University of Oregon, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: UO-ASSTPROF24DS [#22919, 532078]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Eugene, Oregon 97403, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Data Science, Statistics, or Machine Learning
Application Deadline: 2023/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup*
Position Description:    

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Assistant Professor of Mathematics

The University of Oregon’s Mathematics Department invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, to begin in fall 2024.  Successful candidates will be working at the interface of mathematics with statistical inference, machine learning, and/or related areas of data science.  They will have a record of research excellence, potential for excellent teaching, and a commitment to promoting an inclusive community.  While this position will be in the Mathematics Department, we value the ability to interact with other units on campus, including (but not limited to) the School of Computer and Data Sciences, the Department of Biology, the Institute of Neuroscience, and the Knight Campus for Accelerating Academic Impact.  We welcome applicants with a wide range of academic backgrounds.

We are a diverse and growing department with a strength in pure mathematics, but also with a number of faculty members with interdisciplinary research programs.  The department has a thriving Ph.D. program with approximately 65 graduate students, 32 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 8 postdocs, and 15 lecturers.  We particularly welcome applications from scholars who are from populations historically underrepresented in the academy, and/or who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.

Minimum Requirements: Ph.D. in mathematics, statistics, data science, biology, neuroscience, physics, or another related field.

Candidates are asked to apply online at by submitting a standard AMS cover page, CV, publication list, research statement, teaching statement, DEI statement, at least three letters of recommendation concerning research, and at least one letter of recommendation concerning teaching.  In your DEI statement, please describe your past or planned efforts and for advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging relative to curriculum and pedagogy, mentorship, and/or service related to this position. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2023, and to receive full consideration applications must be submitted before this date.  

The University of Oregon is one of only two Pacific Northwest members of the Association of American Universities and holds the distinction of a “very high research activity” ranking in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The UO enrolls more than 20,000 undergraduate and 3,600 graduate students representing all 50 states and nearly 100 countries.   The UO is located in Eugene, a vibrant city of 180,000 with a wide range of cultural and culinary offerings, a mild climate, and a community engaged with environmental and social concerns. The Pacific Ocean, Cascade and Coast mountain ranges, deserts, forests, and many lakes are within an hour or two drive, as is the city of Portland.

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Department of Mathematics
1222 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1222