University of Washington, Applied Mathematics

Position ID: UoWApplied-AIAMCFRM [#18330]
Position Title: Acting Instructor
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Seattle, Washington 98195, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Applied Mathematics, Finance
Application Deadline: 2021/12/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/09/25, finished 2022/06/18)
Position Description:    

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Description: The Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Washington invites applications for Acting Instructor positions. These instructors will teach courses in the department’s Applied Mathematics or Computational and Risk Finance Management (CFRM) programs, starting September 16, 2022. These full-time temporary non-tenure faculty positions are renewable for a total duration of three years dependent on satisfactory performance in teaching and research. Successful applicants will teach up to 5 one-quarter courses each year (this is less than a 2+2 load on a semester system) of the appointment and are expected to engage in research. For information on the department’s Applied Mathematics and CFRM courses, see and ;

Qualifications: Requirements include (1) background and interest in many aspects of Applied Mathematics or Computational or Mathematical Finance; (2) a PhD or foreign equivalent in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, or another relevant field; (3) an ability and affinity for communicating ideas of Applied Mathematics and/or Finance, in both teaching and research settings. 

Application Instructions: To apply for the position, applicants must submit the following materials: cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, DEI statement, and at least three letters of recommendation, one of which should address teaching. Email your materials to with the subject line: “Acting Instructor Application - Area”, where “Area” is one of “AMATH” or “CFRM” or “BOTH”, depending on which positions you are applying for. Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2021 and continue until positions are filled. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: the University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status. 

Commitment to Diversity: The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint ( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (

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Contact: Laurie Feldman
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Department of Applied Mathematics
University of Washington
Box 353925
Seattle, WA 98195-3925
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