Employment Opportunities

 


Chair, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications and nominations for the position of Chair of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. The Chair is expected to possess the vision necessary to lead the department as it contributes to the University’s goal of becoming a leading research university and as it continues in its commitment to provide educational opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students of diverse backgrounds.  The preferred starting date is July 1, 2019.

Qualifications: This tenured position at the Full Professor level is open to candidates who have 1) a PhD in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field; 2) a distinguished record of teaching and scholarly research; 3) demonstrated success in attracting external funding; 4) the leadership and interpersonal skills necessary to lead a vibrant, diverse department committed to teaching and research excellence; and 5) ability to work with faculty and administrators across the university; and 6) strong commitment to promoting diversity in the work environment. Previous successful chair or significant administrative experience is preferred.

Responsibilities: The Chair provides leadership to the Department on a day-to-day basis. In addition, the Chair must be able to 1) work with faculty and students from multiple disciplines; 2) attract and retain top-tier faculty; 3) maintain and enhance existing undergraduate and graduate degree programs; 4) cooperate with other departments to enhance student success; 5) advance the commitment of the Department to research in the mathematical sciences, teaching excellence, and community-based scholarship and outreach; 6) pursue external funding opportunities; and 7) support and promote diversity in the university community.

The Department: The Department has 59 full-time faculty members (including eleven lecturers) and a staff of four. The Department’s mission is to create, extend, and disseminate basic and applied knowledge of mathematics and statistics through scholarly research, teaching, and service. We offer BA and BS degrees in Mathematics and Mathematics for Business, an MS degree in Mathematics (including concentrations in general mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, and mathematics education), an MS degree in Mathematical Finance (in collaboration with the College of Business), and a PhD degree in Applied Mathematics. Currently, there are 45 PhD students, 27 Masters students, and over 450 undergraduate majors. The Department has strong faculty in Applied Mathematics (computation and numerical analysis, dynamical systems, financial mathematics, inverse problems, probability, and mathematical physics), Pure Mathematics (algebra, analysis, combinatorics, number theory, and topology), Mathematics Education, and Statistics.

The University and College: UNC Charlotte is a rapidly growing doctoral-granting urban university located in the largest metropolitan area between Washington DC, and Atlanta. The University is a Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement campus. Over 29,000 culturally diverse students currently are enrolled at the University. As the largest college at UNC Charlotte, the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences houses 20 departments in the humanities, social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences and military sciences, as well as 25 applied research centers and interdisciplinary programs. It offers eight doctoral degrees, 24 master's degrees, 12 graduate certificates, and 32 undergraduate degrees.

The Charlotte Region: Charlotte, the 17th largest city in the US, is one of the nation’s fastest growing metropolitan areas and is the second largest banking/financial center in the nation. The Charlotte community enjoys a multicultural population, a vibrant downtown, an array of artistic offerings, a wealth of public health and healthcare resources, many lovely neighborhoods with tree-lined streets, a world-class airport, several professional sports franchises, and proximity to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.

Applications and Nominations.

Candidates must apply online at http://jobs.uncc.edu, position number #006538.  Applicants should include a letter that clearly delineates how they meet the qualifications outlined above; a current curriculum vitae; a detailed statement concerning their philosophy with respect to teaching, research, and leadership/management style; and contact information for three references. Finalists will be asked during their screening interview to discuss how the topics of diversity and inclusion are incorporated into their teaching, research, and administrative activities. The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree and submit to a criminal background check. Screening of applications will begin December 3, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information, confidential inquiries, or nominations, please contact the co-chairs of the search committee, Dr. Michael Grabchak (mgrabcha@uncc.edu) and Dr. Evan Houston (eghousto@uncc.edu).

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

 

Lecturer in Mathematics Education

Applications are invited for a lecturer position in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte starting August, 2019. This is a nine-month appointment, initially for a three-year term, with the possibility of renewal.

This position is in the area of mathematics education and is a joint appointment between the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and the College of Education. Duties involve teaching four courses each semester and some service responsibilities. More specifically, these courses will be mathematics and mathematics education courses required for elementary education majors. The service activities include support for departmental grant activities and curriculum development. Required qualifications include a master's degree or equivalent in mathematics or mathematics education, at least three years of K—12 school teaching experience as well as some teaching experience at the college level in the area of mathematics education. Preferred qualifications include teaching experience with methods and content courses for elementary education majors, teaching large classes, and demonstrated commitment to and experience with teaching a diverse student body. In addition, prior involvement in mathematics education grant activities would be preferred. These could include developing curriculum and leading professional development for teachers.

Applications must be made electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu (use position number 006603) and must include a letter of interest that addresses the requirements for the position, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience, philosophy, and interests, and copies (either official or unofficial) of graduate transcripts. Applicants must also arrange to have three letters of reference on appropriate letterhead stationery forwarded (in PDF format, if submitted electronically) on their behalf to Faculty Search Committee, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223, or via email to Ms. Sarah Hornbeck (srhornbe@uncc.edu) with “Math Education Lecturer Position Reference” in the subject line. Evaluations of applications will commence on December 10, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. The offer of the position is contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a criminal background check.

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a doctoral, research intensive university located in one of the nation's fastest growing metropolitan areas on an expanding, modern campus. One of sixteen campuses in one of the oldest public university systems in the United States, UNC Charlotte offers over 29,000 students a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. As the largest college at UNC Charlotte, the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CLAS) houses 20 departments in the humanities, social sciences, physical sciences and military sciences, as well as 24 applied research centers and interdisciplinary programs. It offers eight doctoral degrees, 34 master's degrees and graduate certificates and 34 undergraduate degrees. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is the largest department in the university. Currently the department has close to sixty full-time faculty and staff members, over 450 undergraduate majors and a robust Ph.D. program, the. Faculty research interests include such fields as algebra, analysis, computational mathematics, differential equations, mathematical finance, inverse problems, mathematical physics, topology, statistics, and biostatistics. CLAS is proud to be a college with diverse faculty, staff and students. Finalists will be asked to discuss the importance of the values of diversity and inclusion for our college and departments, and how the topics of diversity and inclusion may be incorporated into their teaching and research.

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree and submit to a criminal background check.

Lecturers in Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences or Statistics

Applications are invited for two lecturer positions in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte starting August, 2019. These are nine-month appointments, initially for a three- year term, with the possibility of renewal.

These positions are in the areas of mathematics, statistics and actuarial sciences. Duties involve teaching four undergraduate courses each semester and some service responsibilities. The service activities include support for departmental functions, student advising and curriculum development. Required qualifications include a master's degree or equivalent in mathematics or statistics, and teaching experiences at the undergraduate level. Preference will be given to candidates with some mixture of the following: actuarial sciences, upper level statistics, and a PhD degree in mathematics/statistics. Also desired is previous experience in teaching large classes and previous experience with teaching a diverse student population.

Applications must be made electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu (use position number 007593) and must include a letter of interest that addresses the requirements for the position, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience, philosophy, and interests, and copies (either official or unofficial) of graduate transcripts. Applicants must also arrange to have three letters of reference on appropriate letterhead stationery forwarded (in PDF format, if submitted electronically) on their behalf to Faculty Search Committee, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223, or via email to Ms. Sarah Hornbeck (srhornbe@uncc.edu) with \Math Lecturer Position #007593 Reference" in the subject line. Evaluations of applications will commence on January 10, 2019 and will continue until the positions are filled. The offers of the positions are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a criminal background check.

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a doctoral, research intensive university located in one of the nation's fastest growing metropolitan areas on an expanding, modern campus. One of sixteen campuses in one of the oldest public university systems in the United States, UNC Charlotte offers over 29,000 students a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. As the largest college at UNC Charlotte, the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CLAS) houses 20 departments in the humanities, social sciences, physical sciences and military sciences, as well as 24 applied research centers and interdisciplinary programs. It offers eight doctoral degrees, 34 master's degrees and graduate certificates and 34 undergraduate degrees. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is the largest department in the university. Currently the department has close to sixty full-time faculty and staff members, over 450 undergraduate majors and a robust Ph.D. program, the. Faculty research interests include such fields as algebra, analysis, computational mathematics, differential equations, mathematical finance, inverse problems, mathematical physics, topology, statistics, and biostatistics. CLAS is proud to be a college with diverse faculty, staff and students. Finalists will be asked to discuss the importance of the values of diversity and inclusion for our college and departments, and how the topics of diversity and inclusion may be incorporated into their teaching and research.

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree and submit to a criminal background check.

Part Time Positions

The department currently has no open partitime positions. When such positions become available, we shall update this page. The following solicitation from the past shows the required qualification and the application procedure and is intended for potential future applicants.

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Applications are invited for part-time positions in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte starting August, 2016. Duties involve teaching up to four classes each semester.

Required qualifications include a master's degree or equivalent in mathematics or statistics, and teaching experiences at the undergraduate level. Preferred qualifications include a doctoral degree in mathematics or statistics with the capability of teaching large classes.

Applications must be made electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu (use position number EPTF50) and must include a letter of interest that addresses the requirements for the position, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience, philosophy, and interests, and copies (either official or unofficial) of graduate transcripts. Applicants must also arrange to have three letters of reference on appropriate letterhead stationery forwarded (in PDF format, if submitted electronically) on their behalf to Faculty Search Committee, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223, or via email to Dr. Mohammad Kazemi (mkazemi@uncc.edu) with "Math Lecturer Position 3789 Reference" in the subject line.  

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a doctoral, research intensive university located in one of the nation's fastest growing metropolitan areas on an expanding, modern campus. One of sixteen campuses in one of the oldest public university systems in the United States, UNC Charlotte offers over 28,000 students a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. As the largest college at UNC Charlotte, the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences houses 20 departments in the humanities, social sciences, physical sciences and military sciences, as well as 24 applied research centers and interdisciplinary programs. It offers eight doctoral degrees, 34 master's degrees and graduate certificates and 34 undergraduate degrees. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is the largest department in the university with close to sixty full-time faculty and staff members, over 400 undergraduate majors and a robust Ph.D. program. Faculty research interests include such fields as algebra, analysis, computational mathematics, differential equations, mathematical finance, inverse problems, mathematical physics, topology, statistics, and biostatistics.

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.


Temporary Grader/Tutor Positions

The department is always in need of temporary graders/tutors to grade/tutor a wide range of courses such as college algebra, elementary statistics, and calculus. In general, these positions will be paid at a rate of $11-$12/hour if the grader/tutor is a graduate student and at a rate of $8-$9/hour if otherwise. When there are more applicants than available positions, priority will go to math major students. Qualified students seeking such positions should send their transcripts to Dr. Shaozhong Deng at shaodeng@uncc.edu.