Purdue University, Mathematics

Position ID: Purdue-GVAP [#18753]
Position Title: Golomb Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2067, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: finished (2021/10/25, finished 2022/10/19, listed until 2022/04/25)
Position Description:    

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

Golomb Visiting Assistant Professor 

The Department of Mathematics in the College of Science at Purdue University invites applications for multiple three-year positions as Golomb Visiting Assistant Professor (for new and very recent Ph.D.s). These positions come at a time of dynamic leadership and with significant investment in the College of Science - Purdue’s second-largest college, comprising the mathematical, physical and life sciences. For information about our department, see www.math.purdue.edu.


Qualifications: These positions will commence August 2022 and are open to mathematicians who demonstrate exceptional research promise and a strong teaching record.  Ph.D. (or its equivalent) in mathematics or closely related field by August 10, 2022 is required. Successful candidates will have research interests in common with Purdue faculty and a record of early research excellence.


Duties include continued research production, engagement with faculty and students, and teaching of undergraduate and graduate mathematics courses. 


Purdue University's Department of Mathematics and the College of Science are committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort including discovery, instruction, and engagement.  Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.


Applications should be submitted online through www.mathjobs.org and should include (1) the AMS cover sheet for academic employment, (2) a cover letter, (3) a curriculum vitae, (4) a research statement, (5) a teaching statement, (6)  a diversity and inclusion statement indicating past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion, and (7) three letters of recommendation, one of which discusses the candidate’s teaching qualifications. In addition, for purposes of equity, to be considered for the position, applicants will also need to create a profile including voluntary demographic data at SuccessFactors. Reference letter writers should be asked to submit their letters online through www.mathjobs.org.  Direct all inquiries to iswanso@purdue.edu. All applications received by November 30, 2021 will be given full consideration. Some offers will be made before the end of January 2022. A background check will be required for employment in these positions. 


Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
email address
Department of Mathematics
150 N. University St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2067