Michigan State University, Mathematics

Position ID: MSU-AP2018 [#12110]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: East Lansing, Michigan 48824, United States [map]
Subject Area: mathematical molecular biophysics and biology
Application Deadline: finished (2018/07/06, finished 2019/04/14, listed until 2018/10/08)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics at Michigan State University (MSU) invites applications for a three-year, fixed term assistant professor position. This position begins August 16, 2018, and will be renewed yearly subject to performance and funding availability. The successful candidate will teach two courses per academic year and conduct research in mathematical molecular biophysics and biology in conjunction with Prof. Guowei Wei’s research group. A Ph.D. in mathematics, quantitative biology, or a related field is required. Demonstrated excellence in mathematics instruction, strong expertise in machine learning/deep learning and computer-aided drug design, and a commitment to work with pharmaceutical companies is expected. The position offers exciting opportunities for individuals interested in teaching, research, external funding application, and graduate/undergraduate student interaction within the environment of a Big10 university. Application should submit the following materials through the Mathjobs in support of their application: 1. Cover letter explaining the applicant’s interest in and fit with the advertised position 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. Statement on teaching philosophy 4. Three reference letters (to be submitted by the reference writers at MathJobs). At least one of them should address the applicant’s teaching experience.

The review of applications will begin on July 15, 2018 and the search will remain active until the position is filled. Questions regarding this position may be directed to the search committee chair, Prof. Guowei Wei, at weig@msu.edu.

The Department of Mathematics cultivates a vibrant, multi-disciplinary community that is diverse along many dimensions, including race and ethnicity; gender, sexual orientation, and gender identity and expression; ability status; and creed or ideology. MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities, and supports spouse/partner hires.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Michigan State University
619 Red Cedar Road
C212 Wells Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824

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