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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Quantitative Methods Position Announced at Purdue University

The Krannert School of Management invites applicants for one tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in the Quantitative Methods area to begin in the fall semester of 2022. Candidates for the position must have a doctorate in applied mathematics, computer science, economics, engineering, management science, operations research, statistics, or a closely related field. We welcome applicants from all research areas represented within the Quantitative Methods area. We especially encourage applicants with research interests in the disciplines of data science, such as machine learning, high-dimensional data analysis, network analytics and broad data analytics, both theoretically and computationally. Successful applicants are expected to have exceptional potential for leadership in research, to conduct research publishable in top-tier academic journals, to attract and supervise doctoral students, to teach courses in data science, business statistics and management science at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to actively participate in other school activities.

The Krannert undergraduate quantitative analysis program and the Krannert master program in business analytics and information management have been ranked among the top programs nationally and internationally. For more information on the Quantitative Methods area, our programs, and our faculty, please visit https://krannert.purdue.edu/academics/Quantitative-Methods.

Applications will be reviewed beginning December 1, 2021. Interested applicants should apply at https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=16185&company=purdueuniv.  Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, representative research outputs (up to 5 preprints/reprints), and evidence of teaching ability. Applicants should also submit three letters of reference. Please use this link https://webapps.krannert.purdue.edu/Kars/Apply/SNCYenfQHI.  Inquiries can be directed to Professor Mohit Tawarmalani (mtawarma@purdue.edu) or Professor Will Wei Sun (sun244@purdue.edu), Krannert School of Management, Purdue University, 403 West State Street, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907, USA.

Candidates should submit a diversity and inclusion statement. Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Purdue University’s vision is to be at the forefront of advancing Data Science-enabled research and education by tightly coupling theory, discovery, and applications while providing students with an integrated, Data Science-fluent campus ecosystem.

Purdue is home to a large number of world class faculty spread across multiple colleges, engaged in fundamental research in Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, as well as the applications of these methodologies and techniques to advance knowledge in other domains. Over the past five years alone, Purdue’s commitment to these areas has attracted over 100 new tenure-track faculty with expertise in data science fundamentals and applications. Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with university policies.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

 

Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor in Quantum Information Science Announced at Purdue University

Assistant/Associate Professor Quantum Information Science – Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics as part of the College of Science at Purdue University invites applications for possibly multiple positions in Quantum Information Science (QIS) to begin August 2022. These positions will be at the assistant/associate professor level based on scholarly record.  When appropriate, successful candidates may be considered for joint and interdisciplinary appointments across the College.

QIS is at the frontier of several traditional research disciplines in pure and applied mathematics; computer science and information theory; condensed matter, atomic, molecular, and optical physics; and chemistry. QIS strives to harness the unusual quantum mechanical properties of superposition and entanglement to provide breakthrough advances for computing, secure communications, and novel device functionalities.  As such, QIS is part of a large-scale interdisciplinary hiring effort across key strategic areas in the departments of Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics & Astronomy.

The College of Science is Purdue’s second-largest college, comprising the physical, computing, and life sciences—these positions come at a time when the College is under new leadership and with multiple commitments of significant investment. The College of Science is especially seeking to enhance our existing strengths in research at the interface of Chemistry and Physics in tandem with Computer Science and Mathematics through strategic hiring of creative scientists to be part of the cutting-edge interdisciplinary environment provided by Purdue University.

Target areas: Successful candidates will have interdisciplinary research interests that can help build a comprehensive suite of capabilities in quantum algorithm research, information theoretic analysis and topological quantum computing, This includes quantum topology, quantum algebra, and applied mathematics, such as computational methods and algorithms, related to QIS.

Qualifications:  Candidates must have a PhD in mathematics, or a closely related field, with outstanding credentials in research related to QIS, an excellent track record of publications and potential for developing a vibrant research program, as well as a strong commitment to excellence in teaching.  Successful candidates are expected to develop an outstanding research program supported by extramural funding and teach courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.

The Department and College:  The Department of Mathematics has over 70 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 130 graduate students, and over 750 undergraduate students.  Over the last years there has been a significant investment in key areas of discovery. The College and the Departments have launched initiatives in new emerging areas, such as Data Science and Quantum Information Science, and committed the resources necessary to make the new growth impactful. In QIS 7 faculty members have been hired in the past 2 years For more information, see  http://www.math.purdue.edu/. Purdue is one of the nation’s leading land-grant universities, with an enrollment of over 49,000 students primarily focused on STEM subjects. For more information, see https://www.purdue.edu/purduemoves/initiatives/stem/index.php.

Application Procedure: Applications must be submitted through mathjobs https://www.mathjobs.org/

and must include (1) a cover letter (including a discussion of diversity efforts as indicated below), (2) a complete curriculum vitae with publication list, (3) a brief statement of present and future research plans, and (4) a statement of teaching philosophy. In addition, candidates should arrange for at least 4 letters of reference, one of which discusses the candidate’s teaching qualifications. Questions regarding the position and search should be directed to rkaufman@purdue.edu. Applications completed by December 15, 2021 will be given full consideration, although the search will continue until the position is filled.

Purdue University’s Departments of  Mathematics is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

 

Assistant/Associate Professor in Mathematics/Data Science Position Announced at Purdue University

The Department of Mathematics in the College of Science at Purdue University invites applications for positions in Data Science at the level of assistant or associate professor to start in August 2022 or a future date subject to negotiation. Early career candidates with exceptional qualifications may be considered for a term-limited early career endowed professorship. There are additional posted positions in data science at Purdue in both the Computer Science and Statistics departments. Candidates are encouraged to apply for all that are relevant.  Joint appointments with other departments are possible based on candidate and departmental interests.

Qualifications

Candidates must have a PhD in mathematics or a closely related field, with outstanding credentials in research related to data science, an excellent track record of publications and potential for developing a vibrant research program, as well as a strong commitment to excellence in teaching.  We particularly encourage candidates who demonstrate the potential for collaboration across multiple disciplines.  All candidates in the broad area of data science are relevant and particular interest will be given to outstanding applicants in the areas of
● Topological data analysis, functional data analysis, applied probability, applied analysis,  approximation theory for the foundation of data science, machine learning
● Data-driven modeling, simulation, inverse problems, computational methods for big data, optimization, scientific machine learning

Successful candidates are expected to develop a vibrant research program supported by external funding, teach undergraduate and/or graduate mathematics courses to a diverse student body, and supervise graduate students. Senior faculty are also expected to mentor junior faculty and participate in the governance of the department, the College of Science, and Purdue University by serving on faculty committees.

The Department of Mathematics at Purdue offers a strong academic program with active research groups in most areas of mathematics.  The department includes over 60 tenure track faculty and 150 graduate students.  For more information, see www.math.purdue.edu.

These data science positions come at a time of significant investment in the College of Science, which includes the mathematical, computational, physical, and life sciences, with opportunities for collaboration across the College and University. Purdue itself is one of the nation’s leading land-grant universities, with an enrollment of over 41,000 students primarily focused on STEM subjects.

Applications

Applications from data science candidates with a strong focus on mathematics should be submitted online through www.mathjobs.org and should include (1) the AMS cover sheet for academic employment, (2) a cover letter, (3) diversity and inclusion statement, (4) a curriculum vitae, (5) a research statement, (6) a teaching statement, and (7) at least four letters of recommendation, one of which discusses the candidate’s teaching qualifications. In addition, for purposes of equity, to be considered for the position, applicants will also need to create a profile at this site. Reference letter writers should be asked to submit their letters online through www.mathjobs.org. Direct all inquiries to irena@purdue.edu.

All applications received by December 1, 2021 will be given full consideration.

Purdue University is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.   A background check will be required for employment in this position.

EOE Statement

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.