East Tennessee State University, Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: ETSU-ASSTPROF [#18672]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Johnson City, Tennessee 37614, United States [map]
Application Deadline: none (posted 2021/10/19)
Position Description:    

Job Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

Summary:

East Tennessee State University – College of Arts and Sciences – Department of Mathematics and Statistics – Assistant Professor – Tenure Track – 9 month.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at East Tennessee State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 15, 2022. The successful candidate is expected to collaborate on projects with students and businesses to support a proposed MS program in Applied Data Science which is scheduled to begin August 2022. Additional responsibilities for this position include: teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels; directing masters’ theses and undergraduate research projects/honors theses, and maintaining an active research program.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at ETSU, until very recently known as the Department of Mathematics, was one of the original departments formed in 1911 when East Tennessee State Normal School, now ETSU, was created. We are a vibrant teaching and research unit in which shared governance is the norm. Our mission encompasses teaching and research in Pure and Applied Mathematics, Statistics, and Mathematics Education. Our research strengths are in Discrete Mathematics, Mathematical Modeling and Computation, and Statistics. The department currently offers BS and MS degrees in mathematics, features faculty active in research, a commitment to curricular innovation at all levels, and has a tradition of interdisciplinary collaboration. Additional information about the department can be found at http://www.etsu.edu/cas/math/.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Apply electronically https://jobs.etsu.edu/postings/20005 including cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statements of teaching and research. Three recommendation letters are required.

The value of employment at ETSU goes far beyond salary. The official workday is 7.5 hours, which includes a one-hour lunch/meal break. Regular benefited ETSU employees enjoy a full range of benefits, services and programs including paid time off and leave-paid holidays, health and life insurance, retirement, access to University facilities and services and much more! Check out the ETSU Human Resources Benefits page for additional information. https://www.etsu.edu/human-resources/benefits/

All positions at East Tennessee State University are contingent upon sufficient funding.

ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Data Science, Statistics, or a related field, or be ABD with an expected PhD by August 2022.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with research areas in computational science, high performance computing, or computational statistics are especially encouraged to apply. Interest in interdisciplinary collaborations, data science, or global optimization is a plus.


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