Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University

Position ID: ColumbiaUniversity-CHU1 [#12074]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: New York, New York 10027, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computational Mathematics
Application Deadline: (posted 2018/06/25, listed until 2018/11/25)
Position Description:    

Columbia University Department of Applied Physics & Applied Mathematics Assistant Professor

The Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics (APAM) at Columbia University in the City of New York invites applications for a limited term Assistant Professor Faculty position in the area of applied and computational mathematics. The position begins July 1, 2019 for a term of 2 years. Salary is competitive and teaching is relatively light. Basic responsibilities focus on teaching, research and service.

A recent PhD and excellent promise in research are required. A broad array of research groups is active in the department, with current research encompassing applied and computational mathematics, and their application to many areas of biology, data and image processing, earth and environmental sciences, materials, and physics.

There is a strong cohort of activities on applied and computational mathematics within the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the affiliated Institute of Data Science and Engineering.

The Applied Mathematics program also has extensive and long-standing collaborations in many areas of earth, atmospheric and climate science with the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Science.

The Department is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Applicants should apply on-line at the following URL:

They should submit electronically the following: a current vita including a list of publications, a one-page research statement with a brief description of their current research work and future research interests, and two letters of recommendation. The search will close no sooner than November 1, 2018 and will remain open until the position is filled.

Applicants are encouraged to consult for more information about the department.

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Dept. of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Columbia University, Seeley W. Mudd Hall
500 West 120th street, suite 200, MC 4701
New York, NY 10027
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