Open Rank Faculty Position in Data Science at UT at Arlington in the Department of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at The University of Texas at Arlington invites applications for a tenure-stream faculty position, beginning September 1, 2020, in Data Science (broadly defined to include machine learning, Artificial Intelligence, Bayesian statistics, bio-statistics, etc.). The rank of the faculty position is open and commensurate with qualifications and experience of candidates. Candidates may be considered for appointment at the level of Assistant Professor, and exceptional candidates eligible for appointment at the rank of Full Professor or Associate Professor can also be considered. Applicants should have significant research and scholarly accomplishments in the field. Demonstrated excellence in research, effective teaching and a strong potential for external funding are essential, and a demonstrated record of significant external funding is expected for senior faculty candidates. The salary and the start-up package will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The minimum qualification is an earned Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences, Statistics, or Computer Science. At least two years of experience beyond the Ph.D. is preferable. Duties will include teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, conducting 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 and contribute to the development of data science degree programs.

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 webpage at and the University´s webpage at

Guided by the UTA Strategic Plan (, Bold Solutions | Global Impact, recently UTA has made substantial investments in faculty hiring and research infrastructure. This includes UT system privileged access to some of the world’s most powerful super computing resources through the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) ( The data science and health research faculty may have laboratory and office space located in the new Science & Engineering Innovation & Research building (SEIR,, a $125M, 230,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art research facility, which is the signature center for research at UTA.

Applicants must submit electronically via 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 At least one should address teaching. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2019, 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.