Michigan Technological University, Department of Mathematical Sciences

Position ID: 546-CAM [#16433]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Houghton, Michigan 49931, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computational and Applied Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2020/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup (offers accepted posted 2020/10/07)
Position Description:    

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Michigan Technological University

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Tenure-track Position in Computational and Applied Mathematics

Applications are invited for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Computational and Applied Mathematics. All research areas in Computational and Applied Mathematics will be considered, but candidates with expertise in Computational PDEs, Randomized Numerical Linear Algebra, Model Reduction, Uncertainty Quantification, Operations Research, and Inverse Problems are encouraged to apply.

Required qualifications for this position are a PhD in Mathematics or a related field, a strong research program, and potential for excellence in classroom teaching.

Michigan Tech, a doctoral research university with an international reputation, is located in Houghton in Michigan’s scenic Upper Peninsula, on the south shore of Lake Superior. The area provides a unique setting where natural beauty, culture, education, and a diversity of residents from around the world come together to share a superb living and learning experience.

The Department of Mathematical Sciences has 35 faculty members with interests in probability, statistics, computational mathematics, combinatorics, algebra, and number theory. It offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees in both Mathematics and Statistics. The department enrolls about 120 undergraduate students and 70 graduate students, and plays a key role in the university's interdisciplinary programs in Data Science and in Computational Science and Engineering.

The position starts 16 August 2021. Candidates applying by 1 November 2020 are assured full consideration, but the position remains open until it is filled. Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation (at least one of which addresses the candidate’s teaching ability), a description of proposed research program, and a statement of teaching interests through Mathjobs.org and Michigan Technological University at https://www.employment.mtu.edu/en-us/listing/.

Michigan Tech is an ADVANCE Institution, and has twice received National Science Foundation funds in support of efforts to increase diversity, inclusion, and the participation and advancement of women and underrepresented individuals in STEM.

Michigan Tech acknowledges the importance of supporting dual-career partners to retain a quality workforce. Candidates are invited to bring a guest to an on-campus interview; career exploration, advice, and assistance are available for positions at the University and in the local community. Additional details on dual-career exploration with our Partner Engagement Program can be found at https://www.mtu.edu/provost/programs/partner-engagement/.

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer, that provides equal opportunity for all, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Further Info:
Search Committee
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Fisher 308
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931

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