Mathematics, Purdue University

Position ID: Purdue-AP [#10778, 003723-2017]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2067, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2017/11/01 (posted 2017/09/19)
Position Description:    

College of Science
Department of Mathematics

The Mathematics Department at Purdue University invites applications for up to two possible appointments in mathematics to begin August 2018. These appointments will be at the level of assistant professor. Appointments will be made based on demonstrated research and teaching qualifications. Ph.D. (or its equivalent) in mathematics or a closely related field is required. Preference will be given to outstanding applicants in the areas of Analysis and Geometry (including stochastic analysis/probability, harmonic analysis, partial differential equations, complex analysis, and symplectic/differential geometry), Algebra (including commutative algebra, algebraic topology, algebraic geometry, automorphic forms and number theory), and Computational and Applied Mathematics (including applied, numerical, and computational analysis, the modeling of physical/biological systems, and inverse problems).

Duties: Conduct research in mathematics. Teach undergraduate and/or graduate mathematics courses to a diverse student body and supervise graduate students. Senior faculty will also mentor junior faculty and participate in the governance of the department, the College of Science, and the University by serving on faculty committees. Applications should be submitted online through and should include (1) the AMS cover sheet for academic employment, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a research statement, and (4) four letters of recommendation, one of which discusses the candidate’s teaching qualifications. Reference letter writers should be asked to submit their letters online through Direct all inquiries to Applications are considered on a continuing basis but candidates are urged to apply by November 1, 2017. For more information about our department, see A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Purdue University’s Department of Mathematics is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Department of Mathematics
150 N. University St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2067

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