Debnath Endowed Professor in COS/SMSS at UTRGV

The School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (SMSS) at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) invites applications for the Debnath Endowed Professor position. The Debnath Endowed Professorship in the
Mathematical Sciences (“Debnath Endowed Professorship”) will be an endowment that shall promote and support
excellence in research in the mathematical sciences in the College of Sciences at UTRGV, in accordance with the
Regents’ Rules and Regulations pertaining to endowed academic positions. It is encouraged that the applicant has
experience teaching and conducting research and service with women and underrepresented minority groups and in
integrating technology into instruction or teaching in various environments including alternative delivery models. In
accordance with the UTRGV strategic plan, the applicant is expected to contribute to the dual-language program or to the creation of new doctoral programs in mathematics. Additionally, the applicant is expected to possess personal
characteristics to serve as an example to students, faculty, and professional colleagues.

At UTRGV, the applicant will find numerous collaborative research opportunities with outstanding faculty in the SMSS as well as in other departments, including the newly established School of Medicine; the School of Earth, Environmental and Marine Sciences (SEEMS); the South Texas Diabetes and Obesity Institute; the Center for Advanced Radio
Astronomy; and the Center for Gravitational Wave Astronomy. The School has an active research program in pure and applied mathematics, probability and statistics, and math education with over 40 tenured or tenure track faculty
members. The appointment requires teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and also supervising research by undergraduate, graduate and high school students. The School has a BS program in Mathematics (over 300 majors), a newly approved BS program in Statistics (effective fall 2018) and a growing MS program in Mathematics. The BS
program in Mathematics has concentrations in Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, Economics, Science and
Engineering, Statistics, Middle School and Secondary School, along with a UTeach program. The MS program in
Mathematics has concentrations in Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, Mathematics Teaching, and Statistics. The School welcomes excellent faculty to support the many endeavors and new initiatives in research/scholarship, teaching and student support.

Minimum Qualifications:  PhD in Mathematical Sciences from an accredited university.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:

A successful candidate for the Debnath Endowed Professorship shall satisfy the criteria for the appointment at the rank of full professor with tenure developed by UTRGV and the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (SMSS), which include, but are not limited to:

· Appointment at the rank of full professor with tenure at UTRGV;

· Distinguished record of research scholarship demonstrated through peer-reviewed original research publications in reputed journals in mathematical sciences and successful external grant awards;

· Demonstration of excellence in teaching and successful engagement of students in research and scholarly activities;

· Earned recognition as a result of academic accomplishments.

EEO Statement
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Diversity Statement
UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.

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