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Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in statistics or mathematics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte starting August, 2023. Required qualifications include a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in statistics, biostatistics, financial statistics, applied statistics, or other relevant areas of mathematics; a strong research interest in data science; a commitment to establishing a productive research program; and a commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and to building a culturally diverse work, research, and teaching environment.

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a doctoral, research-intensive urban university, located on an expanding modern campus. The second largest of the 16 UNC System campuses, UNC Charlotte offers more than 30,000 culturally and ethnically diverse students a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The University is a Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement campus and an APLU Innovation and Economic Prosperity University. It supports faculty with excellent family and medical leave policies, junior faculty development awards, internal faculty research grant opportunities, and other research opportunities. Charlotte offers a dynamic space to live, work and connect for faculty, students, alumni, and staff, with its outstanding cultural, recreational, and business amenities. As the 15th largest U.S. city, Charlotte is consistently ranked one of the best cities to live (#20 by U.S. News & World Report.).

The School of Data Science (SDS) is an interdisciplinary unit with more than 80 faculty associated with 21 departments and is governed by four colleges including the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, the College of Computing and Informatics, the Belk College of Business, and the College of Health and Human Services. SDS offers three academic programs, extensive collaborative research, and a data and computational infrastructure for researchers. UNC Charlotte is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. UNC Charlotte is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Applications must be made electronically at (position number 006553) and must include a letter of interest that addresses the requirements for the position; a curriculum vitae; a statement of research plans (part of which must be a statement stating previous experience or plan for interdisciplinary research); a statement of teaching experience, philosophy, and interests; a statement of diversity addressing demonstrated commitment to building culturally diverse work, research, and teaching environment; copies (either official or unofficial) of graduate transcripts; and contact information for at least three (3) professional references. All candidates are subject to a background check. Evaluations of applications will commence on October 14, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

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