Mathematics and Statistics, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Position Title: Assistant Professor in Mathematical Finance
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Charlotte, North Carolina 28223-0001, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematical Finance
Starting Date: 2018/08/15
Application Deadline: (offers accepted posted 2017/11/01, listed until 2018/05/01)
Position Description:    

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Tenure-track assistant professorship in mathematical finance at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte starting August, 2018. Required qualifications include a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in mathematics, statistics or a related field, with demonstrated research interest in any area related to mathematical finance including stochastic calculus, derivative pricing, computational methods including Monte Carlo, risk theory, high frequency finance and empirical finance and a commitment to establishing a productive research program. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to teach at the graduate and undergraduate lev- els, and foster engagement with students in a diverse academic environment. Applicants with a strong commitment to interdisciplinary research and commensurate experience, potential for external funding are highly desirable. Applications must be made electronically at (position number 006558) and must include a letter of interest that addresses the requirements for the position, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans (part of which must be a statement stating previous experience or plan for interdisciplinary research), a statement of teaching experience, philosophy, and interests, and copies (either official or unofficial) of graduate transcripts. Applicants must also arrange to have three letters of reference on appropriate letter- head stationery forwarded (in PDF format, if submitted electronically) on their behalf to Mathematical Finance Search Committee, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223, or via email to Ms. Sarah Hornbeck ( with “Mathematical Finance Position Reference” in the subject line. Evaluations of applications will commence on January 10, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a doctoral, research intensive university located in one of the nation’s fastest growing metropolitan areas on an expanding, modern campus. One of sixteen campuses in one of the oldest public university systems in the United States, UNC Charlotte offers over 29,000 students a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. As the largest college at UNC Charlotte, the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CLAS) houses 20 departments in the humanities, social sciences, physical sciences and military sciences, as well as 24 applied research centers and interdisciplinary programs. It offers eight doctoral degrees, 34 master’s degrees and graduate certificates and 34 undergraduate degrees. With close to sixty full-time faculty and staff members, over 450 undergraduate majors and a robust Ph.D. pro- gram, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics is the largest department in the university. Faculty research interests include such fields as algebra, analysis, computational mathematics, differential equations, mathematical finance, inverse problems, mathematical physics, topology, statistics, and biostatistics. CLAS is proud to be a college with diverse faculty, staff and students. Finalists will be asked to discuss the importance of the values of diversity and inclusion for our college and departments, and how the topics of diversity and inclusion may be incorporated into their teaching and research. As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. All candidates are subject to a background check.

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Contact: Sarah Hornbeck, 704-687-5581
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Sarah Hornbeck
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28223
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