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Assistant Professor of Mathematics (Statistics and Data Science)

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You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. N.C. A&T does not discriminate against any person on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Title IX Coordinator at titleixcoordinator@ncat.edu.

Posting Details

Classification Information

Classification Type EHRA

Position Overview

Primary Purpose of Position

The Department of Mathematics invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track assistant or associate professorship in Statistics and Data Science. The Department encourages persons from all areas of data science and big data analytics, image and textual mining, data visualization, bioinformactics, multivariate statistics, high performance computing or computational statistics. The Department of Mathematics seeks candidates to join a growing Department with interactive faculty.

Primary duties include, but are not limited to, teaching at both undergraduate and graduate level, conducting research, advising students, writing grant proposals, publishing in peer reviewed journals, and working collaboratively with colleagues in mathematics and other disciplines. Service to the Department, College of Science & Technology and the University is also expected.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

North Carolina A & T State University is a public, doctoral/high research and 1890 land-grant university that enrolls nearly 11,900 students. The Department of Mathematics is an academic unit within the College of Science and Technology, seeking to provide undergraduate and graduate students with an inviting environment that inspires them to become leaders in their fields and areas of expertise. The Department of Mathematics offers degree programs in Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, and Mathematics Education at the B.S. level, Applied Mathematics at the M.S. level, as well as Master of Arts in Teaching Mathematics. The Mathematics faculty have a strong involvement with two interdisciplinary doctoral programs: Energy and Environmental Systems Ph.D. program, and Computational Science and Engineering Ph.D. program. The Department of Mathematics enrolled over 70 undergraduate majors and 21 master’s students in fall 2017 and currently has 23 tenured or tenure-track faculty and 4 full-time non-tenure-track faculty. In the 2016-2017 academic year, the Department graduated 8 undergraduate students and 11 master’s students. In terms of student credit hours taught, it is, as befits a STEM oriented university, the largest department in the College of Science and Technology.

Minimum Requirements

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics or Data Science by the anticipated date of appointment, experience and track record indicating excellent potential to conduct research and advise students, and ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

Preference given to those whose research expertise and interests lie in the areas of data science and big data analytics, image and textual mining, data visualization, bioinformactics, multivariate statistics, high performance computing or computational statistics.

For appointment as associate professor, applicants should show evidence of excellence in teaching, learning and student success, and have an established research reputation, including success in securing extramural funding, record of publications and supervision of graduate students.

Required License or Certification

N/A

Position Information

Working Title Assistant Professor of Mathematics (Statistics and Data Science)
Position Number 001554
Salary Range Commensurate with education and experience
FLSA Exempt
Position Type Faculty
Appointment Type Permanent - Full-time
Tenure Track Yes
FTE
If Time Limited, Appointment Length

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number EPA0552
Open Date 11/03/2017
Close Date - for postings that do not use Open Until Filled
Open Until Filled Yes
Open Until Filled Minimum Application Period Postings: Positions remaining posted after this date are continuing to accept applications, but may close at any time. Applications received by this date will receive full consideration, applications received after this date may receive consideration depending upon the status of the search 01/02/2018
Date Position Available August 2018
Special Instructions to Applicant

You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application.

Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks.

North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

N.C. A&T does not discriminate against any person on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Title IX Coordinator at titleixcoordinator@ncat.edu.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have or will you have a Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics or Data Science at the time of anticipated appointment date?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience in securing externally funded research contracts and grants in areas related to this position?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No, but in other unrelated areas
  3. * Please describe your peer-refereed journal publications in statistics, biostatistcs, advanced data analytics or data science:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Letter of Interest
  4. Research Statement
  5. Bachelor's Degree - Copy of transcripts
  6. Master's Degree - Copy of transcripts
  7. Ph.D. - Copy of transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD-214)