University of Alabama, Mathematics/A&S

Position ID: 530-AP [#23034]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Optimization and Machine Learning
Application Deadline: 2024/08/01 11:59PMhelp popup** (posted 2023/09/13, listed until 2024/08/01)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics at The University of Alabama invites applications for one tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to support a newly created program in data science beginning on August 16, 2024. The department is seeking applicants in the areas of optimization and machine learning. Research of ideal candidates should have applications in a field of optimization or data sciences, which may involve but is not limited to numerical optimization and deep learning. Applicants are expected to show solid evidence of research productivity beyond the doctoral dissertation.

The University of Alabama is a student-centered research university. The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong research program and to pursue external funding and should be committed to providing stellar education to undergraduate and graduate students. In addition, the candidate should be committed to supervising undergraduate research and graduate dissertations. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in mathematics or a very closely related field by August 16, 2024.

Applicants should complete the online application at The application should include a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation (one of which concerns teaching). The recommendation letters should be submitted electronically through MathJobs ( Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis starting November 1, 2023, and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution and actively seeks diversity among its employees. We especially seek applications from candidates who have followed a non-traditional educational path, who would bring a diversity of background, experience, and viewpoint to the department, and who have demonstrated an ability to teach, mentor, and recruit diverse groups.

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Further Info:
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Department of Mathematics
University of Alabama
Box 870350
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487