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These are advertisements from the current edition of the NAM Newsletter. For advertisements from past edition, see: https://www.nam-math.org/past-advertisements.html.

 


Case Western Reserve University - Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Statistics - Lecturer

The Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Statistics at Case Western Reserve University anticipates at least one lecturer position for the Academic Year 2020/2021. Each appointment will initially be for a one-year period with the possibility of renewal for up to two additional one-year periods. Applications are encouraged from all areas of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Statistics. Candidates should have a doctoral degree and demonstrated teaching experience. The normal teaching load is up to three courses per semester, and courses will typically cover lower level to advanced undergraduate content. The incumbent will also be expected to participate in academic advising and mentoring of undergraduate students.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching which includes mentoring philosophy, applicable experience, and evidence of excellence. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation, at least one of which specifically addresses teaching and mentoring ability or potential, to be submitted independently of the aforementioned application materials. All application materials should be submitted electronically through the AMS website https://www.mathjobs.org.

More detailed information regarding the Department may be found on our website: http://mathstats.case.edu/, and you may also contact the Chair at maryann.horn@case.edu with any questions. The review process will begin Tuesday, January 21, 2020 and will continue until the positions are filled.

In Employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity, and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.


University of California, Riverside – Department of Mathematics

F. Burton Jones Chair in Pure Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at the University of California, Riverside invites application to a faculty position at the full professor level in the general area of pure mathematics. The successful candidate is expected to fill the F. Burton Jones Chair in Pure Mathematics. The search seeks candidates with national and international recognition, an outstanding research track record and outlook, a strong record in mentoring and teaching, and leadership in promoting diversity and serving the professional community.

A PhD in mathematics is required. It is expected that at UCR, the candidate will lead a rigorous research program, will develop and teach graduate and undergraduate courses, will advise and mentor graduate and undergraduate students, will vigorously promote diversity, and will engage in both campus and professional service activities.

A start-up package will be provided. The endowment fund will be made available to support the candidate’s research and mentoring activities. This position will start between July 1, 2020 and July 1, 2021.

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, a full curriculum vita, a statement of research, a statement of teaching, official teaching evaluations and a statement on contribution to promoting diversity. In addition, applicants should provide contact names and addresses for four or five references on the candidate’s research, and one reference on the candidate’s teaching and mentoring. All application materials must be submitted through AP Recruit online at: https://apptrkr.com/1728397

Review of applications will commence on May 1, 2020 and proceed until position is filled. For full consideration, applicants should submit their complete applications by April 30, 2020.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

Advancement through the Professor ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 3-5 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.


Summer African Diaspora Joint Mathematics Workshop (ADJOINT): Apply by January 24, 2020

The Mathematical Sciences Research Institute in Berkeley, California welcomes applications to the newly established African Diaspora Joint Mathematics Workshop (ADJOINT). ADJOINT is a two-week summer activity which provides opportunities for in-person research collaboration to U.S. mathematicians, especially those from the African Diaspora, who will work in small groups with research leaders on various research projects.

PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, possess a Ph.D. in the mathematical sciences, and be employed at a U.S. institution. FUNDING AND SUPPORT: Participants will receive funding for two weeks of lodging, meals and incidentals, and round-trip travel to Berkeley. PROGRAM DETAILS: Each summer, three to five research leaders will each propose a research topic to be studied during a two-week workshop. ADJOINT participants will conduct research within small groups, and participate in professional enhancement activities provided by the onsite ADJOINT Director.

After the two-week workshop each participant will: have the opportunity to further their research project with the team members including the research leader, have access to funding to attend conference(s) or to meet with other team members to pursue the research project, or to present results, and become part of a network of research and career mentors.

Application Period: December 1, 2019 - January 24, 2020. For full program details, visit: http://www.msri.org/web/msri/scientific/adjoint


Bowdoin College - Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Probability and Combinatorics

Tenure Track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2020. Fields of Probability and Combinatorics with the expertise and interest in teaching courses in both probability and elementary statistics. Visit http://www.MathJobs.org/jobs/jobs/14772 to apply. Review has begun and will continue until position is filled. Bowdoin College is committed to equality and is an equal opportunity employer. For a full description of the position and further information about the Department, see www.bowdoin.edu.


University of Delaware - Department of Mathematical Sciences

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Delaware invites applications for a continuing track (non-tenure, rolling contract) faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will teach in our innovative Mathematical Sciences Learning Laboratory (MSLL). MSLL integrates active learning and other evidence-based teaching strategies, principles of continuous improvement, learning technologies, and a collaborative instructional team with the goal of studying and improving teaching and learning in foundational college mathematics courses. We seek candidates committed to and/or experienced in the following: 1) teaching mathematics in active learning environments, 2) leveraging technology to support student learning, and 3) collaborating with teams of instructors to teach, study, and improve entry-level college mathematics courses. Applications should include evidence of a strong commitment to developing excellence in teaching and a strong interest in teaching foundational college mathematics courses.

Candidates must have a doctoral degree in mathematics, mathematics education, or a related field. Applications should be submitted electronically to MathJobs (www.mathjobs.org).

Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Delaware provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression (www.udel.edu/home/legal-notices/}).


Oregon State University – Department of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics of Oregon State University invites applications for three Postdoctoral Scholar positions, one each in the areas of Mathematics Education, Numerical Analysis, and Probability, beginning Fall 2020. Each is a fixed term, 12-month appointment with the expectation of one subsequent 9-month renewal appointment subject to job performance and availability of funding. Each position carries a teaching load of four quarter courses per academic year (fall, winter, spring) with the possibility of a one-course reduction pending instructional needs of the department. These are mentored positions, with mentoring directed towards research, teaching and engagement with diversity. The successful candidates should have strong accomplishments or promise in both research and teaching, and must value working with colleagues and students from diverse backgrounds. Priority will be given to applications completed by February 28, 2020. For more information and application, see https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/15640 and https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/15639


Case Western Reserve University – Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Statistics

Visiting Assistant Professor in Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Statistics at Case Western Reserve University seeks qualified candidates for a one-year position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, for Academic Year 2020-2021. Research specialization is open, with a preference given to candidates whose research interests align with the current faculty and who are prepared to teach upper level undergraduate or beginning graduate courses. A strong commitment to research and publication, demonstrated teaching excellence, and concern for issues of diversity are essential. Candidates must have Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2020.

The position may be renewable for a second year, depending upon curricular needs and budgetary approval.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of research, and a statement of teaching which includes applicable experience and evidence of excellence. Candidates should also arrange for three letters of recommendation, at least one of which specifically addresses teaching and mentoring ability or potential, to be submitted independently of the aforementioned application materials. All application materials should be submitted electronically through the AMS website mathjobs.org.

More detailed information regarding the Department may be found on our website: http://mathstats.case.edu/, and you may also contact the Chair at maryann.horn@case.edu with any questions. The review process will begin March 31, 2020 and will continue until the positions are filled.

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity, and Equal Opportunity at (216) 368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.


MAA Project NExT - 2020-2021 Cohort

MAA Project NExT is a professional development program for new or recent Ph.D.s in the mathematical sciences. It addresses all aspects of an academic career: improving the teaching and learning of mathematics, engaging in research and scholarship, finding exciting and interesting service opportunities, and participating in professional activities. We also provide participants with a support network of peers and mentors as they assume these responsibilities. Since 1994 there have been over 1800 Fellows, who have appeared in all capacities in the academic mathematical profession.

If you’re a new(ish) faculty member in the US or Canada, please consider applying! Many applicants are in their first couple of years post-PhD, but we regularly accept more experienced applicants, including those who have completed multiple research-intensive post-docs. For more information, see our website (projectnext.maa.org) which includes answers to many frequently asked questions.

Applications for the next cohort of NExTers, who will meet at MathFest 2020, the Joint Math Meetings in 2021, and MathFest 2021, are due April 15th, and must include a letter promising financial support from your (new) institution.