University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Mathematics

Position ID: UNL-DATASCI [#22711]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Data Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Lincoln, Nebraska 68588-0130, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Data Science
Application Deadline: 2023/10/16 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/07/27)
Position Description:    

Tenure Track Position in Mathematics 

One tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Data Science in the Department of Mathematics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in mathematics or a closely related field and a demonstrated potential for excellence in data science research and teaching. The successful candidate will also have a commitment to an inclusive environment and working with diverse communities. Preference will be given to applicants whose work complements the existing research strengths in the Department as well as in other departments at the University of Nebraska. 

Starting Date: August 19, 2024

First Review
Review of applications will begin October 16, 2023 and continue until suitable candidates have been selected.

Teaching responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate courses in the mathematics department, including courses in data science. The ideal candidate will be able to establish a strong, independent research program. More information may be found at

A competitive starting salary will be negotiated. UNL makes available life, health, and long-term disability insurance programs as well as family coverage at reasonable group rates to the employee. TIAA/CREF and/or Fidelity Investment Fund are offered for retirement plans.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, separate statements addressing research and teaching, and at least three letters of reference, at least one of which should address teaching. Applicants are also invited (but not required) to include a statement discussing their ideas on fostering an inclusive and welcoming environment both in the classroom and the workplace. Applicants are encouraged to use the AMS application cover sheet and to submit their applications via If using is not possible, hard copies may be sent to:

Tenure-Track Search Committee Chairs
Department of Mathematics
203 Avery Hall
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE 68588-0130

In addition, to be considered for the position, applicants must also complete the Faculty/Administrative information form at, requisition F_230128. 

Phone:  402-472-3731
Dept website:                       

As an EO/AA employer, the University of Nebraska considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See

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(402) 472-3731
Department of Mathematics
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
203 Avery Hall
Lincoln, NE 68588-0130