University of Texas at Dallas, Department of Mathematical Sciences

Position ID: UTDallas-ASSISTANTPROFESSOR [#23369]
Position Title: Faculty Position in Mathematics, Statistics, and Data Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Richardson, Texas 75080, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: (posted 2023/10/05, listed until 2024/05/01)
Position Description:    

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Mathematics, Statistics, and Data Science 
 Position Description 
The Department of Mathematical Sciences within the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics (NSM) at The University of Texas at Dallas invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level in the following areas:
 • Mathematics
 • Statistics
 • Data Science 

Successful candidates will have an outstanding record of research excellence in the field with a strong likelihood of obtaining funded grants from federal agencies; a commitment to effective and engaging teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels; and a commitment to mentoring students in the respective programs. 

The appointment commences for the fall 2024 semester. 


Minimum Education and Experience: A PhD or equivalent in Mathematics, Statistics, or a related discipline is required prior to employment; those with ABD status will be considered at the application/interviewing stage. Candidates are expected to demonstrate the ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative, engaging, and dynamic environment comprised of individuals with a range of backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. We are seeking candidates able to produce research and scholarly or creative achievements that enhance the program and the discipline, and able to deliver high quality teaching using evidence-based practices to effectively engage students from a range of backgrounds and experiences. 

The School and Department 

NSM has been a crucial anchor of UT Dallas; even before its beginnings in 1969. Its departments and research centers continue to play a vital role in the University’s transformation to one of the top research institutions in the United States. Asking fundamental questions about the universe and developing responsive tools for global dilemmas creates a powerful engine for our innovation and discovery. The School’s outstanding tenure track faculty are in areas ranging from the smallest nano-machines to the great cosmos. Its programs – several of which are highly ranked by US News and World Report – provide students with hands-on laboratory and project experience in frontier areas of fundamental and applied sciences that promises rich academic experiences and leading to exciting professional opportunities. 

The Department of Mathematical Sciences has active research programs in several areas of Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, and Actuarial Science. It has 32 tenure-stream faculty, and offers the following degree programs: BA, BS, MS and PhD in Mathematics, BS in Data Science, MS and PhD in Statistics, BS and MS in Actuarial Science, MS in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, plus Undergraduate and Graduate Certificates in Data Science. The Department of Mathematical Sciences is a Center of Actuarial Excellence of the Society of Actuaries. 

Application Instructions 

 Applicants should upload the following via the online application:
• Full curriculum vitae and cover letter summarizing their interests and qualifications for the position. 
• Statement of teaching philosophy describing their conceptualizations of teaching and learning, and teaching and    assessment methods, and how their teaching practices will engage students from a range of backgrounds and  experiences. 
• Research statement describing past, present, and future research, including how they mentor (or will mentor) student researchers and foster (or will foster) collaborative research environments; and 
• Full contact information for at least three academic or professional references. 
Priority will be given to completed applications received by November 1, 2023. Reviews will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed on May 1, 2024. 

The University and Community
UT Dallas is a top public research university located in one of the nation’s fastest-growing metropolitan regions. Our seven schools offer more than 140 undergraduate and graduate programs, plus professional certificates and fast-track programs. Our student body is 31,000 strong, reflecting students from over 100 countries and a multiplicity of identities and experiences. Over 65% of our undergraduate students receive some form of need- or merit-based financial aid; and 66% of graduating seniors have no student debt compared to 48% in Texas and 32% in the nation (2021 TICAS report). 

UT Dallas is committed to graduating well-rounded members of the global community whose education has prepared them for rewarding lives and productive careers in a constantly changing world. A diversity of people, ideas, and perspectives is crucial to our vision and mission. UT Dallas is a place where members of the community from all backgrounds are welcomed, treated fairly, and encouraged in their pursuit of excellence. 

The University has a variety of programs and initiatives to support engagement and success for all members of the campus community. Employee benefits include a range of physical and mental wellness resources. “LilyPad” lactation facilities are located throughout the campus. There are several Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) comprised of individuals who share common interests to help build community among UT Dallas faculty and staff (e.g., Universal Access ERG, Military and Veteran ERG, UT Dallas Young Professionals). 

Rich with visual and performing arts venues, museum districts, professional and semi-professional athletics teams, botanical gardens, accessible trails and so much more, the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metroplex has something for everyone to explore. UT Dallas partners with regional higher education institutions and school districts and with the Richardson Innovation Quarter (Richardson IQ), a major hub for innovation, entrepreneurship, and educational activities. 

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action 

The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living and working environment that is welcoming, respectful, and inclusive of all members of the university community. The University prohibits unlawful discrimination against a person because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. 

The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university.

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