University of Washington, Applied Mathematics

Position ID: UoWApplied-TTAP22 [#20568, tt22]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, tenure track
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Seattle, Washington 98195, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Applied Mathematics
Application Deadline: finished (2022/09/06, finished 2023/08/02)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Washington announces the availability of two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions to start in September 2023. Candidates with expertise in one or more areas of applied mathematics are encouraged to apply. The department is seeking candidates that complement the current research strengths of the department (in no particular order) in data science, scientific computing and numerical analysis, nonlinear waves and coherent structures, mathematical biology, atmospheric science and climate modeling, applied analysis, stochastic modeling, mathematical finance, and optimization, or bring in new areas of expertise. The department is also seeking candidates who will continue its long tradition of interdisciplinary collaboration. See for more details. Applicants will be expected to engage in excellent teaching, service, and mentorship, and to promote diversity. 

The Department is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community: visit All UW faculty members engage in teaching, research, and service. These positions hold a 9 month service term (September 16 through June 15 each year) and are full-time (100% FTE). 

Applicants should hold a PhD, or foreign equivalent, in (applied) mathematics or a related field of application by the start of the appointment. Applicants must demonstrate a strong record of research in a relevant area of applied mathematics. 

Application Instructions 
To apply, please upload all required materials at Specifically, for full consideration, the following materials should be provided by November 1, 2022: 
  • Cover letter or AMS cover sheet, 
  • Curriculum vita, 
  • Research statement, 
  • Teaching statement (addressing your experiences, teaching and mentoring philosophy, and innovation) and evaluations (if available), 
  • Diversity statement (addressing how your professional experiences, background and philosophy demonstrate your commitment to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion), 
and by November 15, 2022, 
  • Four letters of reference, one of which addresses teaching. Letters should be uploaded directly to Interfolio by the letter writers. 
If you have any questions, contact Katherine McDermott, at

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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Disability Services 
To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information 
Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit

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