Clarkson University, Mathematics Department

Position ID: 760-ASSTPROF [#15053]
Position Title: Tenure Track Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Potsdam, New York 13699, United States [map]
Subject Area: Applied Mathematics or Statistics
Application Deadline: 2019/11/28help popup finished (2019/10/30, finished 2020/05/31, listed until 2020/04/30)
Position Description:    

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Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Clarkson University

Clarkson University is a nationally recognized research university with signature areas of academic excellence and research directed toward the world's pressing issues. With more than 4,300 undergraduate and graduate students, its main campus is located in Potsdam, N.Y., and additional graduate program and research facilities are located in the Capital Region and Beacon, N.Y. One in five alumni already leads as an owner, CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company.

The Department of Mathematics at Clarkson University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position which starts on August 1, 2020. Hiring at the Assistant Professor level is the expectation, but other ranks may be considered. The Department expects to make multiple hires based on this applicant pool.

Clarkson expects candidates to excel as both teachers and researchers while making clear collegial contributions to the operation of the department. We seek exceptionally qualified applicants with expertise in applied data science, mathematical modeling, dynamical systems, biomathematics, financial mathematics, applied statistics, applied optimization, or as otherwise contributes to existing departmental strengths.

Clarkson University encourages interdisciplinary research among its faculty and the Math Department has an especially strong tradition of collaborative work with other departments. Candidate who extend and enrich that collaborative tradition will find this environment to be particularly productive.

We expect the successful candidate to become an excellent teacher across a broad spectrum of courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Essential Skills:

Effective instructor of undergraduate and graduate courses in the disciplinary area.

Effective undergraduate and graduate student research mentoring.

Ability to develop and maintain a collaborative research program with Clarkson and external collaborators.

Deadline: Review of applications will begin 1 November. The formal application process remains open for six months, however applications completed before 28 November will be given full consideration.

Applications must be submitted via this website, and must include 1) a cover letter stating area of interest, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) teaching statement, 4) research statement, and 5) diversity statement; and, 6) list of references. Please see below for additional requirements.

Applicants should arrange to have four letters of reference, one of which addresses teaching potential, submitted online. After an application is submitted, the references will be contacted to upload their letters (instructions will be provided by the application system). Letters of reference should be uploaded by 2 December for full consideration.

To submit your application, go to and click “Career Opportunities” on the left hand navigation bar. An equal opportunity /affirmative action employer, Clarkson actively seeks and encourages applications from minorities, women and people with disabilities.

Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check.

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Contact: Scott Fulton, 315/268-2379
Postal Mail:
8 Clarkson Avenue
Box 5815
Potsdam, NY 13699
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