Position Announcement
Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
College of Arts and Sciences
American University

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2019. Applicants should have a PhD or an anticipated PhD completion by August 2019 in the field of Mathematics, Statistics, or a closely related field..

Candidates should be effective teachers and must be strongly committed to excellence in scholarly research. We welcome applications from candidates engaged in high-quality scholarship in Data Science with a strong mathematical/statistical grounding. Areas of interest include probability, data science, machine learning, Bayesian modeling, spatial statistics, harmonic analysis, times series analysis, information theory, computational topology, number theory and computational science. In addition to scholarship and teaching, responsibilities will include participation in department, school and university activities.

Salary and benefits are competitive. Applications are due December 1, 2018; after that date review will be considered as warranted until the position is filled. Please submit applications via: www.mathjobs.org. Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), and copies of recent published papers or working papers. Please contact John Nolan, 202-885-3140 or jpnolan@american.edu if you have any questions.

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The department offers both undergraduate and masters degree programs. Learn more about the College of Arts and Sciences at http://www.american.edu/cas/ and about the department at www.american.edu/cas/mathstat/.

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