Auburn University, College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM)

Position ID: 723-APCM [#18443]
Position Title: Assistant Professor - Computational Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Auburn University, Alabama 36849, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Computational Mathematics
Application Deadline: finished (2021/10/04, finished 2022/09/14)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM) at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Computational Mathematics for nine-month appointments beginning on August 16, 2022.

The candidate must have a PhD in Mathematics, Applied or Computational Mathematics, or closely related field at the time appointment begins, and is expected to establish an independent research program in computational mathematics. Postdoctoral research experience is desired. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, scientific computing and numerical analysis in machine learning and deep learning, computational biology, computational physics, and inverse problems and optimization. Candidates who have the potential to establish a research program on the mathematical foundations and computational algorithms in machine learning are desired. The candidate is also expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to high quality teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as mentoring undergraduate and graduate students.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has a PhD program and various MS programs, including a new MS program in Data Science. It has over 50 mathematicians/statisticians and more than 120 graduate students engaged in research in a wide variety of areas in mathematics and statistics. Auburn University’s strong research programs in a variety of areas present many opportunities for interdisciplinary research and for participation in its various multidisciplinary programs. Auburn University is an R1 University and one of the nation’s premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. It maintains high levels of research activity and high standards for teaching excellence. For more information on faculty life at Auburn University, please visit Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples. Please click for more information.

Candidates can submit their application material online at Applications must include a cover letter, transcript(s), curriculum vitae, a statement of research, a statement of teaching (and teaching evaluations if available), and a statement of contributions to diversity and inclusion. ( Candidates should also submit the names and contact information for three professional references. One reference must address teaching experience and abilities. For additional information contact: Dr. Junshan Lin, Chair, Search Committee, e-mail:

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. The candidate selected for this position should meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.

Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer and committed to building an inclusive and diverse community.

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Contact: Junshan Lin
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Auburn University
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
221 Parker Hall
Auburn, AL 36849
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