University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Mathematics

Position ID: 1430-STATMATH [#21383]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Statistics/Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Statistics/Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2022/11/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/11/02, finished 2023/06/03, listed until 2023/05/02)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor beginning in Fall 2023. Preference will be given to applicants whose research interests are in statistics. Strong applicants from other areas such as applied mathematics, computational mathematics (including scientific computing), analysis, mathematical finance, or data science will also be considered. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in statistics, mathematics, or a closely related field by August 1, 2023. The successful candidate will possess an excellent record of teaching, a strong record or outstanding potential to conduct high-level and impactful research, and a commitment to service at the department and university levels. The Department of Mathematics offers the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with concentrations in Actuarial Science, General Mathematics, and STEM Education; the Master of Science in Mathematics with concentrations in Applied Mathematics, Applied Statistics, Pre-Professional Mathematics, and Education; and the Doctor of Philosophy in Computational Science with a concentration in Computational and Applied Mathematics. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in statistics or mathematics and to mentor students including at the Ph.D. level.

The application deadline is November 30, 2022. Initial review will begin December 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. 

Application Procedures

Applicants should prepare to submit the following information within our online application system for consideration: 

(a) an AMS standard cover sheet 

(b) a letter of interest 

(c) a curriculum vitae 

(d) a research statement 

(e) a teaching statement 

(f) unofficial copies of graduate transcripts 

Additionally, applicants will need to include names, titles, and email addresses for three (3) letters of recommendation, one of which should address the applicant’s teaching ability and experience. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, UTC actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education. 

For more information, please see the departmental webpage: Questions regarding this position and application should be addressed to Dr. Andrew Ledoan at 

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is the second-largest campus in the University of Tennessee System and serves a diverse student body of more than 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students through five academic colleges. Since its founding as Chattanooga University in 1886, UTC has established a reputation for excellence built on a unique blend of the private and public traditions of American higher education. Today, UTC brings a passion for excellence in all pursuits and is dedicated to making a difference in our community and in the lives of our students. At UTC, we welcome and cultivate diverse perspectives and populations— whether shaped by race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, intellectual diversity, political beliefs and other life experiences and ideologies—and embrace equity and inclusion. UTC is a university distinguished by respect for the dignity, uniqueness, and value of every individual. We foster a campus community that is welcoming and inclusive of all. We value diversity in our workplace and learning environments, benefiting from the varied backgrounds and abilities of our campus community. The diversity of our voices and experiences is vital to our pursuit of excellence and fulfillment of our mission. UTC is in the heart of Tennessee’s fourth-largest city, located in the southeastern part of the state near the border with Georgia and at the junction of four interstate highways. Conveniently situated within just a two-hour drive from Atlanta, Nashville, Knoxville and Birmingham, Chattanooga, offers the opportunity to live and learn in an exciting and enchanting environment. Dubbed the ‘Scenic City,’ and endowed with incredible vistas and popular area attractions, the city has been recognized nationally for its downtown renaissance and a revitalized riverfront that has become the blueprint for other cities to emulate. Chattanooga achieved the first gig internet capacity in the country, and today has the nation’s fastest internet service with a 100% fiber network that links every residence and business in a 600-square mile area. The city is home to companies such as Unum, McKee Foods, U.S. Xpress, Volkswagen, Coke United, and Amazon, and a number of tech startups attracted to its blazing fast internet and low cost-of-living. Thousands of visitors are drawn yearly to theTennessee Aquarium, Lookout Mountain, Civil War battlefield sites, the Bessie Smith Cultural Center—Chattanooga African American Museum, Creative Discovery Museum for Children, Riverbend Festival, and the weekly Nightfall Summer Concert Series held in the heart of downtown. Chattanooga also has a long and rich history interwoven with the Civil Rights movement and Native American heritage. The Trail of Tears National Historic Route runs through the city and is on the traditional territory of Tsalaguwetiyi (Cherokee, East).Whether it’s Chattanooga’s ideal geographical location with comfortable temperatures year-round to suit an active lifestyle, its cultural and culinary diversity, reasonable cost of living, world-class healthcare facilities, reputable educational institutions like UTC, or countless other reasons, it’s no wonder more and more people are choosing to make Chattanooga their home. 

The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status. 

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Contact: Dr. Andrew Ledoan, 423-425-2755, 423-425-5686 (fax)
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Department of Mathematics
Dept. 6956
615 McCallie Ave
Chattanooga, TN. 37403-2598
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