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.
It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status. The University also prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the University's compliance with this policy.
The University of Texas at Arlington is located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metroplex, a vibrant and diverse metropolitan area that is home to over 7 million people, one of the fastest-growing tech economies in the United States, and a wide array of arts, entertainment, and cultural activities. UTA is a comprehensive teaching, research, and public service institution dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through scholarship and creative work. The University is committed to providing access and ensuring student success, and to a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization of discoveries by our community of scholars. With an enrollment of more than 40,000 students, UTA is the second largest in the University of Texas System. As a result of its combination of rigorous academics and innovative research, UTA is designated as a Carnegie R-1 “Very High Research Activity” institution. UTA ranks No. 4 nationally in Military Times’ annual “Best for Vets: Colleges” list and is among the top 30 performers nationwide for promoting social mobility of its graduates (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). UTA is designated by the U.S. Department of Education as... both a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI), and it has one of the top 5 most ethnically diverse undergraduate student bodies in the United States (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). Its approximately 270,000 alumni, including some who occupy leadership positions at many of the 24 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in North Texas, contribute to UTA’s $22.2 billion annual economic impact on Texas.
Furthermore, UTA is poised to experience widespread growth in the near future. The university recently launched the first phase of its RISE 100 initiative aimed at recruiting 100 new tenure-system faculty to amplify research standing and position UTA as a leader in key scholarly areas; more details are available at https://www.uta.edu/administration/president/strategic-plan/rise100. The successful candidate for this position will have the opportunity to join UTA during an exciting period of growth and contribute as the university broadens its impact.