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Position: Assistant Professor in High Performance Computational Mathematics
Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Location: Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to establish a distinguished research program and to provide effective instruction and advising to a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students. Additional responsibilities include: continuing development of professional capabilities and scholarly activities, including travel to professional meetings; curriculum development, in particular enhancing the computing aspects of the Mathematics and CMDA curricula; participation in department, college, and university governance; and professional service
Requirements: Job requirements include a Ph.D. in mathematics or a related field at the time of appointment and expertise in advanced high performance computing. Position will require occasional travel to conferences and meetings
   
Text: Division of Human Resources / Jobs / Listings Careers at Virginia Tech Assistant Professor in High Performance Computational Mathematics Apply now Job no: 518015 Work type: Teaching & Research Faculty Senior management: College of Science Department: Mathematics Location: Blacksburg Area Categories: Instructional / Teaching Faculty Job Description Virginia Tech Department of Mathematics Faculty Position in High Performance Computational Mathematics The Virginia Tech Department of Mathematics anticipates a tenure-track opening in High Performance Computational Mathematics with a start date of August 10, 2022, at our Blacksburg, VA, campus. The successful candidate will have a strong background at the intersection of computational mathematics and advanced high performance computing. Possible specialties include, but are not limited to, numerical linear algebra, randomized numerical linear algebra, big data, mathematics of data, tensors, inverse problems, numerical PDE modeling, PDE solvers, reduced order data driven modeling, machine learning, or uncertainty quantification. Application areas of interest include, but are not limited to, geosciences, neurosciences, physics, biology, or economics. Appointment as an Assistant Professor of Mathematics is anticipated, but exceptional senior candidates will be considered for positions of Associate Professor of Mathematics or Professor of Mathematics. Teaching and service duties will be split between the Mathematics Department and the Computational Modeling and Data Analytics (CMDA) program. The CMDA program is a collaborative effort involving faculty members from several departments, located in the College of Science’s Academy of Data Science (https://data.science.vt.edu). The college’s recently launched Academy of Data Science embodies Virginia Tech’s commitment to its land-grant mission of using leadership in teaching, research, and service to address society’s pressing problems. Job requirements include a Ph.D. in mathematics or a related field at the time of appointment and expertise in advanced high performance computing. Position will require occasional travel to conferences and meetings. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a distinguished research program and to provide effective instruction and advising to a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students. Additional responsibilities include: continuing development of professional capabilities and scholarly activities, including travel to professional meetings; curriculum development, in particular enhancing the computing aspects of the Mathematics and CMDA curricula; participation in department, college, and university governance; and professional service. Appointment Type Regular Review Date 11/29/2021 Additional Information The Mathematics Department is committed to building an inclusive community of mathematical scientists through programs and activities that are woven into the department’s research, teaching, and outreach efforts. Our commitment is illustrated by programs such as our: Broadening Engagement and Participation in Undergraduate Research; Mathematics: Opportunities in Research and Education; and professional development activities organized by the Virginia Tech Chapter of the Association for Women in Mathematics, winner of the 2021 AWM Student Chapter Award for Scientific Excellence. Through undergraduates’ supervised tutoring of local public school students and through the department’s participation in the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative, the Mathematics Department introduces secondary school and community college students to opportunities in the mathematical sciences. The diversity statement required in our application process gives candidates opportunities to bring to our attention their qualifications for and interest in contributing to efforts to diversify our discipline. Strong statements will demonstrate informed awareness of the rewards and challenges arising from efforts to provide equitable opportunities for all. Specific examples of experiences, activities, and plans will help us identify candidates who can support and extend our department’s commitment to inclusive excellence. Virginia Tech is committed to supporting the success of its faculty members through policies that include the modification of duties, the extension of tenure clocks, mentoring, proposal-writing guidance, and dual-career accommodations, depending on individual circumstances. Interviewed candidates will meet with a work-life liaison for a confidential conversation about details of these policies. An online application is required. To apply, please visit www.jobs.vt.edu, select “Apply Now,” and search by posting number 518015. Please include a cover letter, a CV, a research statement, a teaching statement, and a diversity statement as part of the online application. Each applicant should provide at least four references. Important - please note: The application system only allows each applicant to enter and request letters of recommendations from three references. In order to provide the fourth or any additional references, the applicant must upload and submit a separate PDF document named “additional references”. Then, the applicant must request those letters of recommendation be emailed directly by the reference provider to: compmath21@math.vt.edu Additional information about position requirements and responsibilities can be found at the following url’s: http://www.hr.vt.edu or https://www.math.vt.edu The faculty handbook (at https://faculty.vt.edu/faculty-handbook.html ) gives a complete description of faculty responsibilities. Questions about the search may be addressed to: compmath21@math.vt.edu. The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check as well as documentation of COVID-19 vaccination or receive approval from the university for a vaccination exemption due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Applications received by November 29, 2021, will receive full consideration. About Virginia Tech Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually. Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law. If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Glenda Dalton at gldalto1@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event. 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