Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Mathematical Sciences

Position ID: WPI-TTFAP [#14405]
Position Title: Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor in Applied Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-2280, United States [map]
Application Deadline: finished (2019/09/05, finished 2020/02/14, listed until 2020/04/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Worcester Polytechnic Institute invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor level, to begin in the Fall of 2020. We seek candidates in all areas of Applied Mathematics, in its broadest interpretation, whose research interests are a good fit with the department. A list of current faculty, along with their research areas can be found at https://www.wpi.edu/academics/departments/mathematical-sciences/faculty-staff.

The successful applicant is expected to develop a robust, externally funded, high-profile research program, while at the same time contributing to the educational mission of the Mathematical Sciences Department.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Mathematics, or a closely related field, and should submit a cover letter that explains how they see their research fitting with the department, a detailed curriculum vitae, statements of specific research and teaching objectives, and at least four letters of recommendation, one or more of which addresses teaching experience or potential. All material should be submitted via MathJobs. Questions about the mathematical sciences department can be directed to ma-chair@wpi.edu. The review process will start on November 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Founded in 1865, WPI is one of the nation’s first technological universities. A highly selective private university located within an hour of Boston and in the heart of New England, WPI is consistently ranked among the top 60 national universities by US News & World Report. The university is home to an innovative and intensive project-based curriculum that empowers students with the knowledge and skills to address real world problems around the globe. The Mathematical Sciences department has a strong reputation for its cutting-edge interdisciplinary research and for its successful programs addressing mathematical and statistical problems in industry. With over 30 tenured/tenure-track faculty, the department offers bachelor’s, master’s and PhD degrees. The commitment to diversity and inclusion is a cornerstone of our mission. For more information see www.wpi.edu/+math.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability. We are looking for individuals who value creativity, diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

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Further Info:
100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA 01609-2280

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