Mathematical Sciences, Bentley University

Position Title: Tenure Track Assistant /Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Waltham, Massachusetts 02452, United States [map]
Application Deadline: finished (posted 2016/08/31, listed until 2017/02/28)
Position Description:    

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Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences

Bentley University

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Mathematical Sciences

Job Description

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Bentley University is an independent, private business-oriented university located in suburban Boston. We are seeking to fill two full-time, open-rank, tenure-track positions beginning in Fall 2017. These appointments are intended to add to our strength in applied statistics, data science, and business analytics and to expand our teaching and research capabilities in related areas, such as probability, modeling, financial mathematics, actuarial science, or related areas of applied mathematics (e.g., complex systems and simulation). One position will be specifically in applied statistics with a business orientation, and the other may branch more generally into the other areas listed. A data science background to complement our current resources and developing program would be highly desirable in one of the appointments. Note that the only way to submit a formal application is through our web portal, which is located at

The Mathematical Sciences Department offers undergraduate degrees in mathematical sciences and actuarial science and an MS in Business Analytics, and it is active in the PhD program in Business both in teaching and in doctoral student supervision. We value collaboration with faculty in other departments and have a particularly strong record of leadership in such activities. Candidates are encouraged to learn more about our department by visiting

Required Qualifications

Criteria for selection for both positions include: a) interest, commitment, and skill in effective teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels; b) evidence of or potential for high quality research; c) direct, current knowledge of the business environment into which we place many of our graduates; d) strong interpersonal skills for building research connections with faculty in various departments and with business collaborators; e) organizational skills to facilitate supporting and building academic programs consistent with the department's mission. Applied experience in academic or nonacademic spheres is highly desirable.

Candidates must have completed a doctoral degree in an appropriate field prior to the start of employment. Salary, benefits, and teaching load are competitive.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Bentley strives to build strength through diversity.

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates should submit a cover letter, current curriculum vita, statements addressing research and teaching interests, teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation, at least one of which should address teaching. In their submission, candidates should indicate how their research interests could integrate with the department's mission. All applications must be submitted through our online system at

For questions about these positions or about Bentley University, please contact the search committee chair, Charles Hadlock (, or any other faculty member in the department.

For questions related to the mechanics of the online submission process, please email Angela Middleton at

Materials will be evaluated on a rolling basis with no firm deadline, but early submissions are encouraged. The evaluation of applications for these two positions will begin by early October 2016 and will likely extend over several months. However, we reserve the right to fill these positions at any time that a suitable pool has been developed and outstanding candidates have been identified.

Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.

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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Research
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Teaching Evaluations
  6. Letter of Recommendation
  7. Letter of Recommendation 2
  8. Letter of Recommendation 3
Optional Documents
Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.

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