Mathematical Sciences

School of Natural Sciences & Mathematics

Faculty Search

Tenure Track Positions in Mathematics and Statistics

The Department of Mathematical Sciences within the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at The University of Texas at Dallas invites applications for tenure-system faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level in the following general areas:

Mathematics – all areas of Mathematics

Statistics – all areas of Statistics

Data Science – mathematical or statistical aspects

Actuarial Science.

Successful candidates will have an outstanding record of research excellence in the field; a commitment to effective and engaged teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels; and a commitment to mentoring students in the respective programs. For the positions in Mathematics, Statistics, and Data Science, candidates must have a PhD (or equivalent) in Mathematics, Statistics, or a closely related field. For the position in Actuarial Science, candidates must have a PhD (or equivalent) in Actuarial Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Risk Management, or a closely related field, and additionally have actuarial credentials such as an Associate or a Fellow of a professional actuarial organization.

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 and Statistics. It has 30 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, and a Graduate Certificate in Data Science.

Candidates should have an earned doctoral degree appropriate to the academic discipline and a record of productivity and professional achievement. For the Actuarial Science position, additional actuarial credentials such as an Associate or a Fellow of a professional actuarial organization.

To apply, candidates should submit a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae with a complete publication record, a detailed statement of research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the contact information for at least three references via the online application available at this link: https://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/13266. For candidates with prior teaching experience, recent teaching evaluations are required.

Evaluation of applications will start on November 15, 2019, and will continue until the positions are filled. For more information, contact Dr. Min Chen, chair of the search committee, by email at [email protected].