University of Alabama in Huntsville — Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Statistics

TITLE: Assistant Professor

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Statistics to begin in August 2022.  Applicants must have a PhD in Statistics or a closely related field completed by the appointment date. Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching and research. 

The Department of Mathematical Sciences, which offers academic programs leading to Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Mathematics and the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Applied Mathematics, has over 20 full-time faculty members whose expertise covers main topics arising in applied mathematics. The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, advise undergraduate and graduate students, and engage in funded research. 

APPOINTMENT DATE: August 2022

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The UAH College of Science advances cutting-edge research and offers first-rate degree programs thanks to our distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities. Our location in Huntsville facilitates partnerships and collaborations with NASA, the U.S. Army, NOAA, the HudsonAlpha Institute of Biotechnology, and numerous other high-tech companies. 

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering; Nursing; Professional Studies; and Science.  Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast.  It is a national aerospace and high technology research center and is home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice.  

ABOUT HUNTSVILLE:  Huntsville is nicknamed “The Rocket City” for its close history with U.S. space missions. It is the center of rocket-propulsion research in the United States, primarily because the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM) and NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center are located on nearby Redstone Arsenal. Huntsville is also home to many space, defense, and other high-technology companies, most of which are located in Cummings Research Park, adjacent to the UAH campus, and the second-largest research park in the nation. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE:  To apply for the position, please submit the following required application materials electronically no later than February 15, 2022:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Research statement
  4. Teaching statement 
  5. Transcripts
  6. Three reference letters

to the Search Committee through: 

Dr. Toka Diagana

University of Alabama in Huntsville
e-mail: mathchair@uah.edu 

A formal review of the applications will begin January 17, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. 

Prospective candidates are also required to fill out the following Affirmative Action Survey:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf35ITuMfhylcaI4vIkXZAMbBdePPeLU0QolMO9znHQNboOtQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled.

Please refer to log number: 22-23-562

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