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Princeton University
Operations Research & Financial Engineering Department

Lecturer

The Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering at Princeton University seeks to appoint a full time Lecturer beginning September 1, 2016. The position is for one year, renewable. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and to advise senior thesis.

We are looking for someone who will demonstrate excellence in the classroom. While the main thrust of the ORFE classes are in probability, statistics, optimization and financial engineering, the current teaching needs are mostly in statistics and financial engineering, and the successful candidate will be expected to teach in these areas first. Although not required, a track record of peer-reviewed publications in any of the fields covered by ORFE is considered a plus.

Applications are considered on a continuing basis, though for full consideration apply by May 19, 2016. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including publications), statement of teaching experience/philosophy and, any additional material relevant to the applicant’s teaching abilities (such as prior teaching evaluations, student comments, etc.), and contact information for at least three references. Application materials may be submitted at http://jobs.princeton.edu, requisition 1600329.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in a field covered by ORFE, and classroom teaching experience with demonstrated excellence. Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.

[Posted April 20, 2016]

Wentworth Institute of Technology 

Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, MA seeks to fill an Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics position that would start in September 2016.

We are especially seeking candidates with data science or actuarial experience in industry and/or in higher education.

The majority of students that our applied math professors teach are engineering majors and computer science majors. Many of these students are also applied math minor students. Professors in the Department of Applied Mathematics do teach and mentor applied math major students, also, but they are a small percentage of the student body. We value creative and passionate educators that can teach all students.

We are also excited about educating students in an environment that fosters EPIC-Learning: Externally Collaborative, Project-based, Interdisciplinary Curricula for Learning. This EPIC approach to learning mimics what happens in many workplaces across the country. The undergraduate Applied Mathematics major is an interdisciplinary curriculum, so we seek applications from candidates with wide intellectual interests and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, advising and scholarship. The ideal candidate must be able to develop interdisciplinary projects and foster connections within the Applied Math Department, with other departments at Wentworth and with the external professional community that enrich student experience.

Faculty participate in teaching (especially project-based); curricular development; scholarly activities; advising applied math majors and potentially other majors; recruiting students for the Applied Math B.S. program; collaborating with our Industrial Professional Advisory Committee (and recruiting new members for this committee, as needed) and other service to the Applied Mathematics Department and to the Institute.

If you are interested in preparing our next generation of engineers and designers and if you have substantial experience with project-based learning and undergraduate mathematics education innovation then we’d love to hear from you. Please apply at https://jobs.wit.edu/. In your application please include:1) a cover letter that addresses this job description; 2) a current cv or resume, including references; and 3) a statement of your teaching philosophy.

Wentworth seeks to increase the diverse perspectives of its faculty and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in STEM.

Requirements: Ph.D. in applied mathematics or a related discipline. 1- 3 years of teaching experience.

To apply, please visit our online application site at https://jobs.wit.edu/postings/2450. Wentworth is an AA/EEO employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Wentworth is a tobacco-free campus.

[Posted April 5, 2016]

The University of Chicago Biological Sciences Collegiate DivisionSenior Lecturer in Mathematical Biology

The Biological Sciences Collegiate Division at the University of Chicago invites applications for a position at the rank of Senior Lecturer in mathematical biology beginning in the Autumn of 2016. The Senior Lecturer will be responsible for working with the faculty to develop and deploy a mathematical and computational curriculum directly within existing course sequences for undergraduate biology majors. The goal of this embedded curriculum is to enable deeper exploration of dynamic and stochastic biological processes at all stages of students’ education in biology. Opportunities for teaching separate courses in the applicant’s area of specialty are available. The Senior Lecturer will be expected to assist faculty in applying for extramural support for program development, as needed, and to pursue academic activities publishable in the appropriate scientific and education literature.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in mathematics or a related field and preferably postdoctoral experience studying biological phenomena. Strong interest and demonstrated proficiency in undergraduate teaching and curriculum development is required. A record of collaborative work with biologists is important. The appointment will be for three years and is renewable.

To apply for this position, visit our Web site at http://academiccareers.uchicago.edu/ job posting 02952. Please complete your application and submit supporting materials by April 11, 2016. Applicants are required to submit the following materials: 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a sample course syllabus, 4) course evaluations or evidence of past teaching performance, and 5) three letters of reference. The review of applications will begin April 1, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Early application is strongly recommended.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5671 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with their request.

[Posted March 15, 2016]

The Department of Mathematics will make one appointment of a Rothrock Lecturer, effective Fall 2016. The Rothrock Lecturer will teach the equivalent of five mathematics courses per academic year. Additional duties will include serving as course coordinator and general education director for freshmen calculus, serving as the teaching mentor to Zorn Postdoctoral Fellows teaching freshman calculus, and mentoring undergraduates through reading courses and/or research projects, in addition to more routine service functions expected of lecturers within the Department, as determined by the Chair. The Department seeks highly qualified individuals with a demonstrated track record indicating a clear commitment to excellence in teaching. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in mathematics, and must have experience teaching university-level mathematics beyond graduate-student teaching assistantships. 

Applicants should complete the Faculty/Academic Administrative Information Form at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/2312  and submit an AMS cover sheet, curriculum vitae, and letters and evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness using the online service provided by the AMS at http://www.mathjobs.org.   If unable to submit materials online, send application materials alternatively to: Search Committee, Department of Mathematics, Indiana University, 831 East 3rd Street, Rawles Hall, Bloomington, IN 47405-7106.  Applications will be reviewed starting March 28, 2016, but will continue to be accepted until the search is filled.

Indiana University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employee and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. 


[Posted March 8, 2016]

University of California, Riverside

Applications are invited for multiple Visiting Assistant Professor positions for academic year 2016-2017, contingent upon available funding. The positions are open to applicants from all research areas in Mathematics. The teaching load is six courses per year. In addition to teaching, the applicants will be responsible for attending advanced seminars and working on research projects.

Applicants should log on to mathjobs.org to submit their curriculum vitae, including a list of publications, a teaching statement, a research statement, a diversity statement and a minimum of 3 letters of recommendation. One of the letters must address the applicant's teaching. Evaluation of applications will begin March 24, 2016 and continue until the positions are filled. University regulations and laws concerning confidentiality govern all letters of recommendation (see Academic Personnel Manual 160- http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-160.pdf ).

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first- generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

This is initially a one-year appointment, and with successful annual teaching review, it
is renewable for up to a third year term.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with
a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job requirements

PhD in Mathematics

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/h7dybvqq2j

[Posted March 3, 2016]



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