Assistant Professor - Tenure Track - UMD Mathematics and Statistics
Job posting number: #7183645
Posted: September 29, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionAbout the Job
The Mathematics and Statistics Department in the Swenson College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position that will begin on August 19, 2024. This is a full-time, 9-month position. The priority areas for this hire are statistics, data science, or actuarial science. Researchers with expertise in applied math are also welcome to apply. Our department is invested in supporting research scholars, and a successful candidate will establish a robust and independent research program, which includes mentorship and advising of undergraduates and graduate students. We encourage and expect faculty to seek external research funding. Faculty members contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching, advising, and mentoring, while supporting diversity, equity, inclusion, and a commitment to justice. We are seeking a candidate who will participate in program and course development. Service to the Department, College, and University is also a requirement of faculty at UMD. Please see https://z.umn.edu/scsecareers for more information.
The University of Minnesota Duluth values of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to achieving excellence. We are especially interested in recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty to maintain the excellence of the Department, College, and University, and to offer students interdisciplinary perspectives and varied ways of knowing and learning. We strongly encourage scholars who are women, Indigenous, LGBTQIA+, Black, Latin American, Asian American, Hawaiian/Island Pacific, or mixed race, and scholars with disabilities to apply. We favor candidates who can contribute to the College's distinctive educational objectives, which promote intercultural understanding with social responsibility and the ethical implications of knowledge and action.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in statistics, applied math, or a closely related field by July 1, 2024.
Experience with effective and innovative teaching methods, such as active learning.
About the Department
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is committed to providing engaging and contemporary and effective learning environments for all students. We offer undergraduate programs in Mathematics, Statistics, and Actuarial Science, and a master’s program in Mathematical Sciences. Opportunities exist for collaboration with faculty across campus, as well as scientists at the Natural Resources Research Institute, the Large Lakes Observatory, the Institute on the Environment, and various local, state, and federal agencies.