Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics or Statistics
- University of Virginia
- College at Wise (Wise, VA)
- Faculty Jobs
- Engineering & Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics
- Position Type
- Assistant Professor
- Employment Type
- Full Time
- Institution Type
- Four-Year Institution
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, a division of the University of Virginia located in Wise, Virginia, invites applications for a position in the mathematics department to support a new data analytics program. The position is a full-time, tenure-track, 9-month commitment at the assistant professor level in Applied Mathematics or Statistics. The start date is August 2023.
Duties include creating and teaching undergraduate courses in mathematics and statistics at both the introductory and advanced undergraduate levels; serving the department and college on various committees; advising students; pursuing ongoing scholarly activity preferably in conjunction with undergraduate students; and assisting the department chair with assessment and other duties as needed.
Preference will be given to candidates who articulate a clear understanding of UVA Wise’s public liberal arts mission.
Successful candidates must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills; must have a Ph.D. (ABD candidates will be considered but must have the Ph.D. completed by the date of appointment) in Mathematics or Statistics or an equivalent research degree with at least 18 graduate hours in applied mathematics or 18 graduate hours in statistics; and should have the demonstrated ability for engaged and innovative teaching at the undergraduate level.
A division of the University of Virginia and a member of the Council for Public Liberal Arts Colleges, The University of Virginia's College at Wise (UVA Wise) is an inspiring place to teach, learn, work, and call home. Through personalized attention and commitment to individual growth, UVA Wise prepares students to be engaged citizens. Drawing upon its foundation as a public liberal arts institution in the Appalachian region of Southwest Virginia, the College strives to build a diverse community of learners with the drive to serve and lead in their communities, the nation, and the world. We offer access and affordability along with challenging academic work in the liberal arts tradition. The result is well-rounded graduates who earn fulfilling positions at leading organizations and pursue graduate study at prestigious institutions. And better yet, UVA Wise is consistently ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public liberal arts colleges in the nation whose students graduate with a low average student loan debt.
Interested applicants for the position should apply online at https://www.uvawise.edu/human-resources/job-opportunities and click the job title. Complete a candidate profile that includes: 1) application, 2) cover letter, 3) current CV, 4) letter describing your teaching philosophy, 5) a statement of research interests suitable to undergraduates, 6) contact information for three references and 7) unofficial transcripts. Review of applications will begin in February 2023, but will remain open until filled. Start date for all positions will be August 2023. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.
UVA Wise is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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Education: Ph.D. ABD candidates will be considered but must have the Ph.D. completed by the date of appointment.
This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.
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