University of Delaware, Mathematical Sciences

Position ID: Delaware-TTAP [#9282, 103988]
Position Title: Tenure Track Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Newark, Delaware 19716, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Starting Date: 2017/09/01
Application Deadline: finished (2016/09/22, finished 2017/12/03)
Position Description:    

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

University of Delaware -- Mathematics Assistant Professor

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Delaware invites applications for a tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment is expected to start in the Fall of 2017.

We seek outstanding scholars in any area of mathematics or applied mathematics. The Department has a particular interest in candidates with strengths in computational mathematics and data science. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the potential to grow and maintain a world class research program that complements Department strengths and to contribute to instruction at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The successful candidate will also actively contribute to the graduate program in mathematics and seek external funding. Involvement in interdisciplinary research is highly encouraged.

Required qualifications for the position include a Ph.D. in mathematics, applied mathematics or a related field, evidence of an independent and growing research program with world-class potential, and a firm commitment to maintaining an integrated program of teaching and research.

A leader in research, learning and innovation, the University of Delaware combines a rich historic legacy with a commitment to undergraduate education and the latest in advanced technology. With external funding exceeding $200 million, the University ranks among the top 100 universities in federal R&D support for science and engineering. Enhanced by state-of-the-art facilities, research is conducted across all seven colleges and more than 70 interdisciplinary institutes and centers. Since 2013, 12 faculty have received NSF CAREER awards, two of these from Mathematical Sciences.  UD faculty include members of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering and National Academy of Inventors and the 2010 Nobel Prize laureate in chemistry.  The main campus in Newark, Del., provides the amenities of a vibrant college town with convenient access to the major cities of the East Coast.

To apply, the following materials must be submitted electronically to the MathJobs website an AMS cover sheet, a detailed letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and four letters of recommendation, including one that addresses teaching.  All application materials shall be shared with the university faculty.  In exceptional circumstances, applications may be sent by mail to Prof. Tobin Driscoll, Tenure Track Search Committee; Department of Mathematical Sciences; University of Delaware; Newark, DE 19716.  Review of applications will begin on November 15 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Mathematical Sciences is committed to developing a diverse workforce. The University of Delaware is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and Title IX institution.  For the University’s complete non-discrimination statement, please visit

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Further Info:
(302) 831-2653
Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of Delaware
15 Orchard Rd., Ewing 501
Newark, DE 19716

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