Purdue University Fort Wayne, Department of Mathematical Sciences

Position ID: 3011-AP [#20421, 21090]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Data Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Data Science, Statistics, or related field
Application Deadline: 2022/09/26 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/08/18)
Position Description:    

Job Summary

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Purdue University Fort Wayne invites applications for a tenure track position in Data Science and Applied Statistics (contingent on available funding). Preferred start for this position is January 2023 but start in August 2023 is a possibility. Applicants for this position should hold or expect to have completed a PhD in Data Science, Statistics, or related field by the start of employment. Candidates should indicate their research interests in machine learning/data science, multivariate statistics, discrete data analysis, stochastic processes, and other fields. Faculty members teach undergraduate/graduate courses as well as conduct scholarly work leading to publication. New members are expected to further enhance the departmental reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Appropriate department and university service is also expected.  Rank is at the Assistant Professor level. The salary and fringe benefits are competitive.

The Department

The Department of Mathematical Sciences offers master's programs in Mathematics and Mathematics Education, a Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics, and bachelor's programs in Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Data Science and Applied Statistics, and Mathematics Teaching. The department also has a strong Center of Excellence in Applied Mathematics and Statistics. The Department of Mathematics is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including research, teaching, and service/engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

The University

Purdue University Fort Wayne (PFW) is the largest university in northeast Indiana, offering 25 graduate and over 100 prestigious Purdue University undergraduate degrees and certificates. More than 10,000 students of diverse ages, races, and nationalities belong to the PFW family. The 594‐acre campus in Fort Wayne is home to over 7,000 degree‐seeking undergraduate and graduate students. Through PFW’s partnerships with area high schools, almost 3,000 high school students take dual‐credit courses, simultaneously earning both high school and college credits. PFW is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Learn more about us at PFW.edu.  Fort Wayne is the second largest city in Indiana with about 250,000 residents. Fort Wayne offers affordable housing, multiple school systems, a diverse arts community, and excellent health care systems.

Application Process
Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, 1-2-page teaching philosophy to
https://careers.purdue.edu/FW/job/Fort-Wayne-Assistant-Professor-of-Data-Science-IN-46801/918039000/
. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference, at least one addressing your teaching, be emailed to math@pfw.edu. All candidates who are invited for an on-campus interview should prepare a 45-60-minute instructional student presentation.

The appointment can begin January 1, 2023. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To receive full consideration, applications have to be received by September 26, 2022.  Employment is contingent on a satisfactory background records check. Purdue University Fort Wayne is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Questions about this position can be addressed to math@pfw.edu.


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Postal Mail:
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Purdue University Fort Wayne
2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
Web Page: https://www.pfw.edu/science/mathematical-sciences