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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Texas Tech University invites applications at the level of assistant professor for a tenure-track position beginning Fall 2018. Strong preference will be given to candidates who work in the areas of computational applied mathematics, in its largest context. The department seeks candidates who will be engaged in nationally visible scholarship, establish externally-funded research programs, interact with the existing research groups, participate in interdisciplinary collaborations and service, involve graduate students in their research, and show excellence in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. A Ph.D. in mathematics, applied mathematics, biomathematics, statistics, or a related area, at the time of appointment, is required. A demonstrated record of peer reviewed publication is expected, as well as a strong potential for external funding.

Research areas of special interest include scientific computing, interdisciplinary mathematical research, energy and environmental studies/alternative energies, bioscience (in particular, cancer research, obesity, neuroscience, nutritional science, and epidemiology), financial and actuarial mathematics, cybersecurity/cybermathematics, quantum computing, cryptology, image analysis and computer assisted visualization.

Candidates should apply at http://www.texastech.edu/careers/ using Computational mathematics — requisition #11049BR, by December 10, 2017.

Applicants are expected to submit a letter of application along with a completed AMS standard cover sheet, current CV, research and teaching statements. In addition to the mandated online application, applicants must have three reference letters e-mailed to misty.rangel@ttu.edu by December 20, 2017. Review of applications will begin in late December.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

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