Harvard University, Mathematics

Position ID: Harvard-BPFELLOW20242025 [#22716]
Position Title: Benjamin Peirce Fellow in Mathematics
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2023/12/05 1:59PMhelp popup* finished (2023/07/28, finished 2024/05/08)
Position Description:    

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Benjamin Peirce Fellow in Mathematics 
Harvard University
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department of Mathematics

Position Description:  The Department of Mathematics at Harvard University welcomes applications for a Benjamin Peirce Fellowship. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2024. The position comes with a competitive starting salary for the nine-month academic year, which usually can be augmented by teaching at the Summer School or by working on a research contract, if funds are available. The teaching commitment is two courses per year, including a one-term course on a subject of the fellow's choice, if desired. The Benjamin Peirce Fellows are expected to take part in the usual task of advising students. 

The appointment is for three years.

Basic Qualifications:  Doctorate in mathematics is required by the time the appointment begins. Demonstrated strong committment to teaching is desired.

Additional Qualifications:  Applicants must have a strong background in advanced mathematics. Essential qualities include initiative, good judgment, and the ability to work well on a team. 

Special Instructions:  Please submit the materials listed below through mathjobs.org. 

Priority will be given to applications received before November 22, 2023. 

1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Names and contact information of 3-5 references (3 letters must be submitted to complete your application)
4. Research Statement
5. Teaching statement (describing teaching philosophy and practices)
6. Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas.

The health of our workforce is a priority for Harvard University. With that in mind, we strongly encourage all employees be up to date on CDC-recommended vaccines.

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, protected veteran status, disability, genetic information, military service, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or other protected status.

Contact Information: Pam Brentana, Harvard University, Mathematics Department, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA 02138

Contact Email: mainoffice@math.harvard.edu

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:

Further Info:
Department of Mathematics
Harvard University
One Oxford Street
02138 Cambridge, MA, USA