Mathematics, Tufts University

Position ID: Tufts-CDANWAP [#13309]
Position Title: Computational Data Analysis, Assistant Professor (non-tenure track)
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Medford, Massachusetts 02155, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computational Data Analysis
Application Deadline: 2019/06/03 finished (2018/12/03, finished 2019/03/25, listed until 2019/06/03)
Position Description:    

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


Non-Tenure-Track Norbert Wiener Assistant Professorship

The Department of Mathematics invites applications for a Norbert Wiener Assistant Professorship in Computational Data Analysis to begin September 1, 2019, and lasting up to three years pending satisfactory review. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in areas that overlap with those of Tufts faculty. This includes areas such as numerical analysis and linear algebra, computational PDEs, machine learning, high dimensional statistics, graph algorithms, and image processing. The teaching load will be two courses per semester and will include teaching of courses of fundamental importance to the data science/analysis initiatives at the university such as Numerical Linear Algebra and Mathematics of Data Analysis. The position will bridge the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering, and the successful candidate will be involved with the Mathematics and Computer Science departments to develop a bridge course featuring linear algebra with its application to data analysis.

Doctorate in Computational or Applied Mathematics or related field is required. Applicants must show promise of outstanding research and evidence of excellent teaching.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement, and a teaching statement. All of these documents should be submitted electronically through In addition, applicants should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted electronically on their behalf through If a recommender cannot submit online, we will also accept signed PDF attachments sent to or paper letters mailed to Search Committee Chair, Department of Mathematics, 503 Boston Avenue, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155.

Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at

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