College of Arts and Sciences - Assistant Professor - Tenure Track - Mathematics
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Internal Number: 9719
Position Number: 20007
School/College: College of Arts and Sciences
The Department of Mathematics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position (9 months) in statistics beginning August 15, 2022. Applicants whose research is focused on probability and statistics, including computational aspects of these areas, are encouraged to apply. Those with expertise in applications are of particular interest in this search.
Applicants should have demonstrated the potential to excel in the research areas mentioned above and in teaching at all levels of instruction. They should also be committed to professional service including departmental service. A Ph.D. in mathematics or a related field is required, and post-doc experience is preferred.
40% – TEACHING: Teach a combination of required and elective Mathematics courses at the Undergraduate and Graduate level. Hold regular office hours for students involved in classes taught. Participate in the academic and professional mentoring and advising of undergraduate and graduate students. Participate in the research advising of students including serving as an advisor of projects in our Fast-track program and as a dissertation/thesis for graduate students.
40% – RESEARCH: Conduct and publish research commensurate with a Carnegie level 1 research university (quantity, quality, significance, and impact are to be considered). Research, write, and publish in area of specialty in peer reviewed journals/books. Maintain an active and productive research program. Attend and present findings at professional conferences.
20% – SERVICE: Serve on departmental, College, and/or University committees and contribute actively to the workings of the University community. Participate in professional service.
Applicants must complete both the UAB and MathJobs applications with the following materials for the application to be complete: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae with a publication list, a statement of future research plans, a statement on teaching experience and philosophy, and minimally, three professional references with at least one recommendation writer addressing teaching experience and ability.
The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) treasures the rich diversity of our student body and is committed to their success. Members of the CAS community are expected to reflect their value for inclusive excellence in both their work and learning environment as well as in their efforts to serve and engage the community.
Collegiality: All faculty members are expected to act in a manner that promotes collegial relationships and shows respect toward students, staff, and colleagues. Faculty members are expected to meet satisfactory standards of performance in all areas of responsibility and to carry out those responsibilities.
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Assignment Category: Full-Time
Tenure Status: Tenure Track
1. A Ph.D. in Mathematics or related field is expected by the start date of the appointment (08-15-2022).
2. Demonstrated ability to work in interdisciplinary and collaborative environments.
3. A proven record or demonstration for high potential in research and publications.
4. Demonstrated ability to teach effectively at undergraduate and graduate levels.
Applicants whose research is focused on probability and statistics, including computational aspects of these areas, are encouraged to apply. Those with expertise in applications are of particular interest in this search. Post-doc experience is preferred.
Pre-Employment Background Check:
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