American Mathematical Society, Programs Department

2863 19738Position ID: AMSP-VISFELLOW [#19738]
Position Title: AMS Visiting Fellow
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Providence, Rhode Island 02904, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: 2022/07/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/03/15, finished 2023/02/04, listed until 2022/09/15)
Position Description:   URMs  

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

SUMMARY: The AMS Visiting Fellow works under the supervision of the Director of the MPS Department and in collaboration with internal and external constituents to create closer ties with academic institutions and business, entrepreneurial, government labs and agencies, industry, and non-profit (BEGIN) entities. She/he/they will plan, carry out, assess, and build attitudinal and financial support to increase the AMS’s portfolio of projects supporting students and mathematical scientists beyond the academy. The goal is to directly impact the profession to one more welcoming and inclusive for mathematical careers in non-academic settings. 

  • Develop, grow, and leverage relationships with business, entrepreneurial, government, industry, non-profit (BEGIN) entities and others beyond the academy where mathematically-trained people can flourish in careers. 
  • Develop information, resources, activities, and programming that AMS can provide to help enable graduate students and undergraduates in their preparations for a range of career directions. 
  • Develop strategic relationships and work with graduate programs to help them develop culture and practice that support graduate students’ knowledge about and preparation for careers in BEGIN areas. 
  • Develop, market, and sustain AMS services, activities, and strategy targeting BEGIN entities, academic departments, and students. 
  • Build a sponsorship model to support BEGIN activities beyond the initial investments. This includes identifying funding opportunities, writing and submitting proposals and prospectuses, etc. 
  • Serve as a committee liaison as assigned.
  • Carry out related work as assigned. 
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Earned doctorate in one of the mathematical sciences 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
  • Familiarity with the mathematical community. 
  • Strong interest in and experience relevant to career development for mathematical scientists or people in related STEM areas 
  • Familiarity with various types of undergraduate and graduate programs in the mathematical sciences. 
  • Ability to address issues constructively, building cooperative relationships within and across departments outside of the organization with societies, institutes, associations, programs, and funding agencies. 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Duties performed cause light fatigue of eyes, fingers, or other faculties due to long periods of standing, sitting or repetitive motion 
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and other devices 
  • Ability to travel frequently, to departments, companies, meeting sites, and other locations. 
WORK ENVIRONMENT/CONDITIONS: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
  • Typical office environment, climate-controlled, minimal noise 
  • Performing primarily sedentary work with limited physical exertion and lifting up to 40 lbs. 
  • Extended work hours may be required to meet project deadlines or resolve unexpected problems 
  • Work at sites outside the Providence office may be required for the completion of certain tasks, projects, or processes. 

The American Mathematical Society is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. The AMS supports equality of opportunity and treatment for all individuals, regardless of sex, gender identity or expression, race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion or religious belief, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability status, economic background, veteran, or immigration status, or any other social or physical component of their identity.

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