Montana Technological University, Mathematical Sciences

Position ID: 3072-AP [#23243]
Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Butte, Montana 59701, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Statistics, or Data Science
Application Deadline: 2023/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/09/28, listed until 2024/03/28)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Montana Tech is pleased to announce an opening for an Assistant or Associate Professor with expertise in Data Science. Montana Technological University, a regionally accredited college in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, primarily offers degrees in the sciences and engineering. The Mathematical Sciences Department offers undergraduate majors in Mathematics (with options in applied mathematics and statistics) and Data Science. The normal teaching load is 9 credits per semester. The primary duties of the position are to teach courses in data science and statistics. Additional responsibilities could include, but are not limited to, advising Data Science and statistics majors, overseeing student research projects, and participating in curriculum redesign.

Applications received by December 1, 2023 will be guaranteed full review and consideration. Applications received after that date may be considered until an adequate applicant pool has been established.


Teach 9 credits per semester of data science, mathematics, and/or statistics. Additional responsibilities could include, but are not limited to, advising Data Science or mathematics majors, overseeing student projects, participating in curriculum redesign.

Required Qualifications: PhD in Statistics, Mathematics, or Data Science awarded by August 2024 Ability to teach a wide variety of mathematics and statistics courses within the current curriculum

Preferred Qualifications: Previous teaching experience in college level mathematics, statistics, and/or Data Science Evidence of effective teaching Experience and/or expertise with data visualization, simulation, and/or statistical methods that support our current course offerings in Data Science Ability to teach courses using Python and R Demonstrated research expertise in data science areas such as: machine/deep learning, big data mining and analytics, visualizing and communication data, data driven modeling and prediction, rich media data processing, database systems for analytics, quantitative social science, statistical learning

For full consideration application materials must be complete.

Please include: Cover letter addressing qualifications, Resume Contact information for 3 professional references. One-page teaching statement One-page statement of current research interests List of courses taught in the past three years Copies of graduate transcripts, unofficial transcripts are acceptable

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Contact: Hilary Risser
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1300 W. Park
Butte, MT 59701
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