Carnegie Mellon University, Mathematical Sciences

250 23280Position ID: CMU-PDTF [#23280]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: All areas of mathematics / teaching
Application Deadline: 2023/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/09/29, finished 2024/04/05)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Mathematical Sciences invites applications for a two or three-year Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow beginning August 2024. This twelve-month appointment has a teaching responsibility of three courses per academic year and one course per summer.

The Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow will be part of a vibrant teaching faculty and will be expected to engage in departmental and student activities. In addition to developing the Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow into a highly qualified candidate for permanent positions with a significant teaching component, the position will also provide an opportunity for the Fellow to engage in research-related activities with CMU faculty and undergraduate students.

Applicants with backgrounds in all areas of mathematics and a strong interest in undergraduate mathematics education are welcome. All qualified candidates, including women and members of underrepresented groups, are encouraged to apply. Applicants who have experience working with a diverse range of students or who can otherwise contribute to a climate of diversity, equity, and inclusion are strongly encouraged to identify their experiences in their cover letter.

The Department of Mathematical Sciences has over thirty-five tenure track and teaching track faculty members and supports over 60 graduate students and 300 undergraduate mathematics majors pursuing a variety of degree programs and concentrations.


A Ph.D. in mathematics or closely related disciplines is required. Preference will be given to candidates who have shown outstanding promise and/or excellence in teaching mathematics. Candidates must also display evidence of a strong continuing research program and potential for mentoring and advising undergraduates of diverse backgrounds and demographics.

The Department of Mathematical Sciences is committed to increasing the diversity of our community on a range of intellectual and cultural dimensions. Carnegie Mellon considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, and any additional legally protected status.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit all materials electronically through Mathjobs and Interfolio. This includes a cover letter, a curriculum vita, a teaching statement, a diversity statement, and a research statement. At least three letters of reference, with at least one addressing the candidate’s teaching ability, will be solicited through Mathjobs. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by December 1, 2023.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Carnegie Mellon University shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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Department of Mathematical Sciences
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213