Applied Mathematics, University of Washington

Position ID: UoWApplied-OPENRANKSEARCH [#12485]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor (Numerical analysis, scientific computing), Applied Mathematics, University of Washington
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Seattle, Washington WA, United States [map]
Subject Area: Applied Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2018/12/01 (posted 2018/09/22, updated 2018/09/10)
Position Description:    

Position Description

The Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Washington announces the availability of an open-rank full-time faculty position to start in September 2019. Candidates will be considered for the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank, either tenure-track or tenured, depending upon experience and qualifications. Faculty appointments in the Department of Applied Math have an annual service period of 9 months (September 16 - June 15). University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

The department has current research strength in scientific computing and numerical analysis, nonlinear waves and coherent structures, mathematical biology, atmospheric science and climate modeling, mathematical methods, mathematical finance, data-driven methods, optimization etc. and has a long tradition of interdisciplinary collaboration. Candidates can complement these existing strengths or they can bring in new areas of expertise. See for more details.


Outstanding candidates with expertise in the areas of numerical analysis and scientific computing, broadly construed, are encouraged to apply. Applicants should hold a PhD, or foreign equivalent, in (applied) mathematics or a related field of application by the start of appointment. Applicants should show outstanding accomplishments in research and a commitment to excellence in teaching.

Application Instructions

To apply, applicants should upload all applications materials via math jobs at: Specifically, the following materials should be provided:

(1) curriculum vita, (2) research statement, (3) teaching statement, and (4) no less than three letters of reference (to be uploaded directly to

If you have any questions, contact Rachel Reichert, Administrator at

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2018.

The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University is the 2006 recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan award for Faculty Career Flexibility, and is committed to supporting the work-life balance of its faculty. Our NSF-supported ADVANCE program is dedicated to increasing the participation of women in STEM disciplines.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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 (

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
Further Info:
Department of Applied Mathematics
University of Washington
Box 353925
Seattle, WA 98195-3925

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