Columbia University, Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics

Position ID: ColumbiaUniversity-ASSTPROF [#20767]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: New York, New York 10027, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: applied and computational mathematics
Application Deadline: finished (2022/09/22, finished 2023/09/02, listed until 2023/02/28)
Position Description:    

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

Columbia University Department of Applied Physics & Applied Mathematics Term Assistant Professor

The Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics (APAM) at Columbia University in the City of New York invites applications for a limited term Assistant Professor faculty position in the area of applied and computational mathematics. The position begins July 1, 2023 for a term of 3 years. Salary is competitive and the teaching load is relatively light. Basic responsibilities focus on teaching, research and service.

A recent PhD earned in the last 3 years and no later than the start date of the appointment, and extraordinary promise in research, are both required. A broad array of research groups is active in the department, with current research encompassing applied and computational mathematics, and their application to many areas of physics, materials science, biology, earth science, as well as imaging and data science.

There is a strong cohort of activities on applied and computational mathematics within the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the affiliated Data Science Institute. The Department is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Applications must include: (a) curriculum vitae (b) statement of research, (c) statement of teaching, and (d) at least three letters of recommendation.

Candidate must also apply through:

Applications received by November 7, 2022 will be given full consideration. For questions concerning the position, please email

Applicants are encouraged to consult for more information about the applied mathematics program, and for more information about the department.

Columbia University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer --Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran

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Further Info:
Dept. of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Columbia University, Seeley W. Mudd Hall
500 West 120th street, suite 200, MC 4701
New York, NY 10027