The Department of Mathematics at the University of North Dakota seeks an assistant professor in statistics or mathematics with research interests in artificial intelligence and artificial neural networks. This is a 9-month, tenure track position contingent on availability of funding.
The Mathematics Department is housed in the College of Arts & Sciences and currently offers a BS in Mathematics, MS and MEd in Mathematics.
Established in 1883, the University of North Dakota is the oldest research university in North Dakota. It is the state’s flagship university and is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as having high research activity. Founded with a strong liberal arts foundation, UND has grown into a prominent scientific research university and was recently ranked among the top 100 public and top 25 most innovative universities in the country by U.S. News and World Report and is widely regarded as among the top universities in the American Northern Plains region. UND offers degrees in more than 225 fields of study with nearly 14,000 students. It is the home of the state’s only School of Law. The School of Medicine has major initiatives in rural and public health, and Aerospace is home to one of the first and largest unmanned aerial vehicle programs in the world.
UND is located in Grand Forks, North Dakota, a vibrant college town of over 57,000 people located on the border of North Dakota and Minnesota. Short commutes, a great public school system, high quality medical facilities, low crime, ample parks and theaters, and a cost of living below that found in large American cities are some of Grand Forks’ advantages. Ranked as one of the top 5 Best Small College Towns, and America’s Best Hockey Town, Grand Forks offers stellar quality of life without the metropolitan hassles.
Duties & Responsibilities
The successful applicant will receive a contract with an approximate distribution of 30% teaching; 60% research; 10% service effort. UND and the College of Arts & Sciences value diverse perspectives and seek applicants who are committed to the success of students from underrepresented backgrounds in Mathematics.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.
Minimum Hiring Salary
Competitive salary and start-up package.
Work Schedule/Start Date
Position is full-time, benefited and exempt. Dates of initial contract are August 16, 2022 to May 15, 2023. Summer teaching may be available but is neither guaranteed nor required.
For full consideration, applications must be received by November 15, 2021 and include the following materials:
Position is open until filled.
Questions can be directed to the Department Chair, Dr. Gerri Dunnigan at firstname.lastname@example.org.