University of Maryland Baltimore County, Mathematics/Statistics

911 23771Position ID: UMBC-TTASSTPROF [#23771]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Applied Math
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Baltimore, Maryland 21250, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Applied Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2023/12/07 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/11/06, finished 2024/03/08, listed until 2024/03/06)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County
(UMBC) has an opening for a tenure track faculty position in Applied Mathematics, starting from
August 2024. The appointment is 9 months per year. Candidates should have finished their PhD
in applied mathematics (or a related field) before their appointment start date, and show
promise for a career in research and teaching. A successful candidate should have a strong
background in applied and/or computational mathematics, conduct independent research and
possess research synergy with current faculty members, and teach courses in the Department
of Mathematics and Statistics, UMBC. We welcome strong applications from candidates in all
areas of applied mathematics, with priority given to candidates with expertise in
optimization/data science. A commitment to securing external funding is expected. The
Department of Mathematics and Statistics is committed to the UMBC and departmental mission
of inclusion. We are particularly interested in candidates who demonstrate an active
commitment to inclusion of underserved and/or underrepresented populations in research,
teaching, leadership, and/or service.

Applicants should submit (a) a curriculum vitae that includes publications; (b) a description of
research interests and research plans; (c) a brief teaching statement; (d) a statement of
commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access in higher education; and (e) have at least
three letters of recommendation submitted on their behalf.

Applicants should apply using the Interfolio system:

Applications submitted by December 7th, 2023 will be given full consideration, although
applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Early application is

UMBC is a Carnegie classified R1 institution, as well as an MSI (a Minority Serving Institution,
as classified by the US Dept. of the Interior), in Baltimore County, Maryland. The campus is 15
minutes by car from Baltimore City, and 45 minutes from the Washington D.C. metro area.
UMBC has both Applied Mathematics and Statistics PhD and masters programs which serve the
greater Baltimore-Washington region. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has active
research areas across applied mathematics and statistics.
UMBC and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics are dedicated to creating an inclusive,
collegial environment where all faculty members can achieve excellence. UMBC is the recipient
of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the participation of women
in academic careers. Thus, candidates from diverse backgrounds, including women, minorities,
individuals with disabilities and other traditionally under-represented groups in the sciences, are
strongly encouraged to apply. Interest and experience in working with a diverse student and
faculty population is valued. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has close ties with
the nationally-acclaimed Meyerhoff Scholars Program. Our faculty members have taught in the
Meyerhoff summer bridge program for decades. Several faculty members actively participate in
the Women in Science and Engineering group, as well as the Advanced Leadership Cohort
program. Information on faculty diversity initiatives and faculty groups is available at: UMBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. As
an institution that receives federal financial assistance, UMBC adheres to Title IX and does not
discriminate on the basis of sex. Information about Title IX and contact information for the Title
IX Coordinator is available at:
For further information, inquiries can be directed to the co-chairs of the search committee:
Hye-Won Kang:
Bedrich Sousedik:
Mathematics and Statistics Homepage:

The UMBC is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. UMBC values gender, ethnic and racial diversity; women, members of ethnic minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. UMBC is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the participation of women in academic careers.

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