Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon

Position ID: CMU-TTCOMB [#10760]
Position Title: Tenure Track Position in Combinatorics and Number Theory
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, United States [map]
Subject Area: Combinatorics and number theory
Starting Date: 2018/09/01
Application Deadline: 2017/10/31 (posted 2017/09/15, listed until 2018/03/15)
Position Description:    

Tenure-track position in combinatorics and number theory

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University invites applications for a tenure-track position to begin September 1, 2018, in the areas of combinatorics and number theory and nearby areas.

Applications should be submitted by October 31, 2017 for full consideration.

The Department has a long-standing strength in combinatorics, and seeks outstanding candidates who will broaden the research profile of the department. Candidates for this position should be able to contribute to Carnegie Mellon's interdisciplinary PhD program in Algorithms, Combinatorics and Optimization. This program is a joint effort of the Computer Science Department, the Department of Mathematical Sciences and the Tepper School of Business.

Preference will be given to candidates who have shown outstanding promise and/or excellent accomplishments in research, and are pursuing a vigorous research program including major contributions beyond the doctoral dissertation. Promise of excellent ability to teach and mentor students of diverse backgrounds is a plus.

The Department of Mathematical Sciences is committed to increasing our faculty diversity. Carnegie Mellon considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Applicants should submit all materials electronically at This includes a cover letter, curriculum vita, list of publications, a statement describing current and planned research, and at least three letters of recommendation (including at least one that specifically addresses teaching). Recommenders who are unable to submit their letters electronically may mail them to: Combinatorics/Number Theory Appointments Committee, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.

Applications may be accepted and reviewed until any open positions are filled.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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