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Location:Tuscaloosa, AL
Company:The University of Alabama
First posted:August 30, 2017
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Posting Details
Posting Details (Default Section) Requisition Number: 0810938

Number of Open Positions: 2

Position Title: Assistant Professor

Other Title Information: Data Analysis

Position Type: Faculty

Organization: 204451 - MATHEMATICS

Position Summary:

The Department of Mathematics at The University of Alabama invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level, in data analysis, specializing in optimization, machine learning, probability, stochastic processes, or mathematical statistics. The two positions will begin on August 16, 2018. The Department is seeking applicants that will interact with either the Alabama Transportation Institute ((please use the apply button below)) or the Alabama Water Institute ((please use the apply button below)) through their scholarly activities. The department also expects the new faculty to be able to teach stochastic processes and/or statistics at the advanced undergraduate and graduate level.

The University of Alabama is a student-centered research university. The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong research program and to pursue external funding, and should be committed to providing stellar education to undergraduate and graduate students. In addition, the candidate should be committed to supervising undergraduate research and graduate dissertations. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in mathematics or a very closely related field by August 16, 2018. Preference will be given to applicants with postdoctoral experience.

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The Department of Mathematics at The University of Alabama invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level, in data analysis, specializing in optimization, machine learning, probability, stochastic processes, or mathematical statistics. The two positions will begin on August 16, 2018. The Department is seeking applicants that will interact with either the Alabama Transportation Institute ((please use the apply button below)) or the Alabama Water Institute ((please use the apply button below)) through their scholarly activities. The department also expects the new faculty to be able to teach stochastic processes and/or statistics at the advanced undergraduate and graduate level.

The University of Alabama is a student-centered research university. The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong research program and to pursue external funding, and should be committed to providing stellar education to undergraduate and graduate students. In addition, the candidate should be committed to supervising undergraduate research and graduate dissertations. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in mathematics or a very closely related field by August 16, 2018. Preference will be given to applicants with postdoctoral experience.

Applicants should complete the online application at (please use the apply button below). The application should include a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, a research statement (addressing your own research as well as possible affiliation with ATI and/or AWI ), a teaching statement (including teaching stochastic processes and/or statistics), and three letters of recommendation (one of which concerns teaching in general and possibility of teaching stochastic processes and/or statistics). The recommendation letters should be submitted electronically through MathJobs ((please use the apply button below)) or should be sent electronically to: (see application details). Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis starting October 30, and will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled. Interviews may start as early as mid to late November. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Women, Hispanic, African-American and other minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about the department and the university visit our website at math.ua.edu.

Additional Position Information:

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Search Initiation Date: 08/31/2017

Expected Starting Date: 08/16/2018

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should complete the online application at (please use the apply button below). The application should include a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, a research statement (addressing your own research as well as possible affiliation with ATI and/or AWI ), a teaching statement (including teaching stochastic processes and/or statistics), and three letters of recommendation (one of which concerns teaching in general and possibility of teaching stochastic processes and/or statistics). The recommendation letters should be submitted electronically through MathJobs ((please use the apply button below)) or should be sent electronically to: (see application details). Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis starting October 30, and will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled. Interviews may start as early as mid to late November. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Women, Hispanic, African-American and other minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about the department and the university visit our website at math.ua.edu.

College/School/Division: Arts and Sciences

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