Position Number 006583
Working Title Assistant Professor
Classification Title 9-Mo Tenure-Track/ Tenured Faculty
College Col Liberal Arts & Science (Col)
Department Mathematics and Statistics
Position Designation Faculty
Employment Type Permanent - Full-time
Months per year 9
Primary Purpose of Department
The mission of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics is three-fold:
• to provide quality programs and courses of instruction in mathematical
sciences and Mathematics Education at both the undergraduate and graduate
• to foster research and other professional activity in the mathematical
sciences and Mathematics Education;
• to interact with the larger university community and with appropriate
segments of the local, state, and national communities to provide services
relating to the mathematical sciences and Mathematics Education.
The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences advances the discovery, dissemination,
and application of knowledge and creativity and – by building the academic
programs for tomorrow – educates students to be critical and imaginative
thinkers and engaged citizens for a world increasingly characterized by
diversity and change.
Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Description of Work
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation
of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines
represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities
and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty should be
interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate goals.
Teaching, Advising, Curriculum and Instructional Development – Faculty
responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include
but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course
presentation, advising and consultation, directing student research,
curriculum and instructional development, and grading student work.
Scholarly Research, Creative, and Other Professional Activities – All tenured
and tenure-track faculty are expected to participate in expanding the
knowledge base of her/his academic field by conducting research or engaging in
other creative activities as appropriate to the faculty member's discipline.
Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to research may
include but are not limited to: research/creative activity that generates new
knowledge and/or synthesizes and/or integrates existing knowledge,
publication, an on-going agenda for research, scholarly, and creative
activity, and are expected to seek extramural support for their work.
Service to University, the Public, and the Profession – All tenured and
tenure-track faculty are expected to engage in a program of service
appropriate to their discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential
functions with respect to service may include but are not limited to: service
to the administration and governance of the University, public service, and
service to the profession.
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Required qualifications include a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in statistics,
biostatistics, financial statistics, applied statistics, or other relevant
areas of mathematics; a strong research interest in data science; a commitment
to establishing a productive research program that includes effectively
involving student researchers; and a commitment to excellence in teaching at
the undergraduate and graduate levels and to building a culturally diverse
work, research, and teaching environment.
UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal
degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.
Preferred Education, Skills and Experience
This position is part of the department's effort to support the data science
program at UNC Charlotte. Therefore, preference will be given to applicants
with expertise and experience in computational statistics and data science
broadly speaking, including areas of statistics and mathematics that overlap
with recent trends in data science; a strong commitment to interdisciplinary
research and commensurate experience; and potential for external funding.
Special Notes to Applicants
Applications must be made electronically at https: // jobs.uncc.edu (position
number 006583) and must include a letter of interest that addresses the
requirements for the position; a curriculum vitae; a statement of research
plans (part of which must be a statement stating previous experience or plan
for interdisciplinary research); a statement of teaching experience,
philosophy, and interests; a statement of diversity addressing demonstrated
commitment to building a culturally diverse work, research, and teaching
environment; copies (either official or unofficial) of graduate transcripts;
and contact information for at least three (3) professional references. All
candidates are subject to a background check. Evaluations of applications will
commence on October 18, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
UNC Charlotte is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. UNC
Charlotte is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The
university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women,
persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities. The Department of
Mathematics and Statistics seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as
a reflection of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the University,
and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of
knowing and learning. Finalists will be asked to discuss the importance of the
values of diversity and inclusion for our college and departments, and how the
topics of diversity and inclusion are incorporated into and influence their
teaching, research, and service.
Job Open Date 09/02/2021
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Review of Applications will Begin 10/18/2021
Proposed Hire Date 08/15/2022
If time-limited, please indicate appointment end date
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Research Interest Statement
Statement of Research, Teaching & Leadership
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