Brown University, Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics

556 16157Position ID: ICERM-DD [#16157]
Position Title: Deputy Director at NSF Math Institute
Position Type: Administration
Position Location: Providence, Rhode Island 02912, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Applied Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2021/02/26 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/08/11, finished 2021/01/27, listed until 2021/04/26)
Position Description:    

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The Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics (ICERM) at Brown University invites applications for the position of Deputy Director, for a term of two to four years beginning as early as July 1, 2021. ICERM is located in Providence, RI, and was established in 2010 through a National Science Foundation grant. 

ICERM scientific programs are overseen by a Director and two Deputy Directors and assisted by several Associate Directors charged with specific projects or responsibilities. The Deputy Director is a half-time appointment and is expected to be in residence at the institute for half the year.  

A Deputy Director should have a Ph.D. and research achievements in mathematics or a related field and is expected to contribute to scientific discussions of programmatic activities and events. Preference will be given to applicants with a scholarly background complementary to the current directors and a broad perspective on research. A courtesy visiting faculty appointment in the appropriate department at Brown will be provided.

Areas of responsibility include:
  1. Oversee the details of one of the two annual semester programs at ICERM, including planning and preparation for the program, coordination with organizers and participants during the program, and evaluation of outcomes.
  2. Oversee some of the additional institute activities: topical workshops, summer undergraduate research program (Summer@ICERM), early career programs, small group research (Collaborate@ICERM), and outreach events.
  3. Assist in the solicitation and development of programs and workshops.
  4. Assist with grant proposals to support existing and new programs and initiatives.
  5. Advise the Director on administrative questions touching on ICERM’s scientific activities.
The Deputy Director works closely with ICERM’s staff and reports to the Director.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and names of two references to Review of applications will begin November 15 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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