Stony Brook University, Mathematics

284 18716Position ID: StonyBrook-LEC1 [#18716, 2574762]
Position Title: Simons Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, College or Arts and Sciences
Position Location: Stony Brook, New York 11794-3651, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2022/01/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/10/21, listed until 2022/01/15)
Position Description:    

Simons Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, College or Arts and Sciences

Location: Stony Brook University

Open Date:
Oct 17, 2021

Jan 15, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


The Mathematics Department at Stony Brook University expects to have two Simons Instructor positions and one Gromoll Instructor position available beginning in the fall semester of 2022 contingent on funding availability. A Simons Instructor position is a three-year post-doctoral level appointment with a competitive salary and reduced teaching.

Our 1,100 acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students, and more than 13,500 faculty and staff, including those employed at Stony Brook University Medical Center, Suffolk County's only academic medical center. The University is a member of the Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs. The recently established Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, located next to the math building, runs intensive programs on the interface between mathematics and theoretical physics, over one thousand scientists pass through the SCGP annually. Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments can be arranged.

Home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, Stony Brook University is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic north shore. The Long Island Rail Road connects the Stony Brook Station on campus to midtown Manhattan.


Applicants are required to have earned a Ph.D or equivalent degree in Mathematics before 8/31/22, and it is preferred that applicants received their Ph.D. in 2015 or later, and that their research areas complement those of current department members.

Application Instructions

Applicants should complete their application at through Interfolio. Application materials include: 1) AMS Standard Cover Sheet, 2) Cover Letter, 3) CV, 4) Publication List, 5) Research Statement, 6) Teaching Statement, and 7) At least four Reference Letters.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: All applicants must complete their application in Interfolio.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request . It can also be viewed online at the University Police website at

Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information,veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

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