Assistant or Associate Professor - Statistics/Data Science
The University of Texas at Arlington
Location: Arlington, Texas
Internal Number: 26030
The Department of Mathematics in the College of Science, the University of Texas at Arlington, invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position in Statistics and Data Science at the assistant or associate professor level to start in September 2024.
Successful candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching and advising of undergraduate and graduate students in the areas of statistics and data science and will have opportunities to develop courses that align with their research interests. Faculty are expected to establish/have an active research program that broadens UT-Arlington's talent pool, write grant proposals and secure external funding, teach BS, MS, PhD courses in statistics and data science, collaborate with other faculty, supervise and mentor students of diverse backgrounds and interests, and be involved in service to the department, university, and the profession.
The minimum qualification is a doctoral degree in Statistics, Data Science, Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, or related areas. Candidates are expected to establish/have an internationally recognized research program and to have demonstrated a solid commitment to excellence in teaching, mentoring, and service. Full consideration will be given to applicants whose research interests align with the University's Data- Driven Discovery research objectives, in particular in the areas of statistical applications, theory, or methods; statistical machine learning; and data science.
Candidates in any research area of statistics and data science are welcome to apply. They include but are not limited to.
conducting multidisciplinary research in multiomics, health informatics, immunoinformatics, genetics, neuroinformatics, among others,
working with health-related data and emerging technologies, AI, ML, VR, etc.
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.