Augusta University, Mathematics Department

Position ID: 1110-ASSISTPROF [#18767, 235140]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Augusta, Georgia 30912, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Biomathematics, Computational Math, Mathematical Modeling
Application Deadline: 2021/11/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/10/26, listed until 2021/11/26)
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The Department of Mathematics at Augusta University invites applications for a tenure-track position to begin in August 2022, with rank commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants must possess a research doctorate. Having postdoctoral experience is preferred. We are seeking candidates who can enrich our M.S. program in Biological and Computational Mathematics, so expertise in Biomathematics, computational mathematics, mathematical modeling, or various areas of differential equations is preferred. The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching and will be expected to establish an externally funded research program suitable for training both graduate and undergraduate students. Applicants will teach introductory courses, advanced undergraduate courses, and graduate courses which align with their areas of expertise. Our M.S. in Biological and Computational Mathematics admitted its first class in fall 2020 and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop new curriculum for that program and supervise graduate students in research. This is a nine-month appointment, with the possibility of summer employment. Salary and startup package will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. A research agenda that leverages extramural facilities is welcomed. The Department, located within the College of Science and Mathematics, is composed of 19 full-time faculty members with expertise across a broad spectrum of mathematical disciplines. We have a strong commitment to providing research opportunities to our students in addition to excellent instruction. Our M.S. in Biological and Computational Mathematics, while young, is growing and ambitious. We work closely with the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences in support of their undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as collaborating in their developing program in biomedical systems engineering. Furthermore, we are developing research ties with the Medical College of Georgia as we build a distinctive identity of applying mathematics to problems of human and public health. Augusta University is one of four research universities in the University System of Georgia and the state’s only public academic medical center, offering over 150 degree programs from bachelor’s to doctoral. In July 2021, the College of Science and Mathematics moved into a new-state-of-the-art building for research and teaching located on the Health Sciences Campus in close proximity to the Medical College of Georgia, Dental College of Georgia, and Georgia Cancer Center. The department is also in close proximity to the Georgia Cyber Center, which allows Georgia to work closely with the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence at Fort Gordon. Opportunities may also exist at the nearby Savanah-River Site. Augusta Georgia is the cultural center of the region, site of the Masters Golf Tournament, home of the new Georgia Cyber Center and is within easy driving distance of Atlanta, Savannah, Charleston, the Appalachian Mountains, and the Atlantic beaches.

How to Apply Apply online at Scroll to the bottom of the page and click “Open Positions for External Applicants.” Then, search for the position using the Keywords: Mathematics Faculty. Next click on Job Opening ID number: 235140, and attach a single pdf containing a cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts, teaching philosophy, and a research statement. Applicants with degrees from an institution located outside the United States must provide an educational/credential evaluation. Candidates should arrange to have four letters of recommendation directly from each reference to Lisa Hoane At least one letter should directly address the candidate’s classroom teaching. Review of applications will start November 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Conditions of Employment All candidates are required to successfully pass a background check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check. The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic graduate degrees in the form of original transcripts.

Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University and AU Medical Center are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Augusta University is an AA/EEO/Equal Access/ADA employer.

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