Mathematics, The University of Texas at Austin

Position ID: UTAustin-JAP16 [#7538, JAP]
Position Title: Assistant Professor: Joint Appointment in Mathematics and Neuroscience
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Austin, Texas 78712, United States [map]
Application Deadline: finished (posted 2015/09/01, finished 2017/02/04, listed until 2016/09/01)
Position Description:    

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

The Departments of Neuroscience and Mathematics at the University of Texas at Austin are currently inviting applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level. We seek a creative and original thinker in mathematical neuroscience. Areas of interest include but are not limited to dynamical models of networks and circuits; statistical methods in neuroscience; computational algebraic topology applied to neural systems; neural network theory; stochastic analysis of neural dynamics; probabilistic combinatorics; coding and information theory of neural systems; data analytics and machine learning approaches. This search is part of a cluster of planned faculty hires in Computational and Theoretical Neuroscience at the University of Texas at Austin.

The successful candidate will lead a vigorous program of extramurally funded independent research and contribute to an environment of diversity in higher education through research, teaching, and service. She or he will have joint membership in both departments and the option to join various multi-disciplinary research centers on campus.

Applicant Instructions: Interested applicants with a Ph.D. or equivalent, two or more years of post-graduate experience, and a record of research excellence in mathematical neuroscience should submit 1) a letter of interest, 2) a current curriculum vita, 3) three key scholarly publications, 4) a statement of research interests and vision, and 5) a teaching statement with evidence of excellence in teaching. In addition, applicants must arrange to have at least three letters of reference sent directly to the address provided. Applications will be reviewed starting November 5, 2015, and will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. UT Austin is responsive to the needs of dual career couples and espouses family-friendly policies (http://www.utexas.edu/provost/policies/family/). For further inquires related to this search, please email Kathleen Pantalion (kpantalion@mail.clm.utexas.edu), Ila Fiete (ilafiete@mail.clm.utexas.edu), or Bill Beckner (beckner@math.utexas.edu).


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:
http://www.math.utexas.edu
512-471-7711
 
Department of Mathematics
The University of Texas at Austin,
1 University Station, C1200
Austin, TX 78712

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