Assistant Professor Applied Mathematics

University of Maryland

Baltimore, MD

ID: 7191847
Posted: November 6, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) has an opening for a tenure track faculty position in Applied Mathematics, starting from August 2024.

The appointment is 9 months per year. Candidates should have finished their PhD in applied mathematics (or a related field) before their appointment start date, and show promise for a career in research and teaching. A successful candidate should have a strong background in applied and/or computational mathematics, conduct independent research and possess research synergy with current faculty members, and teach courses in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, UMBC.
We welcome strong applications from candidates in all areas of applied mathematics, with priority given to candidates with expertise in optimization/data science. A commitment to securing external funding is expected. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is committed to the UMBC and departmental
mission of inclusion. We are particularly interested in candidates who demonstrate an active commitment to the inclusion of underserved and/or underrepresented populations in research, teaching, leadership, and/or service.

Applicants should submit (a) a curriculum vitae that includes publications; (b) a description of research interests and research plans; (c) a brief teaching statement; (d) a statement of commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access in higher education; and (e) have at least three letters of recommendation submitted on their behalf.
Applicants should apply using the Interfolio System:
Applications submitted by December 7, 2023 will be given full consideration, although applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Early application is encouraged.

UMBC is a Carnegie classified R1 institution, as well as an MSI (a Minority Serving Institution, as classified by the US Dept. of the Interior), in Baltimore County, Maryland. The campus is 15 minutes by car from Baltimore City, and 45 minutes from the Washington D.C. metro area. UMBC has both Applied Mathematics and Statistics PhD and masters programs which serve the greater Baltimore-Washington region. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has active research areas across applied mathematics and statistics.

UMBC and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics are dedicated to creating an inclusive, collegial environment where all faculty members can achieve excellence. UMBC is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the participation of women in academic careers. Thus, candidates from diverse backgrounds, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and other traditionally under-represented groups in the sciences, are strongly encouraged to apply. Interest and experience in working with a diverse student and faculty population is valued. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has close ties with the nationally-acclaimed Meyerhoff Scholars Program. Our faculty members have taught in the Meyerhoff summer bridge program for decades. Several faculty members actively participate in the Women in Science and Engineering group, as well as the Advanced Leadership Cohort program. Information on faculty diversity initiatives and faculty groups is available at:

For further information, inquiries can be directed to the co-chairs of the search committee:
Hye-Won Kang: [email protected]
Bedrich Sousedik: [email protected]