Advertisements - Summer 2017

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Mathematical Sciences Research Institute

MSRI invites applications for Research Professors, Research Members and Postdoctoral Fellows in the following programs: Hamiltonian systems, from topology to applications through analysis (August 13 - December 14, 2018), Derived Algebraic Geometry (January 22 - May 24, 2019) and Birational Geometry and Moduli Spaces (January 22 - May 24, 2019). Research Professorships are intended for senior researchers who will be making key contributions to a program, including the mentoring of postdoctoral fellows, and who will be in residence for three or more months. Research Memberships are intended for researchers who will be making contributions to a program and who will be in residence for one or more months. Postdoctoral Fellowships are intended for recent PhDs.

MSRI uses MathJobs to process applications. Interested candidates must apply online beginning August 1. 2017. To receive full consideration, applications must be complete, including all letters of support, by the following deadlines: Research Professorships, October 1, 2017; Research Memberships, December 1, 2017; Postdoctoral Fellowships, December 1, 2017. Application information can be found at

It is the policy of MSRI actively to seek to achieve diversity in its programs and workshops. Thus, a strong effort is made to remove barriers that hinder equal opportunity, particularly for those groups that have been historically underrepresented in the mathematical sciences.

Programs funded by the National Science Foundation.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln invites applications for the Milton Mohr Professor of Mathematics, at the Associate Professor or Full Professor level, to begin in August 2018. The ideal candidate will have a strong, internationally recognized research program in mathematics, a demonstrated ability to attract external funding, and a strong record of mentoring Ph.D. students and postdocs. To be considered for the position, applicants must complete the Faculty/Administrative application at, requisition #F_160191. In addition, applicants must also submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references. Materials may be submitted through or via email to Review of applications will begin October 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. For more information about this position, please go to: The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers. See

University Pennsylvania

The Departments of Mathematics and Biology invite applications at the level of Associate or Full Professor for the Calabi-Simons Chair in Mathematics and Biology. This is a permanent endowed chair for which we are seeking an exceptionally accomplished mathematical biologist, particularly in the fields of Probability Theory and Evolution. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Mathematics and Biology and conducting research in the field. The chair-holder will help build excellence in this field at Penn and strengthen links between the Mathematics and Biology departments. The Simons Foundation provides generous programmatic funds, which could support graduate students and postdoctoral fellows as well as seminars and conferences.

Applications should be submitted online through (Position ID #10278) and include the following items: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, and a publication list.

Review of applications will begin July 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. It is anticipated that the position will start July 1, 2018.

The Departments of Mathematics and Biology are strongly committed to Penn's Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more information see: The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.