The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

Position ID: UTRGV-TTF [#24184]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Edinburg, Texas 78540, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Statistics, pure and applied mathematics, and mathematics education
Application Deadline: 2024/05/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/01/11, listed until 2024/05/31)
Position Description:    

The School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (SMSS) at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions beginning 09/01/2024, subject to funding availability. Full consideration will be given to applicants with research interests in any area of mathematics and statistics. This appointment involves teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels and requires mentoring and supervision of undergraduate and graduate students. A commitment to excellence in both research and teaching is essential, as well as providing service to the community and profession. In addition to contributing to the BS in Mathematics, BS in Statistics, MS in Applied Statistics and Data Science, MS in Mathematics, and PhD in Mathematics and Statistics with Interdisciplinary Applications, the newly hired Assistant Professor is expected to be involved in community efforts that engage the community.

The school has over 45 tenure-track and tenured faculty with active research programs in statistics, pure and applied mathematics, and mathematics education. The school offers multiple graduate and undergraduate degrees in statistics and mathematics and started a new Ph.D. program in Mathematics and Statistics with Interdisciplinary Applications in fall 2021. Excellent opportunities exist for collaborations with colleagues in several colleges and departments across the university.

Minimum Qualifications Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or Statistics or related fields at the time of the appointment as an assistant professor with demonstrated potential for research productivity and extramural funding.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications Preference will be given to candidates with an active research agenda in applied mathematics, computational mathematics, and statistics and its applications, including mathematical statistics, applied statistics and data science, computational statistics, environmental statistics, biostatistics, statistical machine learning, deep learning, and causal inference.

Preferred Qualifications Applicants with an active research program, experience in teaching a diverse student body, and the ability to use technology and pedagogy to support teaching and learning are preferred. Applicants with postdoctoral or industry experience in applied mathematics and statistics and those with experience teaching upper-level or graduate-level courses in statistics or data science are encouraged to apply. Faculty will be expected to contribute to the MS program in Mathematics, MS program in Applied Statistics and Data Science and the Ph.D. program in Mathematics and Statistics with Interdisciplinary Applications.

Salary Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience


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Contact: Dr. Timothy Huber, 956-665-2173
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University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
School of Mathematical and Statistical Science
1201 West University Drive, EMAGC 3.202
Edinburg, TX 78539
Web Page: https://www.utrgv.edu/math/