Mathematics, Tufts University

Position ID: Tufts-NWAP [#4110]
Position Title: Norbert Wiener Assistant Professorship
Position Location: Medford, Massachusetts 02155, United States [map]
Subject Areas: One of three general areas: (1) geometric group theory and topology (including knot theory), (2) algebraic group theory and Lie theory, (3)probability and stochastic processes
Application Deadline: finished (posted 2012/10/01, listed until 2013/04/01)
Position Description:    

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

TUFTS UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS Non-Tenure-Track Norbert Wiener Assistant Professorship

Applications are invited for one non-tenure-track Norbert Wiener Assistant Professorship to begin September 1, 2013, and lasting three years. Doctorate required. Applicants must show promise of outstanding research in one of three general areas: (1) geometric group theory and topology (including knot theory), (2) algebraic group theory and Lie theory, (3) probability and stochastic processes. Preference will be given to candidates whose interests overlap with those of Tufts faculty in these areas. Applicants must also show evidence of excellent teaching. The teaching load will be two courses per semester.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement, and a teaching statement. Please specify in your cover letter which of the three areas is appropriate for your main area of research. 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 Wiener 2013 Search Committee Chair, Department of Mathematics, 503 Boston Avenue, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155. Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled. Tufts University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Tufts University
Medford MA 02155

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