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Assistant or Associate Professor of Mathematics & Statistics (Tenure Track/Tenured)

Old Dominion University
Norfolk, Virginia
Competitive and commensurate with experience.
Date posted
Jan 5, 2024

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Applications are invited for a faculty position in the Department of Mathematics & Statistics at Old Dominion University (ODU), starting in Fall 2024. The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in their field (2/1 teach load) and perform research and service, including supervising doctoral students. The appointment will be at the Assistant Professor rank, or, in exceptional cases, appointment at the rank of Associate Professor may be considered. Preference will be given to applicants whose research is in the area of applied and computational mathematics, but exceptional candidates in other fields that complement and enhance the existing research groups in statistics and data science will also be considered.

ODU and the College of Sciences are committed to inclusive excellence, recognizing that diversity enhances and enriches our educational mission, employment experience, and community engagement. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. A Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field.
  2. Excellent pedagogical and communication skills.
  3. Experience teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level.
  4. A commitment to teaching and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students.
  5. A proven track record in research. Candidates for an Assistant Professor appointment must demonstrate strong potential for obtaining external research funding. Candidates for an Associate Professor appointment must have demonstrated research excellence and a solid external research funding record.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants whose research is in the area of applied and computational mathematics.

About the ODU Department of Mathematics & Statistics: Old Dominion University is a research (R1) university. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is one of seven degree-granting departments in the College of Sciences and currently has 44 full-time faculty members, including 24 on the tenured/tenure track and 20 lecturers. The Department has robust undergraduate and graduate programs: a B.S. degree program in Mathematics with more than 170 undergraduate majors; and M.S. and Ph.D. degree programs in Computational and Applied Mathematics with options in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Biostatistics, and Big Data Analytics with approximately 40 graduate students.

The Department receives substantial state support and peer-reviewed research grant support, from NSF, NASA, NIH, NIA, DoD, VDEQ, VSGC and other agencies. It is also supported by endowment funds. Many opportunities exist for collaboration and interaction with faculty members in the Department, other Departments of the College of Sciences and the University, the Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center (VMASC) of the University and at nearby institutions: Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS); the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA); the NASA Langley Research Center; and the Jefferson Laboratory. Further information regarding the Department may be obtained at

How to Apply: Interested individuals should apply electronically at and submit:

  1. A letter of interest, including an indication of interest in either a tenure track or tenured appointment;
  2. A curriculum vitae;
  3. A teaching statement;
  4. A research statement;
  5. Unofficial/official graduate school transcripts; and
  6. Contact information for three professional references (if your application progresses in the search, the application site will request letters of recommendation from these individuals).

Review of the applications will begin on January 19, 2024, and the position will remain open until the position is filled.

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Individuals from minoritized communities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Old Dominion University, located in Norfolk, is Virginia's forward-focused public doctoral research university with more than 23,000 students, a top R1 research ranking, rigorous academics, an energetic residential community and initiatives that contribute $2.6 billion annually to Virginia's economy.

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