Michigan State University, Mathematics

Position ID: MSU-RAPD2021 [#16320]
Position Title: Research Associate - Fixed Term (Jan. 2021 Start Date)
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: East Lansing, Michigan 48824, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2020/11/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/09/22, listed until 2021/03/22)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics at Michigan State University invites applications for Research Associates with a starting date of January 1, 2021. This is an academic year, benefits eligible position that is potentially renewable on an annual basis through Spring 2023 contingent upon satisfactory performance and availability of funding. Candidates will be evaluated on their potential in research and teaching.

Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or equivalent. Applications from all areas of mathematical research will be considered. Research Associates are paired with a sponsoring faculty mentor who will direct their research activities. The research associate will engage in our active instructional mentoring program if their appointment includes an instructional component. Applicants should submit a vita, statements on research and on teaching, and should arrange for at least 4 letters of recommendation to be submitted, one of which must specifically address the applicant's teaching experiences. It is helpful if the cover letter indicates if the applicant wishes to be considered by specific MSU faculty.

Required Degree Doctorate-Mathematical Research

All applicants must submit their application materials including CV, cover letter, research statement and teaching statement through the MSU Research Associate job posting on Mathjobs.org to be considered.

Minimum Requirements
  • Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or equivalent area by Dec 15, 2020
  • Applications from all areas of mathematical research will be considered. 
  • Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2020 and continue until positions are filled. A background check is required for employment. 
Michigan State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities. Job applicants are considered for employment opportunities and employees are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
Department of Mathematics
Michigan State University
619 Red Cedar Road
C212 Wells Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824

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