University of Washington, Applied Mathematics

Position ID: UoWApplied-PEARSON [#20601]
Position Title: Applied Mathematics, Pearson Fellow
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Seattle, Washington 98195, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Applied Mathematics
Application Deadline: finished (2022/09/08, finished 2023/08/02)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Washington expects the availability of one or more Pearson Fellow positions, starting September 16, 2023, for a term of up to three years. Pearson Fellows may be hired as Acting Instructors or Postdoctoral Fellows, depending on the funding of the position. Applicants in all areas of applied mathematics are encouraged to apply, but particularly in the research areas that are currently represented in the department (climate and atmospheric science, data science, dynamical systems, financial mathematics, mathematical biology, mathematical methods, nonlinear waves, numerical analysis, scientific computing, and optimization). These full-time 9-month temporary positions are renewable depending on, as applicable, satisfactory teaching performance and research progress.  

Requirements include (1) background and interest in applied mathematics (2) a PhD or foreign equivalent in mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, or another area relevant to applied mathematics; (3) an ability and affinity for communicating ideas of applied mathematics, in both teaching and research settings. 

To apply, applicants must submit the following materials: 

  • cover letter or AMS cover sheet, 
  • CV, 
  • research statement (with explicit information about which research group an applicant wishes to join),
  • teaching statement addressing your experiences, teaching and mentoring philosophy, and innovation) and evaluations (if available), 
  • diversity statement (addressing how your professional experiences, background and philosophy demonstrate your commitment to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion)
  • three letters of recommendation, one of which should address teaching. Review of applications will begin on January 15 and continue until positions are filled. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 
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Commitment to Diversity 
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Disability Services 
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Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
email address
Department of Applied Mathematics
University of Washington
Box 353925
Seattle, WA 98195-3925