Data Analysis

Location
Tuscaloosa
Posted
Sep 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0810938

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 (http://ati.ua.edu) or the Alabama Water Institute (http://awi.ua.edu) 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.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: 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 (http://ati.ua.edu) or the Alabama Water Institute (http://awi.ua.edu) 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 http://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/41526. 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 (www.mathjobs.org) or should be sent electronically to: math@ua.edu. 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.

Special Instructions: Applicants should complete the online application at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/41526. 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 (www.mathjobs.org) or should be sent electronically to: math@ua.edu. 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.

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