Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Positions in Applied Math, Statistics, Data Science
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Type: Full Time
The Department of Mathematics at Rowan University is seeking to hire one or more tenure-track faculty to begin their appointment in September 2023. Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, or a closely related field. This search is part of a broader, multi-year faculty hiring initiative across the College of Science & Mathematics.
Subject areas in statistics and data science that are of particular interest to us include, but are not limited to:
Statistical methods in genetic epidemiology, eHealth and telemedicine;
statistical methods for big data, deep and reinforcement learning;
Subject areas in applied mathematics that are of particular interest to us include, but are not limited to:
application of mathematics for medicine and biology;
geophysical fluid dynamics, transport and dispersion analysis, control and dynamical systems;
optimization methods for data science, quantum information science
Preference will be given to candidates with a track record and/or potential to establish and sustain a strong research program. We anticipate hiring at the Assistant Professor level, but outstanding candidates may be considered at the Associate or Full Professor levels. The successful candidates are expected to develop and maintain an active, highly visible, extramurally funded research program with outstanding scholarship, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and contribute to the various service endeavors in the Department, College, and University. Opportunities for collaboration exist within the Department, the College of Science & Mathematics, as well as with Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, a newly approved School of Veterinary Medicine, partnership with Virtua Health, the College of Engineering, other colleges at the university, and within Rowan’s engagement with New Jersey renewable energy initiatives (in particular off-shore wind).
The Department of Mathematics is one of six departments in the College of Science & Mathematics and offers B.A. in Mathematics, B.S. in Mathematics, an M.A. in Mathematics, and an M.S. in Data Science. Additional relevant undergraduate and graduate degree programs (including a Ph.D.) are currently under development at both the department and college levels.
Complete applications will include:
Current detailed CV
Statement of research interests, including applicant’s future research goals
Statement of teaching philosophy that includes the candidate’s commitment to inclusive teaching and mentoring practices
Graduate transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable for initial review)
Names and contact information for at least three references; confidential letters will be requested if an application is moved forward
Review of applications will commence on October 10, 2022 and continue until suitable candidates have been identified. Applicants will need to submit the above materials via our online application system at
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations. Questions regarding the position should be directed to MATHsearch@rowan.edu.
A top 100 national public research institution, Rowan University’s eight colleges and nine schools offer programs at the bachelor’s, doctoral, and professional levels to 23,000 students across its campuses including the main campus in Glassboro, N.J. and its medical school campuses in Camden and Stratford. Rowan focuses on use-inspired research at the intersection of engineering, medicine, science and business while ensuring excellence in undergraduate education. A Carnegie-classified (R2/high research activity) institution, Rowan has been recognized as the third fastest-growing public research university by The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. The Department of Mathematics and the College of Science & Mathematics are dedicated to building a culturally diverse faculty and especially encourages applications from women and individuals from underrepresented groups in higher education.
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