Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Position ID: 1040-APMS [#19315]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Mathematical Sciences
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Troy, New York 12180, United States [map]
Subject Area: Applied and Computational Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2022/01/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/12/20, listed until 2022/06/20)
Position Description:    

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, New York

Applications are invited for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in applied and computational mathematics.  Candidates must have a Ph.D., or foreign degree equivalent, in mathematics or applied mathematics, or a closely related discipline, along with the ability to demonstrate, through their records of accomplishments, and promise of future distinction in scholarship and education.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in the department at the undergraduate and graduate levels, to develop and maintain a robust program of externally funded research, and to provide academic and administrative service to the department and the institute.  Please visit for more information about the department.

The Department of Mathematical Sciences is particularly seeking candidates whose research areas involve mathematical advances in data science, including but not limited to the mathematical understanding and enabling developments for novel AI/ML, optimization, and innovative approaches for integrating data-driven methods, structural models, and/or computational mathematics in interdisciplinary applications.

Applicants must apply for this position at  After completing a short contact form (with contact information for three letters of recommendation), you will be asked to upload your cover letter, curriculum vita, research and teaching statements.  Review of complete applications will begin in January, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.  The anticipated start date is August 16, 2022.

We welcome candidates who will bring diverse cultural, ethnic, and national and international perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities. 


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Race/Gender/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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