University of Texas at Dallas, Department of Mathematical Sciences

Position ID: UTDallas-MATH [#20718]
Position Title: Assistant Professor - Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Richardson, Texas 75080, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: finished (2022/09/19, finished 2023/08/03)
Position Description:    

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Assistant Professor - Mathematics

Position Description

The Department of Mathematical Sciences within the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at The University of Texas at Dallas invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Mathematics.

Successful candidates will have an outstanding record of research excellence in the field with strong likelihood of funded grants from federal agencies; a commitment to effective and engaging teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels; and a commitment to mentoring students in the respective programs.


Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent in Mathematics or a closely related field. All candidates should demonstrate their commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and service, which includes a strong commitment to principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. All candidates are expected to work effectively in a highly collaborative, engaging, and dynamic environment comprised of individuals of diverse backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. The appointment commences in fall 2023. A doctoral degree is required prior to joining; those with ABD status will be considered at the application/interviewing stage.

The Department of Mathematical Sciences

The University of Texas at Dallas is a rapidly growing university with ambitious plans to advance in education and research. The Department of Mathematical Sciences has active research programs in several areas of Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, and Actuarial Science. It has 33 tenure-stream faculty, and offers the following degree programs: BA, BS, MS and PhD in Mathematics, BS in Data Science, MS and PhD in Statistics, BS and MS in Actuarial Science, MS in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, plus Undergraduate and Graduate Certificates in Data Science.

Application Instructions

Applicants should upload the following via the online application at :

• Cover letter and full curriculum vitae summarizing their interests and their qualifications for the position, including past and/or anticipated future efforts to advance diversity, equity and inclusion;

• Statement of teaching philosophy describing (at a minimum) their conceptualizations of teaching and learning, teaching and assessment methods, and how their teaching philosophy and practices foster (or will foster) equitable and inclusive learning environments;

• Statement of research interests describing (at a minimum) past, present, and future research and how they have fostered (or will foster) equitable and inclusive research environments; and

• Full contact information for at least three academic or professional references.

Reviews will commence as completed applications are received and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed on April 1, 2023. Priority will be given to completed applications received by October 5, 2022.

The University and Community

Rich with visual and performing arts venues, museum districts, professional and semi-professional athletics teams, botanical gardens, accessible trails and so much more, the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metroplex has something for everyone to explore. UT Dallas partners with regional higher education institutions and school districts and with the Richardson Innovation Quarter (Richardson IQ), a major hub for innovation, entrepreneurship and educational activities.

UT Dallas is committed to graduating well-rounded members of the global community whose education has prepared them for rewarding lives and productive careers in a constantly changing world. A diversity of people, ideas and perspectives is crucial to our vision and mission. UT Dallas is a place where members of the community from all backgrounds are welcomed, treated fairly, and encouraged in their pursuit of excellence.

UT Dallas is consistently ranked among the “Best of the Best Colleges” for LGBTQ Inclusion by Campus Pride. The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion hosts a variety of programs and initiatives to cultivate a culture of equity and belonging for all members of the campus community. “LilyPad” lactation facilities are located throughout campus. The University currently supports several Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that are communities of faculty and staff from various identities along with advocates and allies (e.g., Black Faculty and Staff Alliance, Universal Access ERG, Military and Veteran ERG).

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action

The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living and working environment that is welcoming, respectful and inclusive of all members of the university community. The University prohibits unlawful discrimination against a person because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.

The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university.

Application Materials Required:
Those requested in the position description.

Further Info:
email address
Mathematical Sciences
800 West Campbell Road
Richardson, TX 75080