Tenure-Track positions in Applied Mathematics or Statistics

Maryland, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 08, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Tenure-Track positions in Applied Mathematics or Statistics

The Department of Mathematics at Morgan State University (MSU) invites applications for two tenure-track positions at all levels, to start in August 2021. Applications are encouraged from scholars working in the fields of Applied Statistics and Data Science, Actuarial Science, Financial Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Computational Mathematics. Current research areas of interest include risk management and insurance, statistical learning, biostatistics, mathematics in machine learning algorithms, mathematics in high performance computing, mathematical and computational social justice and sciences, mathematical cryptography and cybersecurity, and mathematics in quantum computing and encryption. Other areas of interest include mathematical modeling in biology, bioinformatics, quantum physics, and transportation engineering, mathematics in bioinformatics algorithms, applied stochastic processes, and topological data analysis. Candidates in these areas are strongly encouraged to apply. Exceptional candidates with outstanding research credentials in other areas may also apply.

All candidates must demonstrate a high level of scholarship and research accomplishments as well as evidence of outstanding teaching and student mentoring. The department offers graduate programs including the Ph.D. degree in Industrial and Computational Mathematics and the M.A. degree in Mathematics. The undergraduate programs offered are B.S. degrees in Actuarial Science and Mathematics. Currently, MSU is the only Historically Black College or University (HBCU) in the nation that offers the B.S. degree in Actuarial Science. The selected applicants are expected to contribute to the expanding department programs and interdisciplinary research projects in the School of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences. Applicants must also demonstrate a commitment to working with culturally diverse faculty and student populations. Duties of the position include teaching courses in actuarial science, probability and statistics, and other standard undergraduate and graduate mathematics courses as well as mentoring and advising students in departmental programs.

Minimum Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences, or Actuarial Science preferably in industrial and/or computational mathematics, statistical learning, machine learning, big data and analytics, and mathematical modeling with a strong commitment to student mentoring, student-centered teaching, and an established record of multidisciplinary and extramurally-funded research experience; experience in college teaching, evidence of ongoing scholarly activity in the mentioned fields; years of experience requirement is dependent on the rank of the Professor.

  • Assistant Professor 1-2 Years;
  • Associate Professor 5-7 Years;
  • Full Professor 8 + Years

How to apply: Your application package should be completed at the MSU Human Resources website at https://morgan.peopleadmin.com or directly emailed to Dr. Candice Marshall (candice.marshall@morgan.edu) c/o Dr. Isabelle Kemajou-Brown, Search Committee Chair, Department of Mathematics with the following: 1) a curriculum vitae; 2) a letter of intent including research accomplishments and interests, teaching philosophy and experience, and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM education; and 3) a list of three names and contact information from whom professional references might be obtained. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Morgan State University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and diversity Employer, and will consider all qualified applicants without consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

MSU is a fast-growing HBCU, and a Carnegie classified doctoral research university with high research activities (R2). The beautiful campus located in northeast Baltimore is designated as a “National Treasure” by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and is less than an hour’s drive from the majority of federal funding agencies and various high-tech, defense, pharmaceutical, medical and biotech industries.