Assistant Professor – Mathematics: Statistics/Data Science/Computational Math
September 11, 2018
Glassboro, New Jersey
The Department of Mathematics invites outstanding applicants for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position to begin in Fall 2019. Primary responsibilities include: teaching courses in statistics and data science or pure and applied mathematics (depending on the field of expertise), conducting an active research agenda applied in a fundamental way to solve real world problems. Candidates are also expected to contribute in meaningful ways to service responsibilities at the department, college and university levels.
Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Statistics, Mathematics, or a related discipline. Successful candidates are expected to develop and maintain an active, highly visible, extramurally funded research program with outstanding scholarship and to demonstrate excellence in teaching and mentoring both graduate and undergraduate students. Research area is open, but preference will be given to applicants who will contribute significantly to our university’s existing interdisciplinary research, as important opportunities and partnerships exist with area industry, within the College of Science and Mathematics, and throughout the University and its two medical schools.
The Department of Mathematics currently has 300 undergraduates and 20 graduate students, and offers B.A., B.S. and M.A. degrees; as well as minors in Statistics & Operations Research and Applied Mathematics. There are 23 full-time, tenure-track faculty, many doing research in pure and applied mathematics, statistics, mathematics education, and interdisciplinary work with colleagues from other departments and colleges.
Starting Date: September 1, 2019
Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified Doctoral University (Moderate Research Activity) with approximately 19,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven academic colleges and five schools—the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment—with an Honors College that spans across disciplines. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 90 public research universities and the 7th fastest growing research institution in the nation.
Contact & Procedure:
Review of applications begins November 5, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates must complete the faculty application through our online system and upload (PDF format) a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement/portfolio, a research statement, graduate transcripts (copies acceptable), and the names and contact information for three references. References will be contacted with instructions on how to submit their recommendation letters electronically.
A leading public institution, Rowan University combines liberal education with professional preparation from the baccalaureate through the doctorate. Rowan provides a collaborative, learning-centered environment in which highly qualified and diverse faculty, staff, and students integrate teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, and community service. Through intellectual, social and cultural contributions, the University enriches the lives of those in the campus community and surrounding region.