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Position: Assistant or Associate Professor
Institution: University of Georgia
Location: Athens, Georgia, United States
Duties: The Department of Mathematics at the University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track position starting August 2024, at the rank of Assistant Professor. For exceptionally well-qualified candidates, appointment at the Associate Professor level may be possible
Requirements: Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Mathematics or related field at the time of appointment
   
Text: Skip to Main Content 215 S. Jackson St. Athens, GA 30602 Tel (706) 542-2222 Email: hrweb@uga.edu Toggle navigation Home Search Jobs Log In /Create Account Help UGA Home UGA Human Resources About UGA Living in Athens Benefits Assistant or Associate Professor Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening. To apply for the position, please click the Apply for this Job link/button. If you would like to bookmark this position for later review, click on the Bookmark link. If you would like to print a copy of this position for your records, click on the Print Preview link. Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details. To apply, please submit a cover letter stating your qualifications for this Mathematics Related to AI and Data Science position, a vita with a list of publications, a teaching statement, a research statement, and four letters of recommendation (one addressing the candidate’s teaching skills), through mathjobs.org. Candidates need to also apply through UGAJobs, with a list of references who provided recommendation letters on mathjobs.org. Applicants should apply to this position through both MathJobs and UGAJobs; candidates who do not apply to UGAJobs cannot be considered for the position. Complete applications must be received by March 8, 2024 to ensure full consideration, but review will continue until the position is filled. Posting Details Posting Details Posting Number F1894P Working Title Assistant or Associate Professor Department Franklin-Mathematics About the University of Georgia Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( https://www.uga.edu/ ). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens. About the College/Unit/Department The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. College/Unit/Department website Posting Type External Retirement Plan Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Underutilization Advertised Salary Anticipated Start Date 08/01/2024 Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) Job Posting Date 02/08/2024 Job Closing Date Open until filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants To apply, please submit a cover letter stating your qualifications for this Mathematics Related to AI and Data Science position, a vita with a list of publications, a teaching statement, a research statement, and four letters of recommendation (one addressing the candidate’s teaching skills), through mathjobs.org. Candidates need to also apply through UGAJobs, with a list of references who provided recommendation letters on mathjobs.org. Applicants should apply to this position through both MathJobs and UGAJobs; candidates who do not apply to UGAJobs cannot be considered for the position. Complete applications must be received by March 8, 2024 to ensure full consideration, but review will continue until the position is filled. Location of Vacancy Athens Area EEO Statement The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu). USG Core Values Statement The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning, as well the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy 8.2.18.1.2 and can be found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section8/C224/#p8.2.18_personnel_conduct . Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2653 . Position Details Position Information Classification Title Open Rank FLSA Faculty Rank Open Rank (Tenure Track) Contract Type Academic (9 mo.) Tenure Status Tenure Track Minimum Qualifications Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Mathematics or related field at the time of appointment. Position Summary The Department of Mathematics at the University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track position starting August 2024, at the rank of Assistant Professor. For exceptionally well-qualified candidates, appointment at the Associate Professor level may be possible. The University of Georgia ( UGA ) is making significant investments in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data Science to address some of society’s most urgent challenges. To this end, UGA has established the Presidential Interdisciplinary Faculty Hiring Initiative in Data Science and AI , which aims to recruit 50 new faculty members over three years who will educate students and advance research in Data Science and AI, including both foundational research and applied research in cross-cutting areas such as cybersecurity, cyber-physical systems, infectious diseases, integrative precision agriculture, ethics, resilient communities, and the environment. Within UGA’s broad initiative, the School of Computing, in collaboration with the Department of Mathematics and the UGA Institute for Cybersecurity and Privacy, has established a cluster hire initiative on Secure AI Systems that can support a variety of sensitive applications, including (but not limited to) secure, privacy-preserving, and efficient learning for biomedical applications. This cluster hire initiative aims to hire four new faculty members over two years in the following areas of research: Mathematics Related to AI and Data Science (this position), Cryptography with applications to Machine Learning systems and algorithms, Computer Vision, and High-Performance AI Systems. Additional Requirements Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies Candidates for this position should have a strong research record and background in Mathematics or Computer Science, specifically in fields with close connections to mathematics related to AI and data science, broadly interpreted. Examples of potential research areas include but are not limited to cryptography, big data, small data, mathematics of deep learning, decision making under uncertainty, complex networks, and trustworthy AI.. Candidates for this position should also demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students. Physical Demands Is this a Position of Trust? No Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? No Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Is driving a responsibility of this position? No Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? No Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) No Credit and P-Card policy Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website . Background Investigation Policy Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including, a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of Georgia; confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials (including reference checks) as they relate to the job-based requirements of the position applied for; and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. You may also be subject to a pre-employment drug test for positions with high-risk responsibilities, if applicable. Please visit the UGA Background Check website . Duties/Responsibilities Posting Specific Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Applicant Documents Required Documents Resume/CV Cover Letter List of References with Contact Information Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy Research Portfolio/Philosophy Optional Documents Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact University HR (hrweb@uga.edu). The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. To ensure the security of your data, you will be logged out due to inactivity in 3 minutes at . Any data not saved will be lost. Click 'OK' to keep your session active.
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