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Position: Assistant Professor – Applied Mathematics, Complex Systems
Institution: Florida Polytechnic University
Location: Lakeland, Florida, United States
Duties: The Department of Applied Mathematics at Florida Polytechnic University seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor with broad teaching capacity that supports an undergraduate degree in Engineering Mathematics and has a research specialization focused on applications of mathematics, typically facilitated with advanced computing, and focused on highly topical and current engineering and applied science problems
Requirements: Ph.D. in Mathematics or closely related field with emphasis in the specializations listed above or related field/areas
   
Text: Florida Polytechnic University Skip to main content Florida Polytechnic University Assistant Professor - Applied Mathematics, Complex Systems Assistant Professor - Applied Mathematics, Complex Systems Job Description Summary The Department of Applied Mathematics at Florida Polytechnic University seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor with broad teaching capacity that supports an undergraduate degree in Engineering Mathematics and has a research specialization focused on applications of mathematics, typically facilitated with advanced computing, and focused on highly topical and current engineering and applied science problems. The Department of Applied Mathematics at Florida Polytechnic University has embarked on a new initiative in Engineering Mathematics since August 2019. The new undergraduate program provides the nexus of Florida Polytechnic University - wide activities in engineering, mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology and anticipates close collaborations between applied mathematics faculty and faculty members in other engineering and science departments. This position is part of a strategic expansion of the department that will add approximately four faculty to the current eight full time faculty members within the department. As a part of this faculty expansion, the department will be emphasizing and improving its current teaching mission and also putting in place a research presence for the department. Relatively near-term plans include a Master’s degree program for the department. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to develop a highly successful teaching and research program, participate in extramural funding efforts, publish the results of their research studies in leading scientific journals of their discipline, supervise undergraduate students, and to teach effectively at both the graduate and undergraduate level courses. In addition, the candidates are expected to assist in the broader education mission of the department. Job Description MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: Ph.D. in Mathematics or closely related field with emphasis in the specializations listed above or related field/ areas. DESIRED / PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Teaching and/or relevant research/industry experience Demonstrated ability to conduct independent and interdisciplinary funded applied research. Experience in curriculum delivery and development Experience with students’ academic mentoring Experience in program assessment and execution of a continuous improvement plan. Active participation in professional activities and organizations. Prior professional US experience with progressive responsibility. Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with diverse campus community. ABOUT FLORIDA POLY: Florida Polytechnic University opened for classes in 2014-15 and is the twelfth university in the Florida State University System. The University was created as an exclusively STEM-focused public university that offers high-value undergraduate and graduate degrees and that has intentional industry connections with a focus on economic development of the high-tech I-4 corridor. Dedicated to preparing students for the competitive STEM workforce, Florida Polytechnic University blends traditional subject matter mastery with problem solving and laboratory experiences to provide students with learning opportunities applicable to both the workplace and a career of lifelong learning. The University delivers its courses in small class sizes, emphasizes a positive student to faculty experience, and is dedicated to both its teaching and research mission. Faculty are employed at Florida Poly via renewable, term defined appointments, codified in a collective bargaining agreement, that substantially mirrors tenure systems with reappointment and progression in rank upon completion of a significant review of accomplishments. Lakeland, home to Florida Polytechnic University’s ultra-modern campus, is located along the I-4 High Tech Corridor halfway between Tampa and Orlando. Our central Florida community combines small town comfort with big-city culture. Florida’s High-Tech Corridor is home to 11,000 high-tech businesses, and Polk County alone has more than 600,000 residents, four universities and one state college. Lakeland is just a 45-minute drive from Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, professional sports teams, and thriving performing art centers. With no income tax in Florida, and home values increasing by approximately 10% over the past year, Lakeland and Central Florida continue to rise among the best places to live and work. EXPECTED STARTING SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications APPLICATION DEADLINE DATE: Positions are open until filled (or recruitment cancelled). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the United States. This proof must be provided prior to employment at the University. An appointment is not final until proof is provided. APPLICATION PROCESS: All Applicants are required to submit the following in PDF format during the application process: Cover letter Curriculum Vitae Statement of Research Interests Statement of Teaching Philosophy List of at least 3 professional references (names and contact information) Unofficial copy of the Ph.D./M.Sc. transcript Diversity Statement: Florida Polytechnic University is an equal opportunity/equal access institution. It is the policy of the Board of Trustees to provide equal opportunity for employment and educational opportunities to all (including applicants for employment, employees, applicants for admission, students, and others affiliated with the University) without regard to race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or genetic information. Special Instructions Regarding Attachments: Required attachments are listed on each posting. Please be sure to attach all required documents in the Resume/CV field before continuing through the application. Once your application has been submitted, no changes may be made and additional attachments will not be considered. An unofficial copy of the degree/transcript is acceptable during the application process. For positions requiring a degree, the official transcripts are required upon hire. Foreign Transcript: Transcripts issued outside of the United States require a equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the application deadline. All document(s) must be received on or before the closing date of the job announcements. This position requires a background check, which may include a level II screening as required by the Florida Statute §435.04. Posted 10 Days Ago Full time R1329 About Us Florida Polytechnic University, started as a university of engineering and technology, is designed to be different so that graduates possess the talent and job-ready skills to stand out from the crowd. While other top engineering schools in Florida have centers of innovation, Florida Poly was established on April 20, 2012, as a wholly innovative university dedicated to the principle that innovation occurs when research and creativity are applied to real-world challenges. Florida’s only public university for engineering and technology dedicated to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) was created to be both a rigorous academic institution and a powerful resource for high-tech industries. Florida Polytechnic University is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all faculty, staff and applicants, including those with disabilities. Consistent with its obligations under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act of 2008, and all other federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination on the basis of disability. The university provides reasonable workplace accommodations to qualified employees and applicants with disabilities. Applicants requesting disability accommodations should contact the Human Resources Department at Florida Polytechnic University. If you have any questions or need assistance, please email careers@floridapoly.edu or call (863) 874-8425 during regular business hours. Florida Polytechnic University is an equal opportunity/equal access institution. It is the policy of the Board of Trustees to provide equal opportunity for employment and educational opportunities to all (including applicants for employment, employees, applicants for admission, students, and others affiliated with the University) without regard to race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or genetic information. To report sex discrimination, including sexual harassment under Title IX please contact our Title IX Coordinator, 4700 Research Way, ASC East, Lakeland, FL 33805, email: titleixcoordinator@floridapoly.edu, call: 863-874-8484, or our online report form. Similar Jobs Follow Us © 2021 Workday, Inc. All rights reserved. Florida Polytechnic University page is loaded
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