Assistant Professor in Mathematics AI (68515)
Jan 11, 2021
The Department of Mathematics at the University of Florida invites applications for one full-time, nine-month tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor to begin August 16, 2021. This search is part of a campus wide effort by the University of Florida to expand the role of AI in higher education and research (https://ai.ufl.edu); we therefore welcome applicants in areas related to AI and data science, broadly construed. This includes, but is not limited to, probability and stochastic processes, dynamical systems, machine learning, optimization, image and signal processing, and numerical analysis. The University is home to HiPerGator, one of the most powerful high-performance computers at a US public university (www.rc.ufl.edu/services/hipergator/). We particularly encourage applicants whose research program can utilize resources available at the University of Florida and specifically the new HiPerGator AI NVIDIA GPU SuperPod (https://news.ufl.edu/2020/07/nvidia-partnership/) while developing high impact research programs.
The Department of Mathematics is committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ability, class, ethnicity/race, gender identity and expression. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville community enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities.
Candidates should already have a strong established research program that complements ongoing research in the Department of Mathematics, a compelling plan for future research, and the ability to supervise both graduate and undergraduate research projects. A Ph.D. degree in Mathematics or a closely related field is required.
Applications must be submitted online via mathjobs and at http://apply.interfolio.com/82455. All applications must include: (1) a cover letter, (2) a complete curriculum vitae including a list of publications, (3) a research statement summarizing the applicant’s qualifications, past research, and future research plans, (4) a statement of teaching experience and interest, and (5) three confidential letters of recommendation sent on their behalf to their Interfolio submission packet.
For full consideration, applications should be submitted by January 31, 2021, at which time the committee will begin reviewing applications. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee until the position is filled.
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.
The successful candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).
Questions may be addressed to the Search Committee Chair, Professor Philip Boyland ([email protected]).