American University of Sharjah

Position ID: 1876-FP [#24178]
Position Title: Faculty Position in Data Science
Position Location: Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: 2024/02/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/01/11)
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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at American University of Sharjah (AUS) is now accepting applications for full-time regular faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing August 2024. In exceptional cases, an appointment at a higher rank than Assistant Professor may be considered. Applicants with a strong research potential in data science or data mining will be considered. A PhD in Statistics, Mathematics, or Applied Mathematics is required by the appointment start date. Evidence of excellence in teaching at all levels of the curriculum and strong communication skills in English are expected. Experience in North American-style higher education is highly desirable. A complete application consists of two PDF files. The first file contains a cover letter, a teaching statement, and a research statement. The second file contains the candidate's curriculum vitae along with contact details of three references for letters of recommendation. At least one reference letter should focus on the applicant's teaching abilities. For full consideration, applications must be received by February 1, 2024. Apply at The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at AUS offers diverse programs, including a Master of Science in Mathematics, a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, minors in applied and computational mathematics, actuarial mathematics, and data science. Our student body covers a large array of nationalities and enjoys a diverse and inclusive environment. The department currently consists of 24 full-time faculty members who are actively engaged in original research in different areas of mathematics and statistics. Multidisciplinary and collaborative research is highly encouraged and supported. Learn more about the department at

Situated nearby Sharjah International Airport in the expansive University City area, and only 30 minutes from Dubai International Airport, AUS is located in a dynamic and cosmopolitan area that includes abundant opportunities for travel, entertainment, cultural experiences and natural beauty. Salary and benefits are competitive.

American University of Sharjah is a not-for-profit, independent, coeducational institution of higher education formed on American models but thoroughly grounded in Arab culture. Located in University City, Sharjah, AUS offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 5,800 students from approximately 90 nations. English is the language of instruction and the workplace. AUS has been ranked among the top ten Arab universities by QS World University Rankings every year for the past nine consecutive years.

AUS is licensed and its programs are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation of the Ministry of Education’s Higher Education Affairs Division in the United Arab Emirates. AUS has been accredited in the United States of America by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (1007 North Orange Street, 4th Floor, MB #166, Wilmington, DE 19801 USA) since June 2004.

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