University of Massachusetts Amherst, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: UMassAmherst-VAP [#8001, R50572]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Amherst, Massachusetts 01003-9305, United States [map]
Subject Area: All areas complemeting the strengths of the Department
Application Deadline: 2015/11/23 finished (2015/10/22, finished 2016/06/19, listed until 2016/09/01)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics‭ ‬ invites applications for‭ ‬Visiting Assistant Professor positions‭ (‬non-tenure track‭) ‬to start September‭ ‬1,‭ 2016‬.‭ ‬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.

To apply,‭ ‬please submit the following required documents electronically through‭ ‬‭ ‬A cover letter,‭ ‬an AMS Standard Cover Sheet,‭ ‬a curriculum vitae,‭ ‬a publication list,‭ ‬a description of research,‭ ‬and a statement about teaching interests and experience.‭ ‬The applicant must also have at least four letters of recommendation submitted,‭ ‬of which one must support the applicant‭’‬s effectiveness as a teacher.‭ ‬Questions about the position should be directed to‭ ‬For additional information about the application process,‭ ‬please contact Christine Ingraham

Review of applications will begin November‭ 23‬,‭ ‬2015.‭ ‬Applications will continue to be accepted until a suitable candidate pool has been identified.

The university is‭ ‬committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body.‭ ‬The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women,‭ ‬minorities,‭ ‬protected veterans,‭ ‬and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.‭ ‬Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University‭’‬s goals of achieving excellence in all areas,‭ ‬we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual‭’‬s record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives,‭ ‬experiences,‭ ‬and backgrounds in educational,‭ ‬research or other work activities.‭ ‬We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.‭

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

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

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