Northeastern University, Mathematics

404 23173Position ID: NEU-FY24_ZPF [#23173]
Position Title: Zelevinsky Postdoctoral Fellow
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Boston, Massachusetts 02115, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: (posted 2023/09/22, listed until 2024/03/22)
Position Description:    

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Job Summary 
The Department of Mathematics invites applications for Zelevinsky Postdoctoral Fellows (ZPF) for the Fall semester of 2024. The Zelevinsky Postdoctoral Fellow appointments have a three-year term which is non-tenure-track and non-renewable. The position provides promising mathematicians the opportunity to begin their careers in an active and stimulating research environment, with teaching assignments and ample opportunity for contact with senior research mathematicians. Applications from areas of both pure and applied mathematics are welcome. 

Key Responsibilities 
Applicants should have a commitment to high quality classroom instruction. They are also expected to conduct research at a high level. The teaching load for the ZPF position is three courses per year. 

Minimum Qualifications 
Candidates are required to have received a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in the field of Mathematics by the start of the appointment. Applications are welcome from those with prior academic and/or postdoctoral research experience. Preferred Qualifications Applicants should have strong research potential. Field of research should be consonant with the current research interests of the department, and candidates are strongly encouraged to indicate a member or members of the Mathematics Department with overlapping research interests. Review of applications will begin immediately. Complete applications received by November 26, 2023 will be guaranteed full consideration. Additional applications will be considered until the position is filled. 
Application materials required
  • Cover letter 
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research statement 
  • Statement on diversity and inclusion 
 Additional Information 
 Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer. Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit for more information. 
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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