Assistant Professor

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

United States

October 18, 2021

Description

Position Information 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 levels; • 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.

To view the complete Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty document visit our website: https:// provost.uncc.edu/academic-budget-personnel/handbook/search-committee

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.

Minimum Experience/Education

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.

Necessary Licenses/Certifications 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 Contact Information

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  • Research Interest Statement
  • Statement of Research, Teaching & Leadership
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  • Diversity Statement
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