The Department of Mathematics of Statistics at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) has an opening for a tenure track faculty position in Applied Mathematics, starting from August 2023. The appointment is for 9 months per year. Candidates should have finished their PhD in applied mathematics (or related fields) before their appointment’s start date, and show promise for a career in research and teaching. A successful candidate should have a strong background in applied and/or computational mathematics, possess research synergy with current faculty members, and teach courses in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, UMBC.
Applicants should submit (a) a curriculum vitae that includes a list of publications; (b) a description of research interests and research plans; (c) a brief teaching statement; (d) a statement of commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access in higher education; and (e) have at least three letters of recommendation submitted on their behalf.
Applicants should apply using the Interfolio system: https://apply.interfolio.com/115317. Applications submitted by November 28th 2022 will be given full consideration, although applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Early application is encouraged.
UMBC is a Carnegie classified R1 institution, as well as an MSI (a minority serving institution, as classified by the US Dept. of the Interior), in Baltimore County, Maryland. The campus is 15 minutes by car from Baltimore City, and 45 minutes from the Washington D.C. metro area. UMBC has both Applied Mathematics PhD and masters programs which serve the greater Baltimore-Washington region. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has active research areas across applied mathematics.
UMBC and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics are dedicated to creating an inclusive, collegial environment where all faculty members can achieve excellence. UMBC is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the participation of women in academic careers. Thus, candidates from diverse backgrounds, including women and under-represented minorities, are strongly encouraged to apply. Interest and experience in working with a diverse student and faculty population is valued. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has close ties with the nationally-acclaimed Meyerhoff Scholars Program. Our faculty members have taught in the Meyerhoff summer bridge program for decades. Several faculty members actively participate in the Women in Science and Engineering group, as well as the Advanced Leadership Cohort program. Information on faculty diversity initiatives and faculty groups is available at http://facultydiversity.umbc.edu. UMBC is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.