Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Position ID: 1040-APMS [#23068]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Troy, New York 12180, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Applied Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2023/10/16 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/09/15, listed until 2024/03/15)
Position Description:    

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Department of Mathematical Sciences
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, New York

Applications are invited for a tenure-track position as an Assistant or Associate Professor in applied mathematics to begin in August 2024.  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 foundations of data science or machine learning, mathematical optimization, and modeling and novel computational approaches for challenging problems with societal or technological impact in such areas as quantum systems, energy, 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 16, 2023, and applications received after that date will continue to be evaluated until the position is filled.

Expected hiring range:  The selected candidate’s salary will be determined based on factors that include academic rank, budget, internal equity, qualifications, experience and other job-related credentials.  The hiring range provided is Rensselaer’s good faith estimate of the expected hiring range at the time of posting.

Assistant: $105-110K depending on first appt. or years as an assist. professor.
Associate: $115-130K depending on years as an assist. or assoc. professor.

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