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Assistant Professor (Mathematics)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
College of Arts & Sciences
UH Hilo
Date Posted:
February 09, 2017
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins March 06, 2017
Salary Information:
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
general funds

Other Conditions:
  • Appointment to begin approximately August 2017, pending position clearance and availability of funding. The successful applicants will teach courses in mathematics and develop and teach courses in a new data science program.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Teach lower- and upper-level undergraduate courses in mathematics; assist in the development of a new data science curriculum; engage in mathematics research related to data science; advise students; and participate in community and University-wide service.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Doctoral-level degree at the time of appointment from an accredited university in mathematics, data science, or a closely related field; evidence of data science-related research. Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations that reflect the University’s Native Hawaiian and Pacific-islander serving context.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Evidence of successful undergraduate teaching in a multicultural setting; evidence of successful teaching university courses in mathematics and/or data science; experience in developing data science curricula; evidence of engaging undergraduate students in data science research activities; evidence of departmental and/or university-level service.

To Apply:
A complete application must include: 1) a letter of application specifically addressing the ability to perform stated duties and explaining how minimum and desirable qualifications are met; 2) a current curriculum vita; 3) a one-page statement on teaching in data science; 4) a one-page statement on research; 5) academic transcripts (copies are acceptable, however, official transcripts are required prior to employment); 6) three current professional letters of reference with contact information. Failure to submit the required documents by March 6, 2017 shall deem an application to be incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Electronic submissions (preferred) will be accepted and should be submitted to:
  1. Dr. Roberto Pelalyo
  2. Attn: Asst. Professor of Computer Science Search Committee
  3. University of Hawai’i at Hilo, Division of Natural Sciences
  4. 200. W. Kawili Street
  5. Hilo, HI 96720-4091
  1. Dr. Roberto Pelayo, Search Comm Chair;

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