Auburn University, College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM)

Position ID: 723-OPDE [#18444]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Partial Differential Equations
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Auburn University, Alabama 36849, United States [map]
Subject Area: Partial Differential Equations
Application Deadline: finished (2021/10/04, finished 2022/09/14)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Auburn University is seeking to fill a nine-month tenure-track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor position to begin August 16, 2022. Successful candidates will have independent research programs in Mathematics and teaching experience at both undergraduate and graduate levels. An earned doctorate in Mathematics by the appointment start date is required and applicants should have strong evidence of teaching and research ability in Mathematics. Postdoctoral research experience is desired. Successful candidates are expected to be able to communicate effectively in English. Excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills are required.

We seek applicants with research specialization in Partial Differential Equations with connections to data science, biology, and other applied sciences such as physics, ecology, as well as engineering. The successful candidate shall have interests that complement and enhance the department’s research strengths in the field. A senior hire is also expected to have a good record of external funding and to develop a mathematical biology program in the department.

The department has a PhD program and various MS programs, including a new MS program in Data Science. It has over 50 mathematicians/statisticians and more than 120 graduate students engaged in research in a wide variety of areas in mathematics and statistics. Auburn University's strong research programs in a variety of areas present many opportunities for interdisciplinary research and for participation in its various multidisciplinary programs. Auburn University is an R1 University and one of the nations premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. It maintains high levels of research activity and high standards for teaching excellence. For more information on faculty life at Auburn University, please visit: Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples. Please visit the following link for more information:

Candidates can submit their application material online at: Applications must include a cover letter, transcript(s), curriculum vitae, a statement of research, a statement of teaching (and teaching evaluations, if available), and a statement of contributions to diversity and inclusion. ( Candidates should also submit the names and contact information for three professional references. One reference must address teaching experience and abilities. For additional information, contact: Dr. Wenxian Shen, Chair, Search Committee, e-mail:

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. The candidate selected for this position must meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.

Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer and committed to building an inclusive and diverse community.

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Contact: Wenxian Shen
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Auburn University
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
221 Parker Hall
Auburn, AL 36849
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