912
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