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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]



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