Tufts University, Mathematics

Position ID: Tufts-NWAPDYNAMICS [#14997]
Position Title: Dynamical Systems, Assistant Professor (non-tenure track)
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Medford, Massachusetts 02155, United States [map]
Subject Areas: applied dynamical systems, applied probability theory, mathematical and computational modeling
Application Deadline: (posted 2019/10/24, listed until 2020/04/24)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

Applications are invited for one of three Norbert Wiener Assistant Professorships in the Department of Mathematics at Tufts University. This is a non-tenure-track assistant professorship, beginning in September of 2020. The initial contract is for one year and is renewable for up to two more years. Applicants are expected to have completed their doctorate degree in mathematics or a closely related field at the time of hire.

We seek candidates with experience in applied dynamical systems and applied probability theory, as well as in mathematical and computational modeling. It is expected that the successful candidate will join the research group of Professor Boghosian, will additionally interact with Professor Börgers, and will work with and help advise graduate and undergraduate students working with these faculty members. The research involves kinetic theory, agent-based models of social systems, and mathematical models of economics. While interest and experience in problems of economics is desirable, it is not essential. Evidence of teaching excellence is required.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement, and a teaching statement, all of which should be submitted electronically at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/14997. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted electronically on their behalf through https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/14997. If a recommender cannot submit online, we will also accept signed PDF attachments sent to Wiener20@tufts.edu or paper letters mailed to Wiener 2020 DS Search Committee Chair, Department of Mathematics, 503 Boston Avenue, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Tufts University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please con-tact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at johny.laine@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.

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Further Info:
Tufts University
Medford MA 02155

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