University of Massachusetts Amherst, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: UMassAmherst-VAP2018 [#13393, R]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Amherst, Massachusetts 01003-9305, United States [map]
Application Deadline: finished (offers accepted 2018/12/17, finished 2019/11/07, listed until 2019/06/17)
Position Description:    

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

Job Description: The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst invites applications for three Visiting Assistant Professor positions (non-tenure track, academic year) to start September 1, 2019; one or more appointments may be made as Marshall H. Stone Visiting Assistant Professor, with a reduced teaching load and an enhanced research fund. Candidates should have completed the Ph.D. by the beginning of the appointment. The initial appointment is for one year and is ordinarily renewable for two additional years. Exceptional promise in research and a commitment to outstanding teaching at all levels of the curriculum are expected. The search will encompass the following areas: Algebra and Number Theory, Algebraic Geometry, Analysis and Partial Differential Equations, Applied and Computational Mathematics, Dynamical Systems, Differential Geometry and Topology, Mathematical Physics, Probability, Representation Theory and Lie Theory, and Statistics.

Requirements: Applicants must present strong evidence of outstanding research accomplishments and promise in both research and teaching. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics or a related field by the time of appointment. Additional Information: Questions about the position should be directed to the chair of the Search Committee, Professor Paul Hacking For additional information about the application process contact Ms. Liming Liu (Head’s Assistant)

Application Instructions: Review of applications will begin on January 5, 2019 and continue until a suitable candidate pool has been identified. To apply, please submit the following required documents electronically: a cover letter, an AMS Standard Cover Sheet, a curriculum vitae, a publication list, a description of research, statement about teaching experience and interests. The applicant must also have at least three letters of recommendation submitted, of which one must address the applicant's effectiveness as a teacher.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Massachusetts
710 N. Pleasant St.
Amherst, MA 01003-9305

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