College of Arts & Sciences, University of South Florida St. Petersburg

Position Title: Full/Associate Professor of Mathematics or Statistics
Position Location: St. Petersburg, Florida 33701, United States
Application Deadline: (posted 2017/10/25, listed until 2018/10/25)
Position Description:    

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Job Title: Full/Associate Professor of Mathematics or Statistics
Job ID: 14696
Location: USF St. Petersburg
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Posting Details
College/Division: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: 3-1291-000 Department of Biological Sciences
Salary Plan: Tenured, 9 month
Hiring Salary/Salary Range: $70,000 - $97,000

The Mathematics and Statistics Unit within the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg invites applications for the position of Full/Associate Professor in Mathematics or Statistics to begin in August, 2018. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated excellence in academic leadership, scholarship, and teaching.

Currently, a proposal for an undergraduate degree program in Computational and Applied Mathematics is being vetted for approval, with an anticipated implementation during the Fall 2018 semester. Concurrently, it is anticipated that the independent Department of Mathematics and Statistics will be founded. Our team of outstanding faculty seeks collegial and collaborative leadership to build both the department and support the implementation of the new degree program as well as to foster the mathematics community at USFSP.

Responsibilities will include chairing the new Mathematics and Statistics Department, in formation. The successful candidate will also develop and teach a range of undergraduate courses in computational and applied mathematics, including discrete mathematics, applied mathematics, applied probability and statistics, and applied geometry.

The successful applicant for this 9 month position will have demonstrated outstanding research as is expected of a Full/Associate Professor, excellence in undergraduate teaching, a commitment to service at both the departmental and university levels, and will possess effective oral and written communication skills.The successful candidate will be expected to conduct original scholarly research, contribute to the development of new courses in this degree program, support student success, and work collaboratively with colleagues in mathematics and other disciplines.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience):
Minimum Qualifications:
An earned doctoral degree in mathematics or statistics from an accredited institution with experience in areas of applied or computational mathematics or statistics including significant achievement in teaching, academic research, and service. Must meet University criteria for appointment to the rank of Full or Associate Professor. Candidates should present evidence of (1) research and scholarship in the above areas: (2) effective college level undergraduate teaching in the above areas: (3) effective academic leadership.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants with documented excellence in academic leadership and curriculum development, as well as excellence in undergraduate teaching, learning, student success, academic service and research productivity.

Information for Applicants
This position is subject to a criminal background check.

How To Apply
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The required application materials are (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae (including a publication list), (3) a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of effective teaching, (4) a statement of research interest, (5) statement of leadership philosophy, (6) four letters of recommendation, one of which should address the candidate's teaching qualifications and one addressing academic leadership.

Letters of Recommendation may be submitted by email directly to or by mail to:

Mathematics Search Committee
c/o Jennifer Woroner, HR Adminstrator
University of South Florida St. Petersburg
College of Arts & Sciences
140 Seventh Avenue South, DAV 108
St. Petersburg, FL 33701.

Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. ALL REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position.

Questions regarding this position may be directed to Melanie Riedinger-Whitmore, Chair of the Department of Biological Sciences at University of South Florida St Petersburg via email at

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin January 9, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

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Equal Employment Opportunity
USFSP is an EO/Equal Access Institution. Welcoming…Diverse…Inclusive

Work Location
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About USF
The University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP) is a separately accredited institution and a member of the University of South Florida System. USFSP serves approximately six thousand students and is located on the beautiful waterfront of St. Petersburg. USFSP offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the Colleges of Business, Education, and Arts & Sciences.

Working at USF
With more than 16,000 employees in the USF System, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region. At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees. We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities. We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.

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