Assistant Professor - Probability and Stochastic Processes

Location
Alabama, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Oct 12, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Job Title

Assistant Professor - Probability and Stochastic Processes

Posting Number

P0009F

Job Description Summary

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Auburn University is seeking to fill a nine-month tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 16, 2021. Duties include establishing an independent research program in Mathematics and teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. We seek applicants who specialize in Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes, with proven expertise in Mathematical Finance or Applications in Science or Engineering or in teaching undergraduate courses in interdisciplinary areas such as Actuarial Science.

The department has a PhD program and various MS programs, including a new MS program in Data Science. It has around 50 mathematicians/statisticians and more than 120 graduate students engaged in research in a wide variety of areas in mathematics and statistics. Auburn University’s strong research programs in a variety of areas present many opportunities for interdisciplinary research and for participation in its various multidisciplinary programs. Auburn University is an R1 University and one of the nation’s premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. It maintains high levels of research activity and high standards for teaching excellence. For more information on faculty life at Auburn University, please visit this link.

Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples. Please visit the following link for more information.

Applications must include a cover letter, transcript(s), curriculum vitae, a statement of research, a statement of teaching (and teaching evaluations if available), and a statement of contributions to diversity and inclusion. Candidates should also submit the names and contact information for three professional references. One reference must address teaching experience and abilities. For additional information contact: Dr. Erkan Nane, Chair, Search Committee, e-mail: ezn0001@auburn.edu.

Minimum Qualifications

An earned doctorate in Mathematics by the appointment start date is required and applicants should have strong evidence of teaching and research ability in Mathematics. Successful candidates are expected to be able to communicate effectively in English. Excellent writing and interpersonal skills are required. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.

Desired Qualifications

Postdoctoral research experience is desired.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Please upload your statement of contributions to diversity and inclusion in the Other Document field under the required documents section of your application.

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

No

References required for this position?

Yes

If yes, minimum number requested

3
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Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Other Documentation
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  6. Statement of Research and/or Goals
Optional Documents
  1. Student/Teacher/Course Evaluations/Effectiveness


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