The Department of Mathematics at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach campus, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, starting Fall 2019.The Department of Mathematics provides the mathematical foundation for Embry-Riddle’s various degree programs. In addition, the Department also offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Computational Mathematics and minors in Applied Mathematics and Computational Mathematics. Starting Fall 2019, the Department has proposed to offer an interdisciplinary graduate degree program in Data Science with multiple tracks that integrate the strengths of the other degree programs within ERAU. The hallmark of the degree programs, in the Department of Mathematics, is the industrial connection of the curricula that aims to prepare students for a rewarding industrial career.
The primary task of the new position will be to teach and develop courses in the upcoming graduate program in Data Science. More specifically, the duties of the position include, but are not limited to teaching graduate level statistics and data visualization courses and mentoring the graduate students in their research and undergraduate seniors on their senior projects. Therefore, candidates with substantial industrial experiences are strongly encouraged to apply. Excellence in teaching is our priority and one of our Department’s primary goals is to contribute to the success of our students and the growth of our student population. We are looking for experienced professionals who are passionate about service to students, teaching, and the learning process. All tenured and tenure-track faculty members in the Department of Mathematics are expected to be active in research and scholarly production. Therefore, active involvement in scholarly activities, especially mentoring graduate students in project-based applied research will be highly considered in future promotion.
The candidate must hold Ph.D. Degree in Statistics, Data science or a related field (by the time of appointment) with some teaching experience. The research within the Department of Mathematics has been growing steadily in a variety of research areas while focusing on teaching excellence along with a strong emphasis on project-based learning. The new graduate program will bring additional exciting research opportunities. In keeping with Embry-Riddle’s hands-on approach to a broad range of disciplines, the Department of Mathematics emphasizes research in areas such as high-performance computing, fluid mechanics, weather forecasting, financial mathematics, mathematics education, applications of data sciences, etc.