Mississippi State University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: MissState-MATHAP [#16905, 501797]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762, United States [map]
Subject Area: computational algebra and computational mathematics
Application Deadline: (posted 2020/11/30, listed until 2021/05/30)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics anticipates filling two tenure-track positions (Assistant or Associate Professor levels) in computational algebra and computational mathematics beginning in August 2021. Mississippi State University is a Land-Grant University and designated as a “very high research activity university” by the Carnegie Foundation. The Department offers a Ph.D. degree in Mathematical Sciences and is itself highly research oriented. Additional information may be found at http://www.math.msstate.edu.

Requirements for a tenure-track position include doctoral degree, or a doctoral degree expected no later than July 2021, demonstrated success in research, and a commitment to effective graduate and undergraduate teaching. Essential duties and responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and/or graduate level courses, developing a substantial research program, providing direction and effective leadership for M.S. and Ph.D. students and engaging in departmental, university, and scientific community service functions. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

All applicants must apply online at www.msujobs.msstate.edu (PARF 501797) and attach a cover letter and current curriculum vitae with detailed research accomplishments.

For full consideration, please also submit a summary of research plans and teaching philosophy, a completed AMS Standard Cover Sheet (http://www.ams.org/employment) and three letters of recommendation through http://www.mathjobs.org/jobs addressed to Chair, Mathematics Search Committee, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762-9715. One of the letters of recommendation should address the candidate’s teaching.

To be considered for the Associate Professor position, please include evidence of experience in directing theses and dissertations.

Screening will begin December 1, 2020, and will continue until the positions are filled. MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Mississippi State University
P.O. Drawer MA
Mississippi State, MS 39762

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