Employment Opportunity- The University of Texas at Arlington

The Department of Mathematics at The University of Texas at Arlington invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions beginning September 1, 2017. Applicants should have significant research and scholarly accomplishments in one of the two following fields. The first field is big data, large scale computations and optimization. The second field is inverse problems with special interest in applications to medical imaging. Demonstrated excellence in research, effective teaching and a strong potential for external funding are essential. The salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The minimum qualification is an earned Ph.D. in mathematics. At least two years of experience beyond the Ph.D. is preferable. Duties will include teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, doing scholarly research, writing grant proposals, interdepartmental collaboration, and department and university service. Successful candidates will be expected to have close collaborations with other faculty at UTA in the areas of data driven discovery and health and human conditions.

UT Arlington is a public Doctoral University with Highest Research Activity (R1) in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and part of the University of Texas system with an enrollment of about 40,000 students. The Department of Mathematics is the winner of the 2013 Award for Exemplary Program or Achievement in a Mathematics Department. Serving more than 10,000 students every year, the department is a major center for mathematics research and education in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex and north Texas. The department offers a variety of degree programs, including BA, BS, MA, MS, and PhD in Mathematics, Statistics and Mathematics Education. It currently has about 100 graduate students. As part of the university’s College of Science, the department actively encourages interdisciplinary research efforts at the interface between mathematics, statistics, science, engineering and local industries. For more details, visit the Department’s web page at http://www.uta.edu/math and the University´s webpage http://www.uta.edu.

Applicants must submit electronically via http://www.mathjobs.org a letter of application plus a complete curriculum vitae, statement on research interests, statement of teaching philosophy that addresses evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness, and an American Mathematical Society (AMS) cover sheet. Applicants should arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation uploaded to http://www.mathjobs.org. At least one should address teaching. Inquiries about the position may be directed to mathsearch@uta.edu. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Persons from groups historically underrepresented in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics are encouraged to apply.

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.