School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Arizona State University

Position ID: ASU-SOMSSDIR [#3437]
Position Title: Director
Position Location: Tempe, Arizona 85287-1804, United States [map]
Subject Area: School of Mathematical & Statistical Sciences
Application Deadline: 2012/01/09 deleted (posted 2011/11/24, updated 2012/07/15, listed until 2012/06/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Arizona State University announces an international search to recruit a Director for the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences. Arizona State University (see is a dynamic, internationally recognized research university serving more than 60,000 students in the Phoenix metropolitan area, one of the fastest growing urban centers in the nation. The School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at Arizona State University (see currently has about 50 tenured or tenure-track faculty members, and about 40 contract faculty who teach primarily lower division courses. The School offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs including pure mathematics, computational and applied mathematics, mathematical biology, statistics, and mathematics education. The School has established strong interdisciplinary ties with University and community-based research and education initiatives. The Director of the School is expected to maintain and expand these by providing visionary leadership, overseeing growth in the faculty and research programs, and supervising the further development of the graduate and undergraduate programs. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in mathematics, statistics, or a closely related field and a distinguished scholarly record appropriate for appointment as full Professor. Desirable qualifications include documented leadership experience with faculty, previous administrative experience in a doctoral-granting department, experience with program development in research and education, evidence of excellent communication and organizational skills, and demonstrated commitment to working with and supporting a diverse student and faculty population. The position is available beginning July 1, 2012. Salary and start-up funding will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Review of applications will begin on January 9, 2012; if not filled, applications will be evaluated every week thereafter until the search is closed. Applicants must submit electronically (in MS Word or PDF format) a cover letter and current curriculum vitae to: (Job #3437). Inquiries and nominations should be directed to: Ayanna Thompson ( A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.

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Further Info:
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Arizona State University
P.O. Box 876505
Tempe, Arizona 85287-6505

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