Missouri University of Science and Technology, Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: MissouriST-AP [#20535]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Rolla, Missouri 65409-0020, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Computational Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2022/10/28 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/09/02)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) invites applications for the position of a tenure-track assistant professor, with an anticipated starting date of August 2023.

The department seeks a promising scholar in computational mathematics, especially in computational data science. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in mathematics or a closely related discipline. They should have demonstrated excellence in research and a strong commitment to teaching. 

Computational mathematics is one of the two core competency areas outlined in the department’s strategic plan. The information about the computational mathematics group at Missouri S&T can be found at

This hire is part of a cluster hire that is bringing several new faculty members to the department in related areas, including the inaugural Gary W. Havener Endowed Department Chair who will join the department in Fall 2022.

An applicant must submit the following materials online through both AMS MathJobs site and Missouri S&T’s Human Resources (HR) Office website (https://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic-employment/) to Position #00082810: Curriculum Vitae, research statement, and teaching statement. In addition to these items, four reference letters, including at least one letter addressing the candidate’s teaching aptitude, should be made available to the department through the AMS MathJobs site. Hard-copy applications will not be accepted.

For full consideration, applications should be received by October 28, 2022. The review process will continue until the position is filled. 

The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials. Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer. All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics consists of 14 tenured and tenure-track faculty and 4 ranked non-tenure-track teaching faculty. The research interests of the faculty range over many areas, including statistics, computational and applied mathematics, analysis and differential equations, and others. The department plays an important role on the engineering-focused campus of Missouri S&T, both in terms of interdisciplinary interactions with other departments and in the training of a large number of undergraduate students in fundamental areas such as calculus, differential equations, linear algebra, and statistics. The department has B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. programs, with about 40 graduate students (the majority being doctoral students) and approximately 80 undergraduate majors.  The Ph.D. program has three emphasis areas: mathematics, computational and applied mathematics, and statistics. Additional details about the department can be found at the department website: http://math.mst.edu/.

Missouri University of Science and Technology is one of the nation’s leading technological research universities.  One of four campuses of the University of Missouri System, Missouri S&T is a U.S. News & World Report top-100 public national university. With its reputation as one of the leading engineering campuses in the country and its emphasis on applied science, Missouri S&T attracts high-quality students from across the nation. Home to many outstanding researchers in engineering and science and 10 interdisciplinary research centers and six research consortia, the University provides an abundance of opportunities for collaborative research. Missouri S&T has recently established the Kummer Institute and the Kummer College of Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Development as a result of a $300 million gift from Fred and June Kummer, longtime benefactors of the university.  This transformative gift will create abundant opportunities to expand degree offerings, establish additional interdisciplinary research centers, foster expansion of academic-industry partnerships, and create economic growth for the region. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics, led by the Gary Havener Endowed Department Chair, will be a significant partner in Kummer-related research and curricular initiatives. Located about 100 miles southwest of St. Louis in the multicultural community of Rolla, Missouri, S&T is an accessible, safe, and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks scenery.

Missouri S&T is an AA/EEO institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law.  Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Missouri S&T seeks to meet the needs of dual-career families.  Missouri S&T participates in E-Verify; for more information, please contact DHS at: 1-888-464-4218.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Missouri S&T
400 W. 12th St
Rolla, MO 65409-0020