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Kummer Endowed Professor of Mathematics and Statistics #00083283

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Job Title: Kummer Endowed Professor of Mathematics and Statistics #00083283
Location: Rolla
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 43914
Hiring Department Department of Mathematics and Statistics Application DeadlineOpen Until Filled Full Time/Part TimeFull Time, Benefit Eligible Job DescriptionThe Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Missouri University of Science and Technology invites applications for a Kummer Endowed Professorship, with an anticipated start date of August 2023. The department seeks a mathematician or statistician who is an exceptionally qualified scholar with a strong and established research record in data science and who will elevate the department’s prestige, advance the department’s data science initiatives, and be a leader in the department.

The Kummer Endowed Professor will be expected to:

    Play a leading role in continuing to develop a well-recognized data science research program in the department.Bring recognition to the department both on campus and nationally through data science related publications and external funding.Engage with the Kummer Institute (https://kummerinstitute.mst.edu/), research centers, and other units on campus to initiate and sustain data science research and education collaboration efforts.Provide leadership and vision in the continued development of data science courses and degree programs in the department.Work with department faculty to enhance the educational experience and future employment opportunities for students.Work to increase diversity in our students and faculty.
Minimum Qualifications Ph.D. in mathematics or statistics or a closely related discipline.

Preferred Qualifications
    Hold the rank of full professor or be qualified for tenure and appointment to the rank of full professor at the time of appointment. Have an outstanding portfolio of scholarship evidenced by a strong record of publication and related funding, as well as a strong record of excellence in teaching and mentoring students at all levels. Exhibit a clear and demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
This hire is part of a cluster hire that is bringing 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. Information about the research of Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Missouri S&T can be found at https://math.mst.edu/research/currentresearch/.

An applicant must submit the following materials online through both AMS MathJobs site https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs and Missouri S&T’s Human Resources (HR) Office website (https://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic-employment/) to Position #00083283:

    Cover letter outlining the candidate’s qualifications for the position, vision for data science research and education initiatives at Missouri S&T, and leadership experience.Current curriculum vitae.Research statement, with a specific focus on data science.Education statement, with a specific focus on data science.Statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion.
In addition to these items, contact information for at least four references should be made available to the department through the AMS MathJobs site. Hard-copy applications will not be accepted.

Deadline for priority consideration is 1/9/2023. The review process will continue until the position is filled.

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 http://hr.mst.edu). Missouri S&T seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples. (Dual Career Partner Assistance Program)

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.

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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.

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