University of Texas at San Antonio, Mathematics Department

Position Title: Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Mathematical Biology
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: San Antonio, Texas 78249, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematical Biology
Application Deadline: 2020/01/15help popup (applicants short-listed posted 2019/10/03, updated 2019/10/10, listed until 2020/01/15)
Position Description:    

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Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Mathematical Biology

The Department of Mathematics in the College of Sciences at The University of Texas at San Antonio invites applications for one tenure track position at the rank of assistant professor in the area of mathematical biology. The Department seeks exceptional candidates with (1) a record of high quality research and scholarship, (2) excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, (3) leadership experience and (4) a demonstrated commitment to inclusion and diversity. The successful candidate must demonstrate their ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of diverse urban populations and support the University’s commitment to thrive as a Hispanic Serving Institution and a model for student success.

Department of Mathematics: The Department of Mathematics has 21 tenured or tenure-track faculty, and 30 instructors. The Department currently has experts in the areas of pure mathematics, applied mathematics, and mathematics education. It offers three Bachelor of Science degrees: the B.S. degree in General Mathematics Studies, the B.S. degree in Mathematics, and the B.S. degree in Mathematics of Data and Computing offered as a joint degree with the Department of Computer Science. The Department also offers three Master of Science degrees: M.S. in Applied Mathematics–Industrial Mathematics, M.S. in Mathematics, and M.S. in Mathematics Education. A successful candidate will help shape the future of the Department by contributing to the creation of a new Ph.D. program.

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA): Surrounded by a booming economy in one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the US, UTSA is a Hispanic-serving multicultural urban university with over 32,000 students. UTSA is engaged in a plan of excellence and continuous improvement that is on track to reach the goals of its strategic plan ( UTSA is advancing transdisciplinary research through cluster hires and other significant investments in the areas of analytics & data science, artificial intelligence, augmented reality / virtual reality, brain health, cybersecurity, human performance, Latin American studies, and quantum communication & computing. Candidates with interest and experience in any of these areas are of particular interest.

San Antonio, TX: San Antonio, TX, is the place where the face of success matches the face of society. San Antonio is one of the most family-friendly metropolitan areas in the US, with an affordable housing market, no state taxes, picturesque neighborhoods and suburbs, and a vibrant historical downtown with abundant cultural offerings.

Required qualifications:

· Doctorate degree in Mathematics or a closely related field.

· At least one year of post-doctoral experience in research and teaching.

· Evidence of research in Mathematical Biology.

· Demonstrated ability and commitment to inclusion and diversity.

Preferred qualifications:

· Track record of research activities in mathematical biology, including collaborations with researchers in biology communities, and experience in seeking extramural research funding.

· Demonstrated teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.

· Potential to mentor students in research projects.

Application Procedure: All application material must be uploaded electronically through The University of Texas At San Antonio STARS system. Screening of candidates will begin on November 1 and continue until the position is filled. To apply, visit to view. A complete application package must consist at least the following documents:

· CV (including a publication list)

· Cover letter

· Statements of research and teaching interests explaining how your work would contribute to UTSA’s Mission, and a statement of your commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence.

· Copies of up to 3 published or accepted research articles.

· Complete contact information for at least three professional references.

Application Deadline: To receive full consideration, all application materials must be received by Tuesday, October 29th. Please direct all questions about the position to Dr. Juan B. Gutiérrez at

UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants selected for interviews must show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by the time of hire.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
One UTSA Circle
Mathematics Department
San Antonio, TX 78249

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