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Visiting Assistant Professor in Mathematics Announced at University of California, Santa Cruz

Position title: Visiting Assistant Professor in Mathematics

Salary range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience; academic year (9-month) basis.

Percent time: Full-time (100%)

Anticipated start: July 1, 2022, with fall quarter beginning September 2022. Appointments are contingent upon availability of funding. Degree requirement must be completed by August 31, 2022 for employment beginning on September 1, 2022 and beyond.

Position duration: Initial appointment will be full-time for two years, with the possibility of reappointment. Should the hiring unit propose reappointment; a review to assess performance will be conducted. Reappointment is also contingent upon the availability of funding.

APPLICATION WINDOW
Open date: October 7th, 2021

Next review date: Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The Mathematics Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) expects to have two or more visiting assistant professorships available, subject to availability of funding. Preference will be given to candidates whose field of research aligns well with the department’s research activities. Current areas of research can be found at https://www.math.ucsc.edu/research/index.html . Under the direction of the Mathematics Department Chair, the Visiting Assistant Professor will contribute to the undergraduate and graduate degree programs, teach, mentor and advise students at the graduate and undergraduate level individually and in the classroom, and undertake service obligations for the department.

UC Santa Cruz is a Hispanic-Serving Institution with a high proportion of first-in-family undergraduate students. We welcome candidates who understand the barriers facing women and minoritized individuals who are underrepresented in higher education careers (as evidenced by life experiences and educational background), and who are concerned about equity and diversity with respect to teaching, mentoring, research, life experiences, or service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.

Mathematics Department: https://www.math.ucsc.edu/

UCSC Mathematics Department: Areas of Research: https://www.math.ucsc.edu/research/index.html

QUALIFICATIONS
Basic qualifications (required at time of application) PhD (or equivalent foreign degree) in mathematics or closely related field. It is expected that the degree requirement will be completed by August 31, 2022. Evidence of research in mathematics or closely related field obtained pre or post degree. Experience with teaching college-level mathematics.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
Document requirements
Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.

Cover Letter – Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and interest in the position.

Statement of Research

Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – Statement addressing your understanding of the barriers facing traditionally underrepresented groups and your past and/or future contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching and professional or public service. Candidates are urged to review guidelines on statements (see https://apo.ucsc.edu/diversity.html) before preparing their application.

Statement of Teaching – Provide a summary of your teaching experience.

Reference requirements
3-6 letters of reference required
Applications must include confidential letters of recommendation* (at least one letter shall address the candidate’s teaching ability). Note that your references, or dossier service, will submit their confidential letters directly to the UC Recruit System.

*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm.

Apply link: https://recruit.ucsc.edu/JPF01160
Help contact: kabaldwi@ucsc.edu

CAMPUS INFORMATION
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Inquiries regarding the University’s equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 or by phone at (831) 459-2686.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check (see https://www.uscis.gov/e-verify). The university sponsors employment-based visas for nonresidents who are offered academic appointments at UC Santa Cruz (see https://apo.ucsc.edu/policy/capm/102.530.html).

UCSC is a smoke & tobacco-free campus.

If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact Disability Management Services at roberts@ucsc.edu (831) 459-4602.

UCSC is committed to addressing the spousal and partner employment needs of our candidates and employees. As part of this commitment, our institution is a member of the Northern California Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (NorCal HERC). Visit the NorCal HERC website at https://www.hercjobs.org/regions/higher-ed-careers-northern-california/ to search for open positions within a commutable distance of our institution.

The University of California offers a competitive benefits package and a number of programs to support employee work/life balance. For information about employee benefits please visit https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)

VISIT THE UCSC WEB SITE AT https://www.ucsc.edu

JOB LOCATION
Santa Cruz, California

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Mathematical Biology Announced at the University of Pittsburgh

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Mathematical Biology to begin in the fall term of 2022, pending budgetary approval. We seek outstanding candidates with expertise in developing and applying mathematical methods to address biological questions, who will complement and enhance our existing strength in this area. We are dedicated to the mutual success of our faculty and students in our research and education enterprise. The University of Pittsburgh is an active center for interdisciplinary research in the life sciences, offering exciting opportunities for collaborations across departments as well as with our highly ranked medical school and nearby Carnegie Mellon University. The University is currently ranked third in the nation in total NIH funding.

Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or another quantitative field and should demonstrate substantial research accomplishment and dedication to teaching. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants can apply online at: https://www.join.pitt.edu/  (under Faculty Positions, Keyword search for Mathematical Biology or Mathematics). Candidates should submit (a) a cover letter, (b) a CV, (c) a statement of research accomplishments and future plans, (d) a brief description of teaching experience and interests, and (e) a brief description of how your research, teaching or service demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion. Applicants should also have (f) at least three letters of reference emailed to math@pitt.edu by November 15, 2021.

Any questions about the application process can be directed to Dana Freund at daf125@pitt.edu.

The Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and fostering a culturally diverse environment, so the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in support of a diverse community is essential. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Statistics Announced at University of California, Irvine

The Department of Statistics (www.stat.uci.edu) in the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences (ICS) at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant rank level beginning July 1, 2022.

Candidates should apply by Monday, Nov 8, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) to ensure full consideration by the committee.

The application link is: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07039

Applications will continue to be accepted on the website until Nov 29, 2021, but those received after Nov 8, 2021 will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

The Department of Statistics has a strong interdisciplinary flavor, focused on developing state-of-the -art methods for solving topical data-driven problems in science and engineering, and advancing the statistical theory that underlies those methods. We are searching for faculty with strong research potential, a commitment to excellence in teaching, and enthusiasm for helping our collegial department continue to grow. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree (or expected by fall 2022) in statistics, biostatistics or a related field. Candidates with research interests in all areas of statistics will be considered.

The University of California, Irvine is part of the premier public university system in the world. UCI is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), is ranked as a top ten public university by U.S. News and World Report, and was identified by the New York Times as No. 1 among U.S. universities that do the most for low-income students. UCI has done what no other school has done—rank among Sierra’s Top 10 most sustainable colleges for ten years in a row, and was ranked number 1 in 2018 and 2019. UCI is located in Orange County, 4 miles from the Pacific Ocean, 45 miles south of Los Angeles. Irvine is one of the safest communities in the U.S. and offers a very pleasant year-round climate, numerous recreational and cultural opportunities, and one of the highest-ranked public school systems in the nation. All positions would be eligible to participate in UCI’s faculty housing program.

Completed applications containing a cover letter, curriculum vita, graduate transcripts, statements on diversity, teaching, and research, three letters of recommendation, and sample research publications should be uploaded electronically.

The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to the advancement, application, and transmission of knowledge and creative endeavors through academic excellence, where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation. The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Please refer to the following website for instructions https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07039.

 

Postdoctoral Positions in Mathematics Announced at the University of Washington

Postdoctoral scholar – UW Math
The UW Dept of Math invites applications for one or more non-tenure-track postdoctoral positions. The initial appointment is for a period of twelve months, full-time, with the possibility of renewal for a total period of up to three years, to begin in September 2022. Applicants are required to have a PhD, or foreign equivalent, by the starting date, and to be highly qualified to teach a full-time load of undergraduate and graduate courses while also engaging in ongoing and active independent research. Priority will be given to applicants whose complete applications, including recommendations, are received by December 1, 2021.

For the full job description and application, please visit http://apply.interfolio.com/95662.

Postdoctoral scholar – UW Math
The UW Dept of Math invites applications for  one or more non-tenure-track postdoctoral positions. Priority will be given to applicants whose complete applications, including recommendations, are received by December 1, 2021.

For the full job description and application, please visit http://apply.interfolio.com/95662.

Director of Introductory Mathematics Position Announced at Virginia Commonwealth University

The Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics at Virginia Commonwealth University invites applications for a non-tenure-track Director of Introductory Mathematics, beginning July 1, 2022. The Director oversees and coordinates all aspects of the Introductory Mathematics program, encompassing all courses prior to and including Calculus I.

A complete description of the responsibilities, qualifications, and application materials due by December 1, 2021, can be found at https://www.mathjobs.org and https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/109933.

Postdoc Positions in Department of Mathematics Announced at the University of Virginia

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, invites applications for two postdoctoral positions: Whyburn Research Associate and Lecturer and Mary Ann Pitts Research Associate and Lecturer. The successful candidates will be expected to conduct their own research, under supervision of a faculty mentor, and teach three courses per year. The appointment begins with the fall term of 2022, with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2022.  Please apply at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UVAJobs/job/Charlottesville-VA/Pitts-Whyburn-Research-Associate-and-Lecturer_R0028974 and https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/18370

RTG Research Associate: The Department of Mathematics at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, invites applications for two RTG (Research Training Group) postdoctoral Research Associate positions, in the fields of geometry and topology. The successful candidates will be expected to conduct their own research, under supervision of a faculty mentor, and teach two courses per year. The appointment begins with the fall term of 2022, with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2022.  Please apply at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UVAJobs/job/Charlottesville-VA/RTG-Research-Associate-and-Lecturer_R0028977 and https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/18324

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in applied and computational mathematics at Arizona State University

The School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (SoMSS) at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time tenure-eligible position in applied and computational mathematics at the rank of Assistant Professor. Anticipated start date is Fall 2022. The Applied and Computational Mathematics program consists approximately of 20 faculty members, and has close ties with our statistics group.

The essential duties of the position will be to conduct research on areas of applied mathematics, computational mathematics, data science, and/or mathematical modeling, publish in appropriate high-quality journals, disseminate research at conferences and colloquia, provide quality teaching and mentoring in our undergraduate and graduate programs, and participate in appropriate professional service.

The School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences is committed to actively recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and student body that includes members of systemically underserved groups. All faculty members are responsible for helping to enhance our school’s collaborative and inclusive community that strives for equity and equal opportunity.

 

Arizona State University is highly committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive population of students, faculty, and staff. We are especially interested in applicants who can work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from all backgrounds, including but not limited to racial and ethnic minorities, women, individuals who identify with LGBTQ+ communities, individuals with disabilities, individuals from lower-income backgrounds, and/or first-generation college graduates.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • a Ph.D. in mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics or a closely related area by August 10, 2022.
  • demonstrated potential for excellence in research and teaching.
  • demonstrated understanding of the importance of diversity, equity and inclusiveness in the mathematical community.

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • documented record of published research and strong potential for grant support.
  • demonstrated interest in teaching and successfully mentoring a diverse student body.
  • documented experiences and/or expertise indicative of strong support for individuals who have been systemically underserved in the mathematical sciences.

SoMSS currently has 57 full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty members and approximately 96 supported Ph.D. students, along with an additional 50 Ph.D. students and 44 Masters students. The School offers bachelors, masters, and Ph.D. programs in applied mathematics, theoretical mathematics, mathematics education and statistics, as well as undergraduate and masters programs in actuarial science. The School recently launched an interdisciplinary B.S. degree program in data science, which includes courses in computational mathematics and statistics. The School has excellent computing resources that include individual faculty workstations, several high-performance servers and a small cluster, as well as access to the University’s central computing facilities and the High Performance Computing Initiative. More details can be found at https://math.asu.edu.

The School has a strongly interdisciplinary research profile that includes numerous collaborations inside and outside the university, such as in the biological, environmental, medical, physical and social sciences, education, and multiple areas of engineering. There are numerous opportunities for collaboration with interdisciplinary centers and institutes, such as the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), the Biodesign Institute (which includes centers specializing in the nanobiosciences, bioengineering, genomics, and vaccinology), the Institute for Social Science Research, the new College of Health Solutions, the Global Institute of Sustainability, and the nearby Mayo Clinic. The escalating interest in data science research throughout ASU will offer further opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration.

 

Arizona State University is a comprehensive public research university named #1 in the United States for innovation for the fifth consecutive year, ahead of MIT and Stanford. We measure our success not by whom we exclude, but rather by whom we include and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities we serve.

 

Arizona State University serves more than 60,000 students at its Tempe campus, welcoming students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe. ASU is located in the rapidly growing metropolitan Phoenix area, which provides a wide variety of recreational and cultural opportunities. Livability ranked Tempe one of the top college towns in the country, thanks to its youthful population, career options, wages, housing and things to do. The ‘Valley of the Sun’ offers beautiful scenery and miles of hiking, biking and riding trails, as well as camping, rafting and skiing just a short drive away.

To further enhance the superb quality of life Arizona offers, the university has committed to sustaining the conditions necessary for faculty to enter and thrive in their academic careers while meeting personal and family responsibilities.

Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. ASU provides eligible employees with parental and family leave and resources for working parents (https://math.asu.edu/family-resources).

To apply, submit the following through mathjobs at www.mathjobs.org:

  1. A cover letter that briefly explains the candidate’s interest in, and fit with, the position
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. A personal statement addressing the candidate’s research program
  4. A statement of teaching experience and philosophy
  5. A diversity statement that addresses the candidate’s awareness and understanding of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging; the candidate’s track record of engagement and activity related to DEIB; and the candidate’s future plans and goals for engagement on DEIB as a potential faculty member at ASU
  6. At least four letters of recommendation; one of these letters should address the candidate’s teaching qualifications

 

The application deadline is 5:00 pm Arizona time on November 8, 2021; only applications that are complete by the deadline will be considered. If the position is not filled, remaining applications will be considered every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.

 

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

 

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/

 

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources.  ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf.  You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

Tenure-Track Position in Theoretical Mathematics at Arizona State University

The School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (SoMSS) at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-eligible position in theoretical mathematics at the ranks of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor. Anticipated start date is Fall 2022. The Theoretical Mathematics program consists approximately of 17 faculty members, and has close ties with our Applied Mathematics group.

The essential duties of the position will be to conduct research on areas of theoretical mathematics, publish in appropriate high-quality journals, disseminate research at conferences and colloquia, provide quality teaching and mentoring in our undergraduate and graduate programs, and participate in appropriate professional service.

The School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences is committed to actively recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and student body that includes members of systemically underserved groups. All faculty members are responsible for helping to enhance our school’s collaborative and inclusive community that strives for equity and equal opportunity.

Arizona State University is highly committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive population of students, faculty, and staff. We are especially interested in applicants who can work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from all backgrounds, including but not limited to racial and ethnic minorities, women, individuals who identify with LGBTQ+ communities, individuals with disabilities, individuals from lower-income backgrounds, and/or first-generation college graduates.

Required Qualifications:

  • a Ph.D. in mathematics, applied mathematics or a closely related area by August 10, 2022.
  • demonstrated potential for excellence in research and teaching.
  • demonstrated understanding of the importance of diversity, equity and inclusiveness in the mathematical community.

Desired Qualifications:

  • documented record of published research and strong potential for grant support.
  • demonstrated potential for establishing interdisciplinary collaborations.
  • demonstrated interest in teaching and successfully mentoring a diverse student body.
  • documented experiences and/or expertise indicative of strong support for individuals who have been systemically underserved in the mathematical sciences.

SoMSS currently has 57 full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty members and approximately 96 supported Ph.D. students, along with an additional 50 Ph.D. students and 44 Masters students. The School offers bachelors, masters, and Ph.D. programs in applied mathematics, theoretical mathematics, mathematics education and statistics, as well as undergraduate and masters programs in actuarial science. The School recently launched an interdisciplinary B.S. degree program in data science, which includes courses in computational mathematics and statistics. The School has excellent computing resources that include individual faculty workstations, several high-performance servers and a small cluster, as well as access to the University’s central computing facilities and the High Performance Computing Initiative. More details can be found at https://math.asu.edu.

The School has a strongly interdisciplinary research profile that includes numerous collaborations inside and outside the university, such as in the biological, environmental, medical, physical and social sciences, education, and multiple areas of engineering. There are numerous opportunities for collaboration with interdisciplinary centers and institutes, such as the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), the Biodesign Institute (which includes centers specializing in the nanobiosciences, bioengineering, genomics, and vaccinology), the Institute for Social Science Research, the new College of Health Solutions, the Global Institute of Sustainability, and the nearby Mayo Clinic. The escalating interest in data science research throughout ASU will offer further opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration.

Arizona State University is a comprehensive public research university named #1 in the United States for innovation for the fifth consecutive year, ahead of MIT and Stanford. We measure our success not by whom we exclude, but rather by whom we include and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities we serve.

Arizona State University serves more than 60,000 students at its Tempe campus, welcoming students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe. ASU is located in the rapidly growing metropolitan Phoenix area, which provides a wide variety of recreational and cultural opportunities. Livability ranked Tempe one of the top college towns in the country, thanks to its youthful population, career options, wages, housing and things to do. The ‘Valley of the Sun’ offers beautiful scenery and miles of hiking, biking and riding trails, as well as camping, rafting and skiing just a short drive away.

To further enhance the superb quality of life Arizona offers, the university has committed to sustaining the conditions necessary for faculty to enter and thrive in their academic careers while meeting personal and family responsibilities.

Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. ASU provides eligible employees with parental and family leave and resources for working parents (https://math.asu.edu/family-resources).

To apply, submit the following through mathjobs at www.Mathjobs.org:

  1. A cover letter that briefly explains the candidate’s interest in, and fit with, the position
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. A personal statement addressing the candidate’s research program
  4. A statement of teaching experience and philosophy
  5. A diversity statement that addresses the candidate’s awareness and understanding of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging; the candidate’s track record of engagement and activity related to DEIB; and the candidate’s future plans and goals for engagement on DEIB as a potential faculty member at ASU
  6. At least four letters of recommendation; one of these letters should address the candidate’s teaching qualifications

 

The application deadline is 5:00 pm Arizona time on November 5, 2021; only applications that are complete by the deadline will be considered. If the position is not filled, remaining applications will be considered every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources.  ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf.  You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

Academic Unit Head, Department of Mathematics and Statistics Position Announced at James Madison University

James Madison University (JMU) invites applications for the position of Academic Unit Head (AUH) of the Department of Mathematics & Statistics, to begin July 1, 2022. Application review will begin November 1, 2021, and the position is open until filled.

The Department of Mathematics & Statistics at JMU resides within the College of Science and Mathematics, which also includes the departments of Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Geology & Environmental Science, and Physics & Astronomy. We support bachelor’s degrees in mathematics and statistics; the mathematical training of education majors; minors in mathematics, statistics, and data analytics; and an online Master of Education in mathematics. We are also establishing a data science program. Our department serves an undergraduate student full-time equivalent (FTE) of approximately 2700 per academic year serving JMU’s general education curriculum, students completing cognate course requirements for other STEM-H disciplines, and our 128 mathematics and 38 statistics majors. Our 54 full-time and ~20 part time/adjunct faculty members are engaged in teaching and research in the areas of pure and applied mathematics, mathematics education, statistics, and data science.
Our programs provide meaningful learning experiences for majors and non-majors alike, both within and outside of the classroom. We care about people and value high quality undergraduate education, diversity, equity, and inclusion. Recent efforts to support under-represented and first-generation student populations resulted in the establishment of the Haynes Residential Learning Community. The department is committed to further becoming a place where students, staff and faculty of all backgrounds experience a supportive, affirming environment. While we have made great strides, this is an ongoing endeavor that requires systemic transformation and bold leadership.

Scholarship is supported and valued in a variety of forms across all disciplines represented in the department. We have a strong history of supporting undergraduate research, including a well-established NSF-funded REU program (started in 2001), as well as other grant-funded and internally-funded student research opportunities. Outreach efforts include Family Math Nights and STEM Days in local schools, an annual Expanding Your Horizons conference, Math Connections Theater, and the annual, regional Shenandoah Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics (SUMS) conference (since 2005). The department houses the JMU Experimental Mathematics Lab as well as the Center for Statistical Consulting which provides statistical support for on and off-campus clients. Additional information about the department can be found at https://www.jmu.edu/mathstat/.

Duties and Responsibilities
The AUH is responsible for the administration and overall effectiveness of the academic unit, including its academic programs, scholarship, faculty, classified personnel, budget, and resources. The AUH will lead the department as the university transitions to R2 status, while maintaining the culture that has made JMU a place for quality undergraduate education.
We seek an AUH with a strong understanding of the national trends in undergraduate education and scholarship in mathematics, statistics, and mathematics education and the future of these fields. The AUH will guide the department in recruitment efforts to increase the number of students with majors in the department. They must demonstrate a clear understanding of the importance of data science and the emerging landscape of data technology at the national level, and be able to promote, support and advance the data science initiatives in the department, the college and the university.

Qualifications
The department seeks an AUH with the following qualifications. Candidates must:
• have a record of scholarship, teaching and service that merits the rank of Professor at JMU and have a PhD in mathematics, applied mathematics, mathematics education, statistics or a closely-related field

• demonstrate a clear understanding of and a strong commitment to our research and educational activities

• have a clear vision of how to recruit and retain a diverse faculty, in particular from underrepresented populations

• have experience building and assessing curriculum and programs of interest to students, professional programs, and the workforce

• be able to increase students’ opportunities for, and participation in, high-impact practices, including undergraduate research

• be able to listen to, understand and balance the needs of students, faculty and administration

• be able to maintain and advance a collegial and collaborative culture in the department that empowers faculty and students, and have a demonstrated ability to build and foster collaborative working relationships within the college, university, and other external entities

• be able to manage large groups of people and delegate responsibilities

• have a demonstrated commitment to and strong familiarity with recruitment efforts that will attract more majors to the department, in particular from underrepresented populations

Preferred but not required are:
• experience with community outreach

• budget authority experience

• experience with faculty evaluation

• experience mentoring junior faculty

To apply, go to https://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/10219 or go to joblink.jmu.edu and reference posting number F1705. Salary will be commensurate with experience. You may contact the search committee chair, Dr. Stephen A. Leslie, lesliesa@jmu.edu, if you have questions regarding this position.

James Madison University is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.