University of Delaware, Mathematical Sciences

Position ID: Delaware-TTDS [#23585]
Position Title: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Data Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Newark, Delaware 19716, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Data Science
Application Deadline: 2023/11/13 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/10/20, finished 2024/05/03, listed until 2024/04/20)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematical Sciences seeks an exceptional candidate for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the mathematics of data science. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of significant research achievements in the mathematics of data science; strong potential for obtaining external research funding in the area; relevant knowledge and willingness to engage in meeting department and university teaching and service needs in data science; experiences showing promise of effective teaching at the undergraduate level; interest in advising and teaching at the PhD level; and a commitment to creating an inclusive classroom environment. The successful candidate is expected to strengthen and broaden multiple research initiatives in the department and on campus, such as the Data Science Institute ( and to enhance our undergraduate programs in mathematics and data science and our dual-degree MS in data science with PhD in mathematics or applied mathematics.

Applicants must have received a doctoral degree in mathematics, applied mathematics, or a closely related discipline by the start date of the position. Research-active faculty typically have a 2–1 teaching load. Compensation packages are highly competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. The UD benefits package is one of the best in the nation.

MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AT UD: The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Delaware ( is within the College Arts and Sciences and strives to create a diverse and inclusive environment in the workplace. It has about 30 research-active faculty in the areas of analysis, discrete mathematics, computational and applied mathematics (including mathematical biology and medicine, fluids and materials science, and inverse problems), probability, mathematics of quantum science, and mathematics education. The department has a strong record of attracting external research funding, and the university has an active data science research community ( The department offers doctoral programs in mathematics and applied mathematics, with an enrollment of about 50 PhD students, and offers a dual-degree PhD with a masters in data science. It also offers undergraduate programs in mathematics, actuarial sciences, applied mathematics, math and data science, math and economics, and secondary math education. TO APPLY: Review of applications will begin on November 13, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit the following materials through the MathJobs system: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a research statement describing achievements and plans for future work, and a teaching statement. In their teaching statement, candidates are encouraged to describe their efforts to promote an inclusive culture in the classroom. In addition, candidates should request that at least three letters of recommendation be submitted through MathJobs. At least one letter should address the candidate's teaching ability.

Questions, but not application materials, may be e-mailed to Professor Tobin Driscoll at with “Tenure-track Position” in the subject line. The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at

The University of Delaware is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and Title IX institution.  For the University’s complete non-discrimination statement, please visit  A recipient of a NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award, UD has a service to assist dual-career couples and supports work-life balance through family-friendly policies.

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Further Info:
Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of Delaware
15 Orchard Rd., Ewing 501
Newark, DE 19716