Assistant Professor, Mathematics

University of Central Florida

United States

January 20, 2022

Description

Assistant Professor, Mathematics

Apply now Job no: 501709 Work type: Faculty Location: Main Campus (Orlando) Categories: Sciences

Classification Title:

Assistant Professor, Mathematics

Administrative Title:

No Administrative Function

Job Description:

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-earning assistant professor, anticipated to begin in August 2022.

The selected candidate will have an active research program in mathematics with strong interests in interdisciplinary research in AI, machine learning, and data sciences. We are especially interested in a mathematician who has worked in areas such as computational topology, computational number theory, combinatorial optimization, coding theory, and quantum computing. The ideal candidate will be an individual who can contribute through their research, teaching and service to the diversity and excellence of our academic community and foster an environment in which faculty, staff and students from a variety of backgrounds, cultures and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive.

The Department of Mathematics at UCF offers a full range of mathematics courses for its B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. programs, in addition to providing service courses for the university's general education program and STEM majors. The faculty carries out active research projects funded by various funding agencies. For more information about the teaching and research at UCF Department of Mathematics, please visit https:// sciences.ucf.edu/math/.

The College of Sciences (COS) houses most of the university's natural, computational, and social sciences in eight departments, two schools, and several centers. The college's programs play a key role in advancing UCF as a national research university that is determined to help students from all backgrounds achieve success. For more information, please visit https: // sciences.ucf.edu/.

UCF, located in Orlando, Florida, is classified as a Very High Research Activity university by the Carnegie Foundation. With a diverse student body of more than 70,000 students, UCF is one of the largest universities in the country. The university offers more than 200-degree programs. UCF is committed to diversity and is designated a Hispanic-Serving Institution. For more information, please visit https:// www. ucf.edu.

Department:

AA-College of Sciences, Department of Mathematics

Type of Appointment:

Regular

Advertised Annual Salary:

Negotiable

Minimum Qualifications:

A doctorate in Mathematics from an accredited institution by the time of application is required. In addition, the selected applicant is expected to show evidence of an established research program, and to show evidence that they can teach at both graduate and undergraduate levels and supervise graduate and undergraduate students.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates who have postdoctoral research experience, have strong potential for external funding, and demonstrate dedication and commitment to teaching.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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Additional Application Materials Required:

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website, https: // www. ucf.edu/jobs/. In addition to the online application, interested candidates should upload: a current CV, a letter of interest, and statements of research and teaching. Additionally, candidate must provide the names and contact information for three professional references.

NOTE: Please have all application documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

Review of applications will begin in early January 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Eduardo Teixeira, Search Committee Chair, at eduardo.teixeira@ucf.edu.

Florida Clause:

Unless explicitly stated in the job posting, it is UCF's expectation is that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.

Additional Requirements related to Research Positions:

Pursuant to Florida State Statute 1010.35, prior to offering employment to certain individuals in research related positions , UCF is required to conduct additional screening. Applicants subject to additional screening include any citizen of a foreign country who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of education, employment, or training in China, Cuba, Iran, Russia, North Korea, Syria, or Venezuela.

The additional screening requirements only apply to research-related positions , including, but not limited to faculty, graduate positions, individuals compensated by research grants or contract funds, post-doctoral positions, undergraduate positions, visiting assistant professors, and visiting research associates.

These requirements do not apply to U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents if the employment or training was/is through an agency of the U.S. Government. For more information on what information must be provided and the screening process, please see: https: // corona.research.ucf.edu/screening-process-for- research-positions/.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Central Florida is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: https:// www. oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request. The UCF's affirmative action plans for qualified individuals with disabilities and protected Veterans are available for inspection in the Office for Institutional Equity, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., upon request.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

Advertised: January 14, 2022 Eastern Standard Time Applications close: Open until filled

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