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|Job Class Code||00011|
|Working Title||Debnath Endowed Professor in COS/SMSS|
|Number of Vacancies||1|
|Location||Rio Grande Valley|
|Division/Organization||Division of Academic Affairs|
|Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position|
|Scope of Job||
The School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (SMSS) at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) invites applications for the Debnath Endowed Professor position. The Debnath Endowed Professorship in the Mathematical Sciences (“Debnath Endowed Professorship”) will be an endowment that shall promote and support excellence in research in the mathematical sciences in the College of Sciences at UTRGV, in accordance with the Regents’ Rules and Regulations pertaining to endowed academic positions. It is encouraged that the applicant has experience teaching and conducting research and service with women and underrepresented minority groups and in integrating technology into instruction or teaching in various environments including alternative delivery models. In accordance with the UTRGV strategic plan, the applicant is expected to contribute to the dual-language program or to the creation of new doctoral programs in mathematics.
Additionally, the applicant is expected to possess personal characteristics to serve as an example to students, faculty, and professional colleagues.
At UTRGV, the applicant will find numerous collaborative research opportunities with outstanding faculty in the SMSS as well as in other departments, including the newly established School of Medicine; the School of Earth, Environmental and Marine Sciences (SEEMS); the South Texas Diabetes and Obesity Institute; the Center for Advanced Radio Astronomy; and the Center for Gravitational Wave Astronomy. The School has an active research program in pure and applied mathematics, probability and statistics, and math education with over 40 tenured or tenure track faculty members. The appointment requires teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and also supervising research by undergraduate, graduate and high school students. The School has a BS program in Mathematics (over 300 majors), a newly approved BS program in Statistics (effective fall 2018) and a growing MS program in Mathematics. The BS program in Mathematics has concentrations in Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, Economics, Science and Engineering, Statistics, Middle School and Secondary School, along with a UTeach program. The MS program in Mathematics has concentrations in Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, Mathematics Teaching, and Statistics. The School welcomes excellent faculty to support the many endeavors and new initiatives in research/scholarship, teaching and student support.
PhD in Mathematical Sciences from an accredited university.
|Discipline Specific Required Qualifications||
A successful candidate for the Debnath Endowed Professorship shall satisfy the criteria for the appointment at the rank of full professor with tenure developed by UTRGV and the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (SMSS), which include, but are not limited to:
• Appointment at the rank of full professor with tenure at UTRGV;
|License or Certification Required?|
|Salary||Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience and based on budgetary approval|
|Desired Start Date||01/16/2020|
UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is performed primarily in a general office environment. This position is security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
|Special Instructions to Applicants||
Complete all sections on the online application. If you are applying for the first time please complete all biographical information including address, email and phone. You may update this at any time by selecting to edit your profile in the application. Security sensitive; All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). CBCs will be conducted for all candidates invited for an on-campus interview.
Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to
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