Assistant Professor of Mathematics-Cluster Hire

Madison, WI

University of Wisconsin - Madison, Cluster Hire in Foundations of Data Science
The University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks to hire a faculty member with research and teaching interests in the mathematical aspects of data science, broadly defined. This position is part of a campus-wide cluster initiative to expand and broaden expertise in the fundamentals of data science at UW-Madison. Three faculty positions will be hired in the cluster, which will build a world-class core of interdisciplinary strength in the mathematical, statistical, and algorithmic foundations of data science. This hiring initiative involves the Departments of Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Sciences, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering, and the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery. It is anticipated that successful candidates will develop strong collaborations with existing data science research programs at UW-Madison -- especially with the other faculty hired under this cluster program -- and with external research centers. Responsibilities include conducting research, teaching and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students, and service at the professional and university level. Faculty will engage in robust research and develop and maintain extramural funding for research. Further information regarding this cluster initiative can be found at:
Additional departmental information is available on our website: Applications should be submitted to An application packet should include a completed AMS Standard Cover Sheet, a curriculum vitae that includes a publication list, and brief descriptions of research and teaching. Arrangements should be made to have three to four letters of recommendation, at least one of which must discuss the applicant's teaching experiences and capabilities and potential, sent to the above url address. To ensure full consideration, application packets must be received by November 15, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The Department of Mathematics is committed to increasing the number of women and under ­ represented individuals. The University of Wisconsin - Madison is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. A background check will be required prior to employment.