Mathematics, Arts & Sciences, University of San Francisco

Position ID: USFMathStats-MATHSTATSDATASCI [#11442]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: San Francisco, California 94117, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics Statistics DataScience Analytics
Starting Date: 2018/08/16
Application Deadline: finished (posted 2017/12/01, finished 2018/10/07)
Position Description:    

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Assistant Professor, Tenure Track 
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 2018. We seek well-qualified candidates in the areas of applied mathematics or statistics, with a focus on the extraction of knowledge from data. Relevant fields include, but are not limited to, data science, modeling, applied probability, applied statistics, and machine learning. Special consideration will be given to candidates who can directly contribute to the interdisciplinary bachelor’s degree in data science, as well as the traditional undergraduate mathematics and statistics program, and the master's program in analytics (MSAN).
Job responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses and mentor students who work with our industry partners. The expected teaching load for this position at USF is two 4-unit course per semester with an additional third course every fourth semester (2-2-2-3 over two years). In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to engage in service to the department and college, as well as maintain an active research program that engages students when possible. Close interaction between students and faculty is a hallmark of the department, and preference will be given to candidates who can involve students in undergraduate research projects.
Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D., earned by August 2018, in mathematics, statistics, or a related field. In addition, a strong record of teaching at the university level, evidence of scholarship, and an understanding of and commitment to support the mission of the University of San Francisco are required.
Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research plans, teaching evaluations, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. All of the above elements are required to complete your application. Preliminary interviews will be conducted in January 2018 at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Diego, or by videoconference.
Completed applications must be submitted online at Review of applications will begin on December 18, 2017. Applications received by December 31, 2017 will receive full consideration. We invite candidates to find out more about our department at and information about the Data Science Major can be found at Questions regarding this search may be emailed to
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Contact: Cornelia Van Cott, 415-422-6747
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Univ. of San Francisco
Mathematics HR 121
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San Francisco, CA 94117
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