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Past Advertisements - Fall 2015

These are advertisements form the previous edition of the NAM Newsletter. For advertisements from the previous edition, see: http://nam-newsletter.org/past-advertisements.


American University

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at American University (Washington, DC) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2016.

Candidates should be effective teachers and must be strongly committed to excellence in scholarly research. An ideal candidate will have a facility with computation, and can identify specific prospects for on-campus collaboration, possibly interdepartmental. From a mathematician, we also seek a research program with roots in deep mathematics. From a statistician, we seek a familiarity with Bayesian modeling. We are open to researchers who ignore traditional disciplinary boundaries.

Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant discipline, and post-doctoral experience is preferred. Responsibilities include: establishing an internationally recognized research program, preferably in cooperation with other AU faculty; teaching and curriculum development, including engagement of students in research; and service to the department and to the wider university.

American University’s areas of long-time strength or recent investment in related computational areas include computational and behavioral neuroscience, environmental science, public health, persuasive gaming, visualization, biostatistics, Big Data and analytics, and informatics.

Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled, subject to on-going budgetary approval. Applications received by December 1 will receive full consideration. Please submit applications via mathjobs.org. Applicants should submit a cover letter explaining how they fit the criteria above, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and research statement, and they should arrange for the submission of at least three letters of recommendation, at least one of which should address teaching ability. Please contact Linda Greene, Administrative Coordinator, at 202-885-3137 or lgreene@american.edu if you have any questions.

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities. American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.


Amherst College

Amherst College has two tenure-track Assistant Professor Mathematics positions, one with a preference for applied mathematics. We seek applicants who can teach and encourage students of diverse backgrounds, including first-generation students, international students, and students with varying mathematical preparation. Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. The college is committed to enriching its educational experience and culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. Responsibilities include teaching two courses per semester and supervising undergraduate theses. Requirements: Ph.D. in mathematics or a related field, strong commitment to research, passion for teaching. Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, research statement, teaching statement, and at least three letters of recommendation, at least one specifically addressing teaching, to MathJobs.Org. Applications accepted until the positions are filled; those received by December 1, 2015, will be guaranteed consideration.


Brandeis University

The Department of Mathematics invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor beginning fall 2016. Candidates must have a Ph.D., demonstrate potential for excellence in research, and display a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. Preference will be given to candidates in the areas of algebra and analysis, including probability and statistics.

Brandeis recognizes that diversity in its student body, staff and faculty is important to its primary mission of providing a quality education. The search committee is therefore particularly interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching and/or service experiences, will increase Brandeis’ reputation for academic excellence and better prepare its students for a pluralistic society.

Applications should include an AMS coversheet, a curriculum vitae, and four letters of recommendation, one of which addresses teaching effectiveness. Applications should be submitted through MathJobs.org. First consideration will be given to applications received by November 15, 2015.

Brandeis University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates.


Brandeis University

Department of Mathematics invites applications for a 3-year postdoctoral position beginning fall 2016. Candidates must have a Ph.D., demonstrate potential for excellence in research, and display a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. Candidates in all areas of mathematics will be considered.

Brandeis recognizes that diversity in its student body, staff and faculty is important to its primary mission of providing a quality education. The search committee is therefore particularly interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching and/or service experiences, will increase Brandeis’ reputation for academic excellence and better prepare its students for a pluralistic society.

Applications should include an AMS coversheet, a curriculum vitae, and four letters of recommendation, one of which addresses teaching effectiveness. Applications should be submitted through MathJobs.org. First consideration will be given to applications received by December 1, 2015. Brandeis University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates.


Carleton College

The Carleton College Department of Mathematics and Statistics anticipates hiring for a tenure-track position in Statistics at the Assistant Professor level, to begin September 1, 2016. A PhD in Statistics or Biostatistics in hand or imminent completion is required. Appointment at a higher level may be considered in exceptional cases.

Please apply through jobs.carleton.edu. Review of application materials will begin December 1, 2015. For the full advertisement of this position, consult the Carleton Mathematics and Statistics website at http://math.carleton.edu.

Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in providing employment or access to its educational facilities and activities. We are committed to developing our faculty to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


Colby College

Tenure-track assistant professor beginning September 1, 2016. The department of mathematics and statistics seeks an exceptional teacher with a dynamic research program in algebra or applied mathematics. The teaching responsibility is five courses per year. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in mathematics and must provide evidence of exceptional teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate level. Preference will be given to those candidates with full-time undergraduate teaching experience or with research expertise in both algebra and applied mathematics.

To apply, please provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements on teaching and research, official summary sheets from recent course evaluations, and a sample of current scholarship. Please arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be submitted directly by the recommenders, at least one of which should focus on your teaching and mentoring experience. The cover letter should address your commitment to the liberal arts and to promoting diversity in the discipline of mathematics. All materials should be submitted online at www.mathjobs.org. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled.

Colby is a highly selective college of approximately 1850 students located in central Maine. The college, situated one hour north of Portland, and three hours north of Boston, enjoys easy access to the spectacular outdoors, as well as to various recreational and cultural activities. For more information about the position and the department, visit www.colby.edu/math.

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteran’s status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and encourages applications from qualified persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, military veterans and members of other under-represented groups. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. For more information about the College, please visit our website: www.colby.edu.


Groucher College

Located twenty minutes north of Baltimore, MD, Goucher College is reimagining liberal arts education through its commitment to social justice, study abroad, academic excellence, and global citizenship. We encourage innovation both inside and outside the classroom, and provide opportunities for faculty to develop courses and experiences with an international focus. One-quarter of our students come from a multicultural background. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our community and encourage applicants who will support that mission.

Goucher College’s Department of Mathematics and Computer Science invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, to start August 2016. The department seeks a colleague who is capable of teaching a broad spectrum of mathematics courses, enjoys working in a diverse and international community of learners, and most importantly, is prepared to launch research projects with undergraduate mathematics majors. A preference will be given to those candidates who can teach and supervise undergraduate research projects in the area of applied mathematics.

The teaching load for the department is two four-credit courses per semester, plus a mentoring component. Ongoing scholarly research, as well as service to the department and college, are also expected.

The position requires the completion of a Ph.D. before the time of appointment. Goucher College, while maintaining its traditional commitments to the liberal arts, inclusivity and sustainability, is in the process of implementing a new academic strategic plan based on engaged learning and mentoring students. We seek candidates who understand and share these values.

Review of applications will begin October 5, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants must apply online at http://goucher.interviewexchange.com.

Please submit the following application materials online:

  • CV
  • Cover letter
  • Statement of scholarly interests
  • Statement of teaching interests, areas of expertise, and teaching philosophy

Three letters of recommendation and official graduate transcripts should be forwarded separately to: Provost’s Office, Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, MD 21204-2794.

Goucher College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Kansas State University

Applications are invited for three tenure-track Assistant Professor positions with tentative start date of August 14, 2016, with salary commensurate with qualifications. A Ph.D. in mathematics or related field is required, and preference will be given to candidates with some postdoctoral experience. The department seeks candidates whose research interests are in (1) Topology, (2) Number Theory, or (3) aligned with the department's Mirror Symmetry and Tropical Geometry Research Center. The successful candidate should have strong research credentials as well as strong accomplishments or promise in teaching, should demonstrate a strong commitment to mentoring students, and should value working with colleagues and students from diverse backgrounds. Applicants must submit the following: a letter of application, curriculum vita, outline of teaching philosophy, a statement of research objectives, and four letters of reference, at least one of which addresses the applicant’s teaching ability and potential. All application materials must be submitted electronically via http://www.mathjobs.org. Screening begins November 10, 2015, and continues until the position is closed. Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Kansas State University actively seeks diversity among its employees and encourages applications from women and minorities. A background check is required.


Kansas State University

Subject to budgetary approval, the Math Department at Kansas State University anticipates hiring a Visiting Assistant Professor commencing August 14, 2016. This will be a term appointment with the possibility of re-appointment depending on performance, funding, and need of services. A Ph.D. in mathematics is required. The Department seeks candidates whose research interests align with the Department’s Mirror Symmetry and Tropical Geometry Research Center. The successful candidate should have strong research credentials as well as strong accomplishments or promise in teaching, and should value working with colleagues and students from diverse backgrounds.

Applicants must submit the following: A letter of application, curriculum vita, outline of teaching philosophy, a statement of research objectives, and four letters of reference, at least one of which addresses the applicant's teaching ability or potential. All application materials must be submitted electronically via http://www.mathjobs.org.

Screening of applications begins January 20, 2016, and continues until position is closed. Kansas State University is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees and encourages applications from women and minorities. A background check is required.


Lafayette College

The Department of Mathematics at Lafayette College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor to begin fall 2016. Candidates must provide evidence of both excellence in teaching and a strong, active research program. They should have the potential to make significant contributions to Lafayette’s broad mathematics curriculum, which includes courses in statistics and applications of mathematics. Candidates for this position must have a Ph.D. in the mathematical sciences or be in the final stages of obtaining one.

Lafayette College is a highly selective, exclusively undergraduate, liberal arts college. Located in the Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania, a historically and culturally rich metropolitan area, Lafayette is near New York City, Philadelphia, Princeton, and other important academic centers in the Mid-Atlantic.

The normal teaching load for tenure-track faculty members is four courses for the first year, and five per year thereafter. Successful candidates will demonstrate willingness and ability to contribute to the life of a vigorous mathematics program. Lafayette’s mathematics department has an outstanding record of leadership in undergraduate research, and candidates should have interest in mentoring student projects. In the application, candidates should address how their teaching, scholarship, and/or service will support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion as that is articulated in the College’s diversity statement (https://about.lafayette.edu/diversity-statement/).

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, brief statements describing their teaching philosophy and research program, and three references. These materials can be submitted online at mathjobs.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. All applications completed by December 1 will receive full consideration.

Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community, one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.


Mathematical Science Research Institute (MSRI)

MSRI invites applications for 40 Research Professors, 200 Research Members, and 30 semester-long Post-Doctoral Fellows in the following programs: Geometric Group Theory (August 15 - December 16, 2016), Analytic Number Theory (January 17 - May 26, 2017), and Harmonic Analysis (January 17 - May 26, 2017). 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. Post-Doctoral Fellowships are intended for recent PhDs. Interested individuals should carefully describe the purpose of their proposed visit, and indicate why a residency at MSRI will advance their research program. To receive full consideration, application must be complete, including all letters of support, by the following deadlines: Research Professorships, October 1, 2015; Research Memberships, December 1, 2015; Post-doctoral Fellowships, December 1, 2015. Application information can be found at https://www.msri.org/web/msri/scientific/member-application.

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 California Santa Barbara

The Department of Mathematics invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Differential Geometry. Candidate should strengthen and complement the research of the existing group in Geometry; interaction with other research groups is also encouraged. Demonstrated excellence in research and teaching are required. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. by September 2016. Appointments begin July 1, 2016.

To apply for this position(s), applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, statement of research, statement of teaching philosophy & the American Mathematical Society cover sheet (available online at http://www.ams.org), & arrange for four letters of reference to be sent (at least one of which is directed towards teaching). Materials should be submitted electronically via http://www.mathjobs.org. Applications received on or before November 1, 2015 will be given full consideration. Questions can be emailed to recruitment@math.ucsb.edu.


University of California Santa Barbara

The Department of Mathematics at the University of California, Santa Barbara seeks applications for a Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (similar to tenure-track), beginning July 1, 2016.

Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Mathematics or a closely related field. The successful applicant will be a broadly trained mathematician who is dedicated to undergraduate teaching and pedagogy in the context of a research university.

Duties and Responsibilities: In addition to making significant contributions to lower-division teaching, the Lecturer PSOE will assist with curriculum development, advise undergraduate students and participate in service activities. Specific duties include the development and implementation of new courses and curricula at the undergraduate level and leadership roles in undergraduate activities and advising, in community outreach activities and in improving instructional resources. It is expected that the Lecturer PSOE will be involved in the submission of grants, attend relevant professional meetings, review programs, and mentor visiting and junior faculty. The Lecturer PSOE will interact directly with senior faculty, virtually all of who teach in the lower division on a regular basis.

Further information about Mathematics at UCSB can be found at http://www.math.ucsb.edu.

To apply for this position, applicants should submit a letter of interest outlining experiences and qualifications including teaching philosophy and mathematical interests and accomplishments together with a curriculum vita, and arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be sent. Materials should be submitted electronically via http//www.mathjobs.org. Applications received on or before January 1, 2016 will be given full consideration. For questions or additional information, please email, recruitment@math.ucsb.edu.

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity & excellence of the academic community through teaching and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


University of Colorado Boulder

The Department of Mathematics invites applications for two tenure-track positions, at the level of Assistant Professor, one in Topology and the other in Differential Geometry. These positions will begin in Fall 2016. The candidates must have a doctoral degree at the date of appointment, and is expected to have demonstrated the capacity for independent research of excellent quality. In addition to research accomplishments, selection criteria include potential contributions to the educational programs of the Department at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Applications must include curriculum vitae, statements on research and teaching, and at least four letters of reference (one addressing teaching).

Please apply at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/7639 for Topology or https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/7665 for Differential Geometry. Candidates are encouraged to include means for online access to their published work and preprints. To ensure full consideration, complete applications including letters of reference should be submitted by December 1, 2015.

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at hr-ada@colorado.edu.


University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln invites applications for the following faculty positions:

  1. Milton Mohr Professor of Mathematics, at the Associate Professor or Full Professor level. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2015 and continue until a suitable candidate (or candidates) is found.
  2. Two Tenure-Track Assistant Professor positions in Mathematics. Review of applications will begin November 13, 2015 and continue until suitable candidates are found.

Each of these positions begins August 2016. For more information about these positions and information on how to apply for them, please go to: http://www.math.unl.edu/department/jobs/. The University of Nebraska is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance and dual careers.


University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

The UNC-CH Mathematics Department invites applications for one or more assistant professor - tenure track positions in the areas of Analysis (including Geometric Analysis) and Algebra/Geometry/Topology effective July 1, 2016. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required. Some postdoctoral experience, outstanding research promise, and dedication to excellent teaching are expected. Duties of this position will include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and continued strong research.

Applicants must apply online at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/83237. In addition to information requested by the UNC website, applicants should post the following at www.mathjobs.org: (1) The AMS Standard Cover Sheet (form online) together with a separate cover letter (2) Description of current research and a plan for future research, (3) A statement of teaching goals, and (4) Four letters of recommendation: three research letters and one letter addressing teaching. Note that candidates must apply at the UNC website as well as at MathJobs in order to be considered for the position by October 23, 2015.

Application deadline is October 23, 2015. For further information on the Department, please visit our website at http://www.math.unc.edu or contact Professor Mark Williams at williams@email.unc.edu.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


University of Pennsylvania

The Department of Mathematics invites applications for one tenure-track Assistant Professor position. We are especially looking for mathematicians whose work relates to geometry. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Mathematics and conducting research in the field. Ph.D. in Mathematics is required. Applications should be submitted online through www.mathjobs.org and include the following items: cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, a publication list, and at least 3 reference letters from mathematicians familiar with your work (one of these should comment on your teaching ability).

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. It is anticipated that the position will start July 1, 2016.

The Department of Mathematics is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to establishing a more diverse faculty (for more information see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html) . The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.


University of Pittsburgh

The Mathematics Department of the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a tenure-track position in Mathematical Analysis to begin in the Fall Term 2016, pending budgetary approval. The appointment is at the Assistant Professor level. A Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences or a closely related discipline is required. We seek excellence in teaching and research so applicants should demonstrate substantial research accomplishment and dedication to teaching. Send a vita, three letters of recommendation, a research statement and evidence of teaching accomplishments electronically through http://www.mathjobs.org. Review of completed files will begin on November 15, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups underrepresented in academia are especially encouraged to apply.


San Jose State University

The San Jose State University Department of Mathematics and Statistics has four Tenure-Track Assistant Professor openings in Numerical Analysis, Discrete Applied Math, Computational statistics and Mathematics or Mathematics Education starting August 2016. See the complete position descriptions at http://www.sjsu.eduhttp://secure.portline.com/math/employment.

PhD required by time of appointment. For full consideration, submit all application materials at www.mathjobs.org by December 1, 2015. SJSU is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the core values of inclusion, civility, and respect for each individual. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU.


Syracuse University

The department seeks to fill one tenure-track position in applied mathematics at the assistant professor level, beginning August 2016. A Ph.D. in mathematics is required. Candidates should have a record of strong accomplishment and potential in both research and teaching. The department also seeks candidates who value Syracuse University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Applicants from all areas of applied mathematics are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates whose research interests overlap or complement those of the existing faculty and have a computational component. See http://math.syr.edu for more information.

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation addressing research qualifications, and at least one letter of recommendation addressing teaching. For a detailed position description and online application instructions, go to www.sujobopps.com, (#072026). Cover letter, resume and list of professional references must be attached. Review of applications begins October 1, 2015 and the search will remain open until the position is filled. In addition, all application materials should also be submitted via MathJobs (http://www.mathjobs.org/jobs), to be considered for the position. Screening of candidates begins October 1, 2015 and continues until the position is filled.

Syracuse University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse faculty. Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.