University of Houston, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: 370-FAC003200 [#23712]
Position Title: Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor- Statistics and Data Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Houston, Texas 772004, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Statistics and Data Science
Application Deadline: (posted 2023/11/01, listed until 2024/05/01)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and the Department of Health Systems & Population Health Sciences in the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston invite applications from candidates working in Statistics and Data Science for an Assistant or Associate Professor position with tenure to begin in August 2024. This position is within the Presidential Frontier Faculty program. The Presidential Frontier Faculty program is a university-wide integrated interdisciplinary hiring campaign that is overseen by central university leadership and encompasses hiring a large cohort of faculty to work on health, energy, sustainability, and security.

We are especially interested in someone with expertise in Statistics and Data Science with applications to bio-medical sciences who would develop strategic connections between the research teams in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and the College of Medicine. This is a joint position with 75% at the Department of Mathematics in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and 25% at the Department of Health Systems & Population Health Sciences in the College of Medicine. The successful candidate will develop and teach courses within the curriculum of both departments, supervise student scholarly projects, and collaborate with researchers within both departments and across the university. Candidates whose research has applications to accessible health care and disease control, drug discovery and development, healthcare innovation, and sustainable communities & infrastructure are particularly encouraged to apply.

The Department of Mathematics and the Department of Health Systems and Population Health Sciences are seeking outstanding candidates with the potential for exceptional research, excellence in teaching, and a commitment to enhancing our university in all aspects of academic life.

Salary and rank commensurate with experience.

The University of Houston is responsive to the need of dual-career couples.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution and recognizes protected classes of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), genetic information, religion, age (40 and above), national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or status, and gender expression as required by federal law. Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Qualifications A minimum requirement for this position is a Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, Mathematics, or a related field. Rank and salary commensurate with experience.

Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of the final candidates. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal background check.

To be considered for the position, candidates must complete an application through the official job posting site for the University of Houston. https://uhs.taleo.net/careersection/ex2_uhf/jobdetail.ftl?job=FAC003200&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=America%2FChicago

Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application: ● Cover Letter ● Curriculum Vitae ● Research Statement ● Statement of Teaching Philosophy ● Name and Contact Information for four references, of which one addresses teaching (letters to be submitted by the reference writers) Search committee chair contact: Dr. Mikyoung Jun (mjun@central.uh.edu)

The evaluation of candidates will start on November 20, 2023. Applications even after this date are encouraged and will be considered until the position is filled.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
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Department of Mathematics
University of Houston
4800 Calhoun
Houston, TX 77204-3008