University of Texas at Arlington, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: UTArlington-ASSOCIATEORFULLPROFESSOR [#19049, F00281P]
Position Title: Associate or Full Professor
Position Location: Arlington, Texas 76019, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Statistics/Data Science
Application Deadline: (posted 2021/11/17, listed until 2022/05/17)
Position Description:    

*** the listing date or deadline for this position has passed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The College of Science and the Department of Mathematics at the University of Texas Arlington invite applications for tenured faculty positions in Statistics and Data Science at the associate or full professor level to start in September 2022.

University Information Situated within the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex area, UT Arlington is a diverse academic community of students working together with faculty committed to outstanding teaching, research, and scholarship. With a global enrollment of approximately 60,000 students, The University of Texas at Arlington is the largest institution in North Texas. It is one of 131 universities nationwide to receive the R-1: Doctoral Universities—Very High Research Activity designation by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, the definitive list for the top doctoral research universities in the United States. In 2021, UTA received the Texas Tier One designation reserved for the state’s top institutions for academic and research excellence and the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award (HEED) award for outstanding commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education. The University ranks No. 1 nationally in the Military Times’ annual “Best for Vets: Colleges” list, is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution and has approximately 240,000 alumni making an impact across Texas and beyond.

UTA currently requires periodic COVID-19 testing for all employees.

UT- Arlington is a public Doctoral University with Highest Research Activity (R1) in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and part of the University of Texas system with an enrollment of about 40,000 students. The College of Science, consisting of departments of Biology, Physics, Mathematics, Psychology, Chemistry, and Earth and Environmental Science, offers an interdisciplinary Undergraduate Data Science degree. The Department of Mathematics, which was recipient of 2013 American Mathematical Society Award for Exemplary Program or Achievement in a Mathematics Department, is a major center for mathematics research and education in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex and north Texas, serving more than 10,000 students every year. It offers a variety of degree programs, including BA, BS, MA, MS, and PhD in Mathematics, Statistics and Mathematics Education and has about 100 graduate students. As part of the university's College of Science, the department actively encourages interdisciplinary research efforts at the interface between mathematics, statistics, science, engineering and local industries. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked fifth in the nation for undergraduate diversity by U.S. News & World Report. For more details, visit the Department's webpage at and the University´s webpage at

Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and/or service as well as a strong commitment to teaching, advising, and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students from diverse backgrounds.

Successful candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching and advising of undergraduate and graduate students in areas of statistics and data science and will have opportunities to develop courses that align with their research interests. . Candidates must demonstrate a strong record of research programs supported by external funding. Faculty are expected to have an active research program that broadens UT-Arlington's talent pool, collaborate with other faculty, supervise and mentor students of diverse backgrounds and interests, and be involved in service to the department, university, and the profession.

The minimum qualification is a doctoral degree in Statistics, Data Science, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, or a related area. Candidates are expected to have an internationally recognized research program and to have demonstrated a solid commitment to excellence in teaching, mentoring, and service. Full consideration will be given to applicants whose research interests align with the University’s Data Driven Discovery research objectives, in particular in the areas of statistical applications, theory, or methods; statistical machine learning; and data science

Applicants should submit a cover letter/statement of interest, curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and a diversity & inclusion statement. Creating a public Google Scholar page and an academic webpage is strongly encouraged. A helpful teaching statement should describe the candidate’s teaching experience and explain how they could contribute to the curriculum at UT - Arlington

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions may be addressed to: Dr. Shan Sun-Mitchell and Dr. Amir Farbin

For more information about UTA, please visit:

The University of Texas at Arlington is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus. UTA also encourages applications from veterans.

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:
411 S. Nedderman Dr., Box 19408
Arlington, TX 76019