27 January, 2016
Position Announcement: Tenure-Track Assistant Professorship
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
College of Arts and Sciences
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at American University (Washington, DC) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2016.
Candidates should be effective teachers and must be strongly committed to excellence in scholarly research. An ideal candidate will have a facility with computation, and can identify specific prospects for on-campus collaboration, possibly interdepartmental. From a mathematician, we also seek a research program with roots in deep mathematics. From a statistician, we seek a familiarity with Bayesian modeling. We are open to researchers who ignore traditional disciplinary boundaries.
Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant discipline, and post-doctoral experience is preferred. Responsibilities include: establishing an internationally recognized research program, preferably in cooperation with other AU faculty; teaching and curriculum development, including engagement of students in research; and service to the department and to the wider university.
American University’s areas of long-time strength or recent investment in related computational areas include computational and behavioral neuroscience, environmental science, public health, persuasive gaming, visualization, biostatistics, Big Data and analytics, and informatics.
Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled, subject to on-going budgetary approval. Applications received by December 1 will receive full consideration.
Applicants should submit a cover letter explaining how they fit the criteria above, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and research statement, and they should arrange for the submission of at least three letters of recommendation, at least one of which should address teaching ability. Please contact Linda Greene, Administrative Coordinator, at 202-885-3137 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities. American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.
Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
Three Reference Letters (to be submitted by the reference writers at this site )
And anything else requested in the position description.
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