University of California, Santa Barbara, Mathematics Department

Position ID: UCSB-DATASCIENCE [#14596, JPF01580]
Position Title: University California, Santa Barbara Department of Mathematics - Assistant Professor - Data Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Santa Barbara, California 93106-3080, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Applied Mathematics, computing theory
Application Deadline: 2020/06/30help popup (posted 2019/09/26, listed until 2020/06/30)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020. 

The Department is looking for individuals with particular emphasis in the area of Data Science.  

UC Santa Barbara offers a unique environment where innovative, interdisciplinary, and foundational research is conducted in a collegial atmosphere. We are looking for candidates who have demonstrated promise through novel research, and with strong potential to interact with all colleagues, most notably those in the area of Applied Mathematics. Responsibilities of faculty members generally include the development of an actively funded research program of the highest quality, teaching at undergraduate and/or graduate levels, recruitment, supervision, and mentorship of graduate students, and participation in university service and professional activities. 

Applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) except the dissertation in Mathematics or a related field at the time of application, with the PhD conferred by the anticipated appointment start date. A demonstrated record of excellence in research, and a record of (or potential for) excellent teaching are desired. Successful candidates will have a record of collaborative research, and will be able to leverage synergies within the Mathematics Department and Division. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.

Applications should be submitted electronically, and must include: 
• American Mathematical Society cover sheet available online at: http://www.ams.org 
• Curriculum vitae 
• Statement of research 
• Statement of teaching philosophy 
• Applicants will need to arrange for four (4) references to submit letters of recommendation on their behalf via the recruitment website (at least one of which is directed towards teaching).

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UC Santa Barbara. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, staff, and students who share our commitment to these values. The department strongly encourages all applicants to submit an optional Statement of Contributions to Diversity, addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and service. This statement, if submitted, will be reviewed for evidence of, or potential for, teaching, research, professional and/or public service contributions that promote diversity and equal opportunity, such as effective strategies used for the educational advancement of students in various under-represented groups; demonstrated contributions to the advancement of equitable access and diversity in education; and contributions furthering diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through participation in such activities as recruitment, retention, and mentoring of scholars and students. 

Applications received by November 15, 2019 will be given priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled. To apply please visit https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01580 

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Contact: Deateria Dickinson, 805-893-8330
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University of California Santa Barbara
Department of Mathematics
6607 South Hall M/C 3080
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-3080
Web Page: https://www.math.ucsb.edu/

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