University of Wisconsin Madison, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: UoWM-2020PROFCLUSTER [#16747]
Position Title: Assistant Professor-Cluster Hire
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Madison, Wisconsin 53706, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics of Data Science
Application Deadline: 2020/12/16 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/11/10, finished 2021/06/19)
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University of Wisconsin - Madison, Cluster Hire in Foundations of Data Science

The University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks to hire an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor with research and teaching interests in the mathematical aspects of data science, broadly defined. This position is part of a campus-wide cluster initiative to expand and broaden expertise in the fundamentals of data science at UW-Madison. Three faculty positions will be hired in the cluster, which will build a world-class core of interdisciplinary strength in the mathematical, statistical, and algorithmic foundations of data science. This hiring initiative involves the Departments of Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Sciences, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering, and the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery. It is anticipated that successful candidates will develop strong collaborations with existing data science research programs at UW-Madison -- especially with the other faculty hired under this cluster program -- and with external research centers. Responsibilities include conducting research, teaching and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students, and service at the professional and university level. Faculty will engage in robust research and develop and maintain extramural funding for research. Further information regarding this cluster initiative can be found at:

Applicants must have a PhD in Mathematics (or closely related field) by appointment start date and should have a scholarly research record; teaching experience preferred. Those appointed with tenure requires record of proven excellence in teaching, research and service.

Additional departmental information is available on our website: An application packet should include a completed AMS Standard Cover Sheet, a curriculum vitae that includes a publication list, and brief descriptions of research and teaching. Application packets should be submitted electronically to Arrangements should be made to have three to four letters of recommendation, at least one of which must discuss the applicant's teaching experiences and capabilities and potential, sent to the above url address. To ensure full consideration, application packets must be received by December 16, 2020. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The Department of Mathematics is committed to increasing the number of women and members of under-represented groups within our department. The University of Wisconsin - Madison is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. A background check will be required prior to employment.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Prof. Sebastien Roch
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Department of Mathematics, Van Vleck Hall
480 Lincoln Dr.
Madison, WI 53705-1388