University of Washington, Applied Mathematics

Position ID: UoWApplied-JUNIOROPEN2020 [#16187]
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Seattle, Washington 98195, United States [map]
Subject Area: Applied Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2020/11/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/08/21, listed until 2020/12/01)
Position Description:    

The Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Washington announces the availability of a tenure-track and an open-rank faculty position to start in September 2021. Candidates will be considered for the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank, either tenure-track or tenured, depending upon experience and qualifications. Candidates with expertise in any areas of applied mathematics are encouraged to apply. Areas of emphasis within the department for these searches are (in alphabetical order) data science, dynamical systems, numerical analysis, scientific computing and stochastic analysis. Applicants should hold a PhD, or foreign equivalent, in (applied) mathematics or a related field of application by the start of the appointment. Applicants should demonstrate accomplishments in research and a commitment to excellence in teaching, service, and mentorship, and to promoting diversity. 

The department has current research strength in scientific computing and numerical analysis, nonlinear waves and coherent structures, mathematical biology, atmospheric science and climate modeling, mathematical methods, mathematical finance, data-driven methods, optimization etc., and has a long tradition of interdisciplinary collaboration. Candidates can complement these existing strengths or they can bring in new areas of expertise. See for more details. The Department is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community: visit All UW faculty members engage in teaching, research, and service.

To apply, applicants should upload all application materials to Specifically, the following materials should be provided by November 1, 2020: 
  • Cover letter or AMS cover sheet, 
  • Curriculum vita, 
  • Research statement,  
  • Teaching statement (addressing your experiences, teaching and mentoring philosophy, and innovation) and evaluations (if available), 
  • Diversity statement (addressing how your professional experiences, background and philosophy demonstrate your commitment to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion), 
and by November 15, 2020, 
  • Four letters of reference, one of which addresses teaching, should be uploaded directly to Interfolio by the letter writers. Extra letters may be sent directly to
If you have any questions, contact Tony Garcia at 

The University of Washington is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University is the 2006 recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan award for Faculty Career Flexibility, and is committed to supporting the work-life balance of its faculty. Our NSF-supported ADVANCE program ( is dedicated to increasing the participation of women in STEM disciplines.

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Department of Applied Mathematics
University of Washington
Box 353925
Seattle, WA 98195-3925
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