Princeton University, Mathematics Department

Position ID: PU-PUJRFAC [#16430]
Position Title: Junior Faculty--Postdoctorate
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Princeton, New Jersey 08544, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2020/11/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/10/07, finished 2021/05/22, listed until 2021/04/07)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Princeton University Mathematics Department expects to offer several junior faculty positions and postdoctoral appointments for the 2021—2022 academic year.

Assistant Professorships: 3-year renewable appointments; teaching experience preferred. Ph.D. required.

Postdoctoral Research Associates or Associate Research Scholars: one-year, full-time positions for recent Ph.D. recipients or more senior researchers, who wish to carry out research in mathematics with a Princeton faculty member, with possibility of renewal subject to continued funding and satisfactory performance.

Instructorships: 1-year positions; normally renewed for 1-2 additional years. Ph.D. required.

Veblen Research Instructorships: 3-year positions (offered jointly by the Princeton University Mathematics Department and the School of Mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Study) for outstanding new Ph.D.’s. Typically, the first and third years of these appointments are spent teaching and conducting research at Princeton University and the second year is spent conducting research (without teaching duties) at the Institute for Advanced Study. (Please see the advertisement under THE INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY for additional details about the Veblen Research positions. Applicants must also apply to Institute for Advanced Study posting.)

Simons Junior Faculty Fellow: 3-year renewable appointment at the Assistant Professor level; teaching experience preferred. Ph.D. required.

Please note: Applicants will automatically be considered for all open junior faculty positions and postdoctoral appointments. The Department is interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The Department strongly encourages applications from individuals who identify as members of groups that are underrepresented in Mathematics.

These positions are subject to the University’s background check policy.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: November 15, 2020, 11:59 p.m. EST

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW.

All applications should be submitted via MathJobs. For inquiries, please e-mail:

Applicants must submit the following items online: · Cover Letter · Curriculum Vitae · Research Statement · Teaching Statement · Publication List · Four Reference Letters (to be submitted by reference writers at this site)

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
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Princeton University
Mathematics Department
Fine Hall--Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544-1000