University of Massachusetts Boston, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: UMBos-APAM [#19064]
Position Title: Assistant Professor – Applied Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Boston, Massachusetts 02125, United States [map]
Subject Area: Applied Mathematics
Application Deadline: (posted 2021/11/18, listed until 2022/05/18)
Position Description:    

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Assistant Professor – Applied Mathematics University of Massachusetts Boston Boston, MA Full time Job no: 510814 Position Type: Faculty Full Time Campus: UMass Boston Department: Mathematics Date opened: 08 Nov 2021 Eastern Standard Time Applications close:

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor beginning September 1st 2022. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Mathematics or a closely related field. The research area of interest is open to all fields of applied mathematics which includes current areas present in the department/college to increase synergy and collaboration.

The successful candidate will have a robust research program and strong potential to secure extramural funding. In addition, the candidate will play an important role in the coordination, assessment and restructuring of the department’s applied mathematics offerings and of our undergraduate mathematics core, with emphasis on calculus and linear algebra. All candidates must exhibit a clear commitment to advancing the university's teaching mission through their participation in on-going student success initiatives in the department’s lower division. The successful candidate will also have the capacity to contribute to broad departmental and college service, including the development of a graduate program. A teaching load reduction to root a research program will be provided. For more information, see

To apply, send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, completed American Mathematical Society cover sheet, brief statement of current research plans, brief statement on teaching, a diversity statement and four letters of recommendation (at least one of which should address the candidate’s teaching abilities). Documentation should be submitted through the UMass Boston's Career website. For full consideration applications must be received by December 1st 2021.

Located on the Boston harbor, the University of Massachusetts Boston offers undergraduate and graduate programs in almost 90 fields of study. It serves a diverse population of more than 16,000 students and is nationally recognized as a model of excellence for urban universities. Faculty have many opportunities for interdisciplinary research and collaboration, e.g., in the physical, biological, environmental and computational sciences. For more information about the university, see

UMass Boston is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Title IX employer and strongly encourages applications from women, members of all ethnic groups, and people with disabilities. UMass Boston requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and to confirm proof of their vaccination status. Exemptions from the vaccine requirement will be permitted only for qualifying religious or medical reasons. Regardless of vaccination status, you must wear a face covering in public indoor spaces on campus.

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