Mathematics & Statistics, Assistant Professor

Albany, NY - Posted on: Friday 09/16/16

Description

About University at Albany:

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,300 students in eight schools and colleges across three campuses.

Located in Albany, New York, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.

Job Description:

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University at Albany, State University of New York, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor.  The term of the position begins in Fall 2017 and the targeted area in the search is "topology and closely related areas", including computational components.

We are looking for a candidate who will significantly contribute to the department's research, closely collaborate with current members of the department, and enhance our undergraduate and graduate programs.  In particular, we are seeking a person capable of teaching courses in our Actuarial Program, directing PhD, and with potential for collaboration with our newly developing group in Data Science. 

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Candidates are required to have a PhD or an equivalent doctoral degree in Mathematics from a university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization. 
  • Candidates should possess excellent research credentials as demonstrated by their PhD dissertation, publications, external funding, and as supported by letters of recommendation from experts in the field. 
  • Also of great importance are teaching credentials demonstrated by student evaluations and teaching awards and supported by letters of recommendation.
  • All applicants must address in their applications their ability to work with a culturally diverse population.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Some postdoctoral experience and a successful record of external funding are highly desirable.

Additional Information:

Professional Rank and Salary Range: Assistant Professor, salary competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience

Start date: September 1, 2017

The closing date for receipt of applications is December 1, 2016. 

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  • Cover letter
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