Seattle University, Mathematics

Position ID: 2555-SUMDAP [#21550]
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Seattle, Washington 98122, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Mathematics/Data Science
Application Deadline: 2022/12/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/11/15, finished 2023/07/01, listed until 2022/12/31)
Position Description:    

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The Mathematics Department at Seattle University invites applications for one tenure-track Assistant Professor position with expertise in data science beginning September 2023. We are looking for candidates to be part of a core team of faculty growing our newly designed interdisciplinary MS in Data Science program, launched in the Fall of 2021.

Successful candidates will be responsible for teaching data science courses at both the masters and undergraduate levels; maintaining an active research program; supervising masters and undergraduate students in research projects; engaging in professional, university, and department service activities; and demonstrate a genuine desire to contribute to the mission of Seattle University.

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in data science, statistics, biostatistics or closely related field, earned prior to employment commencement in Fall 2023; demonstrated experience with applications of data science; demonstrated excellence in teaching; and a commitment to the mission of Seattle University.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to those who show promise of being able to support a data science program that will be a leader in the ethical application of data science.

Founded in 1891, Seattle University is a Jesuit Catholic university located on a beautiful campus of more than 50 acres in the dynamic heart of Seattle. Our diverse and driven population is made up of more than 7,200 students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools and colleges. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals who will further enrich the diversity of our educational community.

Please submit applications through including: (1) a cover letter summarizing your qualifications and potential contributions to Seattle University, including any experience you have with interdisciplinary or consulting experience, experience supervising or mentoring student research, industry experience, and experience with ethical, legal, and social issues in data science., (2) curriculum vitae, statement of your teaching philosophy, (3) state of research achievements and plans, (4) statement on how you can contribute to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning environment, and (5) contact information for three references.

Letters of reference may be solicited upon completion of application. Review of applications will begin December 31, 2022, and the position will remain open until filled. Position is contingent on availability of funding.

For more information about the Mathematics Department at Seattle University, visit our website: Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Helliwell at

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Contact: Dylan Helliwell, 206-296-5925
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Seattle University
901 12th Ave., BANN 408
P.O. Box 222000
Seattle, WA 98122
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