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Assistant Professor in Computational Mathematics - Mathematics and Statistics #00082810

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Job Title: Assistant Professor in Computational Mathematics - Mathematics and Statistics #00082810
Location: Rolla
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 43265
Hiring Department

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Application DeadlineFor full consideration, applications should be received by October 28, 2022. The review process will continue until the position is filled. Full Time/Part TimeFull Time, Benefit Eligible Job Description

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) invites applications for the position of a tenure-track assistant professor, with an anticipated starting date of August 2023.

The department seeks a promising scholar in computational mathematics, especially in computational data science.

Computational mathematics is one of the two core competency areas outlined in the department´s strategic plan. The information about the computational mathematics group at Missouri S&T can be found at

This position is part of a cluster hire that will bring several new faculty members to the department in related areas, including the inaugural Gary W. Havener Endowed Department Chair who will join the department in Fall 2022.

An applicant must submit the following materials online through both AMS MathJobs site and Missouri S&T's Human Resources (HR) Office website ( to Position #00082810: Curriculum Vitae, research statement, and teaching statement. In addition to these items, four reference letters, including at least one letter addressing the candidate's teaching aptitude, should be made available to the department through the AMS MathJobs site. Hard-copy applications will not be accepted.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics consists of 14 tenured and tenure-track faculty and 4 ranked non-tenure-track teaching faculty. The research interests of the faculty range over many areas, including statistics, computational and applied mathematics, analysis and differential equations, and others. The department plays an important role on the engineering-focused campus of Missouri S&T, both in terms of interdisciplinary interactions with other departments and in the training of a large number of undergraduate students in fundamental areas such as calculus, differential equations, linear algebra, and statistics. The department has B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. programs, with about 40 graduate students (the majority being doctoral students) and approximately 80 undergraduate majors. The Ph.D. program has three emphasis areas: mathematics, computational and applied.

About Missouri S&T

Founded in 1870 as the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy, Missouri University of Science and Technology is one of the top technological institutions in the nation and among the first technological institutions established west of the Mississippi River. A US News and World Report Top 100 national public university, Missouri S&T serves 7,200 students and counts over 55,000 living alumni, including world-famous astronauts, scientists, engineers, inventors, and business leaders. S&T has three colleges: the College of the Arts, Sciences, and Education; the College of Engineering and Computing; and the newly established Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development. Nearly 400 faculty offer 101 degree undergraduate and graduate programs in business, engineering, science, computing, social sciences, and the humanities. Students entering S&T have an average ACT of 28.5, while 80% of all students are Missouri residents and 20% are first-generation.

In 2020, alumnus Fred Kummer and his wife June donated $300M to create the Kummer Institute of Student Success, Research, and Economic Development, with three primary objectives: (1) elevate S&T’s reputation as an educational and research organization, (2) create broad access to S&T’s exceptional STEM and business programs through outreach to Missouri’s K-12 communities, and (3) drive economic development regionally, statewide, and beyond. Missouri S&T is currently poised for dramatic achievement in these areas as the vision of the Kummer family is brought to fruition.

Located about 100 miles southwest of St. Louis in the multicultural community of Rolla, Missouri, S&T is an accessible, safe, and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks scenery.

Missouri S&T’s Department of Mathematics and Statistics, the campus, and the greater University of Missouri System are deeply committed to inclusion and valuing diversity. Missouri S&T has undertaken a number initiatives to improve campus life and the work/life balance of its faculty and staff (see Missouri S&T seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples. (Dual Career Partner Assistance Program)

    Minimum Qualifications

    Ph.D. in mathematics or a closely related discipline

    Preferred Qualifications

    Ph.D. in mathematics or a closely related discipline. A promising scholar in computational mathematics, especially in computational data science. They should have demonstrated excellence in research and a strong commitment to teaching.


    The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.

    Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

    All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

    Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.

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