Visiting Assistant Professor, Mathematical Sciences

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Department: Mathematical Sciences
Work Type: Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time
Categories: Mathematics

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer that provides equal opportunity for all, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.  

If you require any auxiliary aids, services, or other accommodations to apply for employment, or for an interview, at Michigan Technological University, please notify the Human Resources office at 906-487-2280 or mtujobs@mtu.edu.

Job Description Summary

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Michigan Technological University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor.

Michigan Tech attracts world-class faculty who enrich the educational experience of smart, motivated, and adventurous students. Applicants who are committed to promoting a sense of belonging and contributing to an equitable and inclusive learning environment for all are strongly encouraged to apply (https://www.mtu.edu/diversity-inclusion/).

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)

Conducting high-quality research supervised by one or more current faculty of the department, participating in research proposal writing, and teaching 3 courses per year.

Required Education, Certifications, Licensures (minimum requirements)

Ph.D. in mathematics or statistics by Aug. 15, 2022.

Required Experience (minimum requirements)

Research experience in machine learning, computational mathematics, Bayesian statistics, and teaching experience of undergraduate mathematics or statistics courses.

Desirable Education and/or Experience

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities (minimum requirements)

Potential for a productive research program. Strong communication and presentation skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across cultural boundaries and work harmoniously with diverse groups of students, faculty, and staff.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities

 

Language, Mathematics and/or Reasoning Skills

 

Work Environment and/or Physical Demands

The work environment is that of a typical office and/or classroom setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

Required Training and Other Conditions of Employment

Every employee at Michigan Technological University will receive the following 4 required pieces of training; additional training may be required by the department.

Required University Training:

  • Employee Safety Overview

  • Anti-Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation Training

  • Annual Data Security Training 

  • Annual Title IX Training

Background Check:

Offers of employment are contingent upon and not considered finalized until the required background check has been performed and the results received and assessed.

Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) % (1=100%)

 

FLSA Status

Exempt

Appointment Term

9 months

Shift

 

Pay Rate/Salary

 

Title of Position Supervisor

Department Chair

Posting Type

Internal & External

Dependent on Funding

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants (if applicable)

If interested please apply at: http://www.employment.mtu.edu/cw/en-us/job/492819.

Applicants will need to upload a cover letter and current curriculum vitae. Applicants will be asked to include names and contact information for three reference providers.

Additional Information

To learn more about the Mathematical Sciences Department visit https://www.mtu.edu/math/.

Michigan Tech is located in Houghton, MI on the south shore of Lake Superior. Houghton was recently named one of the 100 best small towns in America and the local community provides excellent resources conducive to quality family life. This area is known for natural beauty, pleasant summers, abundant snowfall, and numerous all-season outdoor activities. The University maintains its own downhill and cross-country ski facilities adjacent to campus and a nearby golf course. Numerous cultural activities and opportunities are available on campus and in the community.

Michigan Tech is proud to be an ADVANCE Institution that has thrice received National Science Foundation support to increase diversity, inclusion, and the participation and advancement of women and underrepresented individuals in STEM. (see https://www.mtu.edu/advance/).

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer, that provides equal opportunity for all, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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