Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Position ID: 1040-AAPROFAMA [#20645]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Applied Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Troy, New York 12180, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Applied Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2022/10/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/09/13, listed until 2023/03/13)
Position Description:    

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, New York

Applications are invited for one or more tenure-track positions as an Assistant or Associate Professor in applied mathematics to begin in August 2023.  Assistant Professor candidates must have a Ph.D., or foreign degree equivalent, in mathematics or applied mathematics, or a closely related discipline, along with the ability to demonstrate, through their record of accomplishments, promise of future distinction in scholarship and education.  Suitable candidates can be considered for a position as a tenured Associate Professor.  Such candidates, in addition to the requirements for an Assistant Professor, must have an established record of high-quality education and service, and national prominence and emerging international prominence in research.  All successful candidates will be expected to develop and maintain a robust program of externally funded research, to teach courses in the department at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to provide academic and professional service.  Please visit for more information about the department.

We welcome candidates with a commitment to applied mathematics and interdisciplinary research.  Of particular interest are candidates whose work involves one or more of the following areas: mathematical optimization, mathematical foundations of data science or machine learning, modeling and novel computational approaches for challenging problems with societal or technological impact in such areas as energy, quantum computing, health, and climate and environmental sciences, among others.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, research and teaching statements, and three letters of recommendation to MathJobs.Org.  Full consideration will be given to applications received by October 15, 2022, and applications received after that date will continue to be evaluated until the positions are filled.

COVID-19 Pandemic Protocols: Rensselaer requires all faculty and staff to be vaccinated (and boosted when eligible) against COVID-19. Requests for exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. 

We welcome candidates who will bring diverse cultural, ethnic, national and international perspectives to Rensselaer's work and campus communities.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Race/Gender/Veterans/Disability Employer. 

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Further Info:
110 8th Street
Department of Math Science
Troy, NY 12180