Mathematics, Lehigh University

Position ID: Lehigh-LUMM [#11140]
Position Title: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Mathematical Modeling
Position Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematical Modeling/Applied Mathematics
Starting Date: 2018/08/15
Application Deadline: 2017/11/30 (posted 2017/10/23, listed until 2018/04/23)
Position Description:    

Lehigh University's Department of Mathematics is seeking applications to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Mathematical Modeling / Applied Mathematics, beginning Fall 2018. We seek individuals with a specialization in an area of Mathematical Modeling that includes connections to some area of application and that would complement the research interests of the Department. Areas of research interests include but are not limited to: differential equations, mathematical biology, engineering mathematics, mathematical robotics, scientific computing, numerical analysis, and mathematical physics. Qualifications for the position include a Ph.D. in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or equivalent; the pursuit of a vigorous research program; and a commitment to deliver high quality teaching and mentoring to undergraduate, masters and doctoral students. We are looking for a scholar who will contribute to the activities of the department and the university, as well as present a high potential for interdisciplinary research. Postdoctoral experience is desirable, but not required. The department expects to fill multiple positions over the next five years and may consider exceptional applicants in other areas that fit upcoming departmental needs or are consistent with Lehigh University's Data X initiative in interdisciplinary computer science and data analytics. Lehigh University also launched the Path to Prominance: a new vision for Lehigh initiative, which includes as a key element the creation of a new College of Health.

Review of Applications - Applications received by November 30, 2017 will be assured of full consideration. Applications should be submitted on-line at A candidate’s application should include: (a) an AMS cover sheet; (b) a complete vita, including a list of publications; (c) a research statement; (d) a statement of teaching philosophy; and (e) at least four letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses the candidate's qualifications as a teacher.

Inquiries can be addressed to Professor Daniel Conus:

Lehigh University is a doctoral research university that ranks in the top 50 among national universities in the 2014 U.S. News & World Report ratings. It is located on a scenic, 1,600-acre campus in a region of eastern Pennsylvania known as the Lehigh Valley, about one and one-half hours from New York and Philadelphia and with a population of about 1 million residents. The Lehigh Valley is an attractive place to live and work with reasonable cost of living, easy commuting, good schools, and abundant cultural activities.

The College of Arts and Sciences at Lehigh is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Lehigh University was a 2010 NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grantee and continues to sustain and enhance recruitment, retention and advancement of women faculty in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics at Lehigh. A new NSF ADVANCE grant “Patriot League Institutions Mentor Associate Professors WISEly” will adapt a mentoring program across a six-institution network. Lehigh ADVANCE supports creating inclusive systems and evidence-based programs so all faculty can thrive in their careers at Lehigh.

Lehigh offers excellent comprehensive benefits including domestic partner benefits. Visit for information on Lehigh’s work/life balance initiatives. Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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Further Info:
14 East Packer Ave
Bethlehem, PA 18015

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