Assistant Professor

Posting Details

Posting Summary

Posting Number FAC00132PO17
Classification Title Assistant Professor
Internal Title Assistant Professor
Campus Columbia 01
College/Division College of Arts and Sciences
Department Mathematics
Advertised Salary Range We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.
Location of Vacancy
Part/Full Time Full Time
Hours per week 40
Hours per year 1560
Position Category Full-time Equivalent (FTE)
Basis 9 months
Work County Richland 40
Tenure Information Tenure-Track/Tenured
Job Search Category Faculty

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Benefits for FTE Positions

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers state employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Applications are invited for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of applied and computational mathematics, associated with the SmartState Chair in Data Analysis, Simulation, Imaging, and Visulaization (DASIV). Areas of particular interest include data assimilation and parameter estimation, reduced order modeling and related stable variational formulations of underlying PDE models, or machine learning in structural imaging. An overarching theme for the research conducted in the DASIV center is the development of new syntheses of data-driven and model based methodologies.

Review of applications will begin on December 31, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. To ensure consideration, applications should be received by January 8, 2018.

Required Education and Experience

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Mathematics, an outstanding research program, a commitment to effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and a demonstrated potential for excellence in both research and teaching.

Preferred Qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date 08/16/2018
Job Open Date 10/23/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant

A completed application should contain a cover letter, curriculum vitae, description of research plans, statement of teaching philosophy, and four letters of recommendation. One of the letters should appraise your teaching ability.

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Funding Information

Position Attributes

Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Other Supporting Documents
  4. Teaching Statement
  5. Research Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3