University of Pittsburgh, Mathematics

Position ID: Pitt-FAP [#18434]
Position Title: Mathematics, Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Mathematical Biology
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2021/12/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/10/01, finished 2022/07/02, listed until 2021/12/31)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Mathematical Biology to begin in the fall term of 2022, pending budgetary approval. We seek outstanding candidates with expertise in developing and applying mathematical methods to address biological questions, who will complement and enhance our existing strength in this area. We are dedicated to the mutual success of our faculty and students in our research and education enterprise. The University of Pittsburgh is an active center for interdisciplinary research in the life sciences, offering exciting opportunities for collaborations across departments as well as with our highly ranked medical school and nearby Carnegie Mellon University. The University is currently ranked third in the nation in total NIH funding.

Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or another quantitative field and should demonstrate substantial research accomplishment and dedication to teaching. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants can apply online at: (under Faculty Positions, Keyword search for Mathematical Biology or Mathematics). Candidates should submit (a) a cover letter, (b) a CV, (c) a statement of research accomplishments and future plans, (d) a brief description of teaching experience and interests, and (e) a brief description of how your research, teaching or service demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion. Applicants should also have (f) at least three letters of reference emailed to by November 15, 2021. Any questions about the application process can be directed to Dana Freund at

The Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and fostering a culturally diverse environment, so the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in support of a diverse community is essential. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.

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Contact: Dana Freund
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Dept. of Mathematics
University of Pittsburgh
301 Thackeray Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15260