Old Dominion University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 902-DATASCI [#21516, F0624A1]
Position Title: Faculty in Mathematics & Statistics for Data Science (Tenure Track/Tenured)
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Norfolk, Virginia 23529, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics & Statistics - Data Science
Application Deadline: 2023/01/09 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/11/11)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Old Dominion University (ODU) invites applications for an open rank tenure-track/tenured faculty position specialized in Data Science, starting in Fall 2023. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong potential in interdisciplinary research and contribute to the university's new initiative in establishing the School of Data Science. Salary is competitive and commensurate with rank, qualification, and experience.

Qualifications: • The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in mathematics, statistics, or a related field, demonstrate a strong potential in interdisciplinary research, and contribute to the university's new initiative in establishing the School of Data Science. • Successful candidates will need to have excellent pedagogical and communication skills, experience teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level, and a proven track record in research. • Candidates for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) position must demonstrate strong potential for obtaining external research funding and a commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students. • Candidates for a senior-level position (Associate/Full Professor) must have demonstrated research excellence, a solid external research funding record, and a commitment to teaching and mentoring junior faculty and graduate and undergraduate students. • Preference will be given to applicants whose research is in the area of data science, but exceptional candidates in other fields that complement and enhance the existing research groups in statistics, applied mathematics, and computational physics will also be considered.

Department of Mathematics & Statistics: Old Dominion University is a research (R1) university. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is one of seven degree-granting departments in the College of Sciences and currently has 44 full-time faculty members, including 24 on the tenured/tenure track and 20 lecturers. The Department has robust undergraduate and graduate programs: a B.S. degree program in Mathematics with more than 170 undergraduate majors; and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees programs in Computational and Applied Mathematics with options in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Biostatistics, and Big Data Analytics with approximately 40 graduate students. The University ranks in the top 20% of NSF's list of total and federally financed higher education R&D expenditures in the Mathematical Sciences. The Department receives substantial state support and peer-reviewed research grant support, from NSF, NASA, NIH, NIA, DoD, VDEQ, VSGC and other agencies. It is also supported by endowment funds.

Many opportunities exist for collaboration and interaction with faculty members in the Department, other Departments of the College of Sciences and the University, the Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center (VMASC) of the University and at nearby institutions: Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS); the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA); the NASA Langley Research Center; and the Jefferson Laboratory. Further information regarding the Department may be obtained at http://odu.edu/math/.

How to Apply: Interested individuals should apply electronically at https://jobs.odu.edu/postings/17381 and submit a letter of interest (indicating the level of appointment – tenure track or tenured - that candidate is interested in), a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching philosophy, unofficial graduate transcripts, and contact information for three professional references (the application site will solicit confidential letters of recommendation from these individuals once your application is submitted). Review of the applications will begin on January 9, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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Department of Mathematics & Statistics
2300 Engineering & Computational Sciences Building
Norfolk, VA 23529
Web Page: https://jobs.odu.edu/