University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Mathematics Department

Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Applied Mathematics and Computational Medicine
Application Deadline: 2021/11/20 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/10/06, finished 2022/05/21, listed until 2022/01/20)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Computational Medicine Program in the School of Medicine and the Department of Mathematics in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) invite applicants for a tenure-track faculty position. The Computational Medicine Program is a recently established research initiative that seeks to apply modern computational approaches, including mathematical and statistical modeling, machine learning, and network analysis, to problems relevant to human health and disease. Candidates who aim to establish a research program in any area of mathematics with applications to understanding mechanisms of human diseases and the goal of impacting diagnosis and treatment are strongly encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required, and postdoctoral experience, outstanding research promise, and dedication to excellent teaching are expected. Appointments are expected to be made at the level of assistant professor, but exceptionally well qualified candidates of higher rank will also be considered.

This position includes an affiliation and research space within the Computational Medicine Program at UNC School of Medicine and a full-time faculty appointment within the Department of Mathematics in the College of Arts and Sciences. The successful candidate will be expected to direct an independent research program supported by extramural funding and to participate in team science projects initiated through the Computational Medicine Program. Duties of this position will also include student mentoring and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level through the Department of Mathematics. An excellent start-up package and access to departmental and institutional facilities will be provided, including access to outstanding computational resources (

Applicants must apply online at In addition to information requested by the UNC website, applicants should post the following at (1) the standard AMS cover sheet; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) a description of current research and a plan for future research; (4) a statement of teaching goals; and (5) at least four letters of recommendation. Note that candidates must apply at the UNC website as well as at to be considered for the position.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated position start date is July 1, 2022.

For further information on the Program or Department, please visit and, or contact Tim Elston or Boyce Griffith at or

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran. We are committed to developing our faculty to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Women and members of groups underrepresented in mathematics are strongly encouraged to apply.

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599