University of Wyoming, Mathematics

1533 23660Position ID: 1533-TAP1 [#23660]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Analysis
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Laramie, Wyoming 82071, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Analysis
Application Deadline: finished (2023/10/26, finished 2024/04/02, listed until 2024/08/01)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics & Statistics at the University of Wyoming (UW) invites applications for a full-time, nine-month tenure-track/tenured faculty position in Mathematics, with a specialization in Analysis. This position is set to begin August 2024. Job duties include teaching, research, and service. 

The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to conduct high level research, obtain extramural funding, work collaboratively with other scientists, and teach a variety of courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. A competitive startup and salary package will be provided to the successful candidate. Both teaching and research are important at the University of Wyoming. Successful tenure cases require dedication and proficiency in both areas. 

The Mathematics and Statistics Department has 30 faculty members, 22 of which are active researchers work on algebra, combinatorics, graph theory, convex analysis, operator algebras, probability, numerical analysis, modeling, mathematical biology, math education, and statistics. The department is also home to 32 graduate students and maintains lively graduate programs in mathematics and statistics. The department is a part of the newly formed College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CEPS) of the University of Wyoming. This College includes 10 departments and the newly formed School of Computing. The College prides itself on research innovation, teaching excellence, industrial engagement, and broader societal impact. With a significantly increased budget, we have embarked on a transformational journey to become a Tier-1 Institution, recognized nationally for academic excellence and world-class research. This includes new state-of-the-art facilities and dedicated funding for research initiatives. We are hiring a cohort of new faculty across the College, and we seek to attract a diverse and inclusive group of talented early-stage faculty and established researchers. 

Minimum Qualifications

A PhD in Mathematics is required by the start of the appointment date. 

Desired Qualifications

Preference will be given to those applicants who can demonstrate the following: 
• A demonstrated track record or evidence of potential for excellence in research 
• Evidence of potential for obtaining extramural funding 
• Previous experience or future plans for mentoring undergraduate/graduate students 
• Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff and students 
• Evidence of excellence in teaching courses at the university level 
• Excellent communication skills 

Required Materials

Review of applications begins on December 20, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. A complete application will include the following documents: 
• A cover letter (please indicate whether you will be attending JMM 2024) 
• A curriculum vitae 
• A research statement covering the candidate’s achievements and future plans 
• A teaching statement describing how associated strategies, pedagogies, and successes will translate to departmental instruction 
• A list of at least four references (at least one of which should be able to address teaching) 

Location

The university has state of the art facilities and is a cultural center in the state of Wyoming. The university is located in Laramie, which is a town of about 30,000 located on a high plain at 7200 feet between the Laramie and Snowy Range Mountain ranges. The area has more than 300 days of sunshine a year with outdoor activities that include skiing, hiking, camping, bicycling, fishing, and climbing. Laramie is approximately 1 hour from Colorado near many of many major cities and university communities, including Fort Collins, Boulder, and Denver. 

Hiring Statement 

The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. To review the EEO is the Law Poster and its Supplement, please see The Diversity & Fairness page. 

Pursuant to Wyoming State law, W.S. 19-14-102, as amended, an honorably discharged veteran who has been a resident of the state of Wyoming for one (1) year or more at any time prior to the date when the veteran applies for employment, or any surviving spouse who was married to such veteran at the time of the veteran’s death, who is receiving federal survivor benefits based on the veteran’s military service and is applying for employment, shall receive an interview preference during the applicant screening process with the University of Wyoming. At the time of application, the applicant must possess the business capacity, competency, education or other qualifications required for the position. If disabilities do not materially interfere with performance of job duties, disabled veterans will be given preference over able-bodied veterans. Appropriate documentation of veteran status must be provided at time of application as outlined in the application process. No preference will be given to a veteran currently employed by a public department. 

We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check. 

Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.

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Contact: Roman Winter, 307-766-4221, 307-766-6838 (fax)
Email: email address
Postal Mail:
1000 E. University Ave.
Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics
Dept. 3036, Ross Hall 327
Laramie, WY 82071
Web Page: uwyo.edu/mathstats