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Assistant Professor, Mathematics

Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Feb 14, 2023

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Assistant Professor, Mathematics

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

S&E - Math/Statistics Sciences

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Corpus Christi, Texas

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Job Description

The Department of Mathematics & Statistics in the College of Science at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMU-CC) invites applications for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Mathematics to begin fall 2023. The new faculty member will join a group of 22 mathematics, statistics, and mathematics education current full-time faculty. The successful candidate will maintain an active research agenda as manifested by strong publications and potential for securing funding from state and federal agencies. Additionally, the new faculty is expected to have a strong commitment to mentoring minority and underrepresented students in both graduate and undergraduate programs - while teaching nine contact hours per semester supporting the Bachelor of Science and Master of Science programs. We expect the candidate to collaborate with the faculty in our department, other departments within the college, as well as other colleges across the university in applications of mathematics/statistics/data science to engineering, natural and environmental science, coastal and marine studies, etc. Other duties include service to the university, local, and professional communities.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics strives to increase its research profile while maintaining excellence in teaching courses in the BS and MS programs in mathematics as well as service courses. The MS in Mathematics Program with its three tracks - Applied and Computational Mathematics, Statistics, and Mathematics Education - provides our students with preparation for careers in education, science, and industry, as well as a solid foundation for further study in mathematics. An online Data Science MS program will begin in the Fall of 2023. The Department participates in interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs offered by the College of Science. Faculty actively supervising PhD students teach six contact hours per semester. Our department is active in a variety of research areas across multiple mathematical concentrations, including modeling, differential equations, fluid dynamics, elasticity, electro and magneto-statics, porous media, microorganism swimming, fracture mechanics, analysis, statistics, mathematics education, and data science. We also serve our community by providing expertise to local schools, industry, and business.

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a vibrant, Hispanic Serving Doctoral Research Institution that proudly provides a solid academic reputation, renowned faculty, and highly rated degree programs since 1947. The University has a heritage of teaching excellence with innovation in research and community engagement as part of the distinguished Texas A&M System. The only university in the nation located on its own island, at the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast. With palm tree lined pathways throughout the campus, nearby natural wetlands, a scenic hike-and-bike trail and pristine views of the beach and bays, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a first-choice institution.

Required Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Mathematics/Applied Mathematics/Data Science/Statistics
  • Strong publication record and an ongoing scholarly program appropriate for a tenure-track position
  • Evidence of teaching a variety of undergraduate and graduate mathematics/statistics/data science courses and effective classroom instruction
  • Ability to direct MS thesis committees and participate in interdisciplinary Ph.D. committees
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Quality publications and a research agenda in the areas of applied mathematics/data science/statistics
  • Breadth and depth of knowledge in applied mathematics/data science/statistics
  • Experience with successful grant writing
  • Teaching or research interests that would expand the current departmental strengths and university focus
  • Collaborative ability with colleagues and evidence of interdisciplinary work
  • Online teaching skills and experience
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness


All required documentation must be submitted to be considered for the position.

A completed application will include:

1. A letter of interest addressing qualifications for the position.

2. A current curriculum vitae, including a list of three professional references with names, titles, phone numbers, and email addresses.

3. A research agenda.

4. A teaching philosophy that also addresses diversity and inclusion.

5. Copies of unofficial transcripts of graduate coursework.

The job posting will remain open until a finalist has been selected. Applicants are encouraged to apply by Friday, January 27, 2023.

From our generous benefits package and professional development opportunities, to our retirement programs and our commitment to service excellence, the Island University is an engaging and rewarding place to work.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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