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Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics

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Northeastern University Employee Benefits

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. 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 the law. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics
Requisition Number FTFR001003
Division/College College of Science
Interdisciplinary Division/College
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Benefits Eligible Yes
Tenure Status Tenured/Tenure Track
Posting Date 09/06/2017

The Department of Mathematics at Northeastern University (, College of Science, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level in Mathematics to start as early as Fall of 2018.

Appointments will be based on exceptional research contributions in Mathematics combined with a strong commitment and excellence in teaching. Outstanding candidates in all areas of Pure and Applied Mathematics are encouraged to apply and will be seriously considered.

In Core Mathematics, the Department has developed a strong research program in Geometry, Physics, and Representation Theory, and seeks to build on this center of excellence by hiring in these and in synergetic areas, such as Topology, Combinatorics, Symplectic Geometry, and Geometric Analysis.

In Applied Mathematics, the Department has its focus on the areas of Applied Analysis, Mathematical Physics, Discrete and Computational Mathematics, and Probability and Statistics, and seeks to build excellence in these fields. Applications from those with an interest and ability to connect across units in the university to the advantage of research at the interface of mathematics and other disciplines are a top priority.

Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, mentoring students and conducting an independent research program.


Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or a related field by the start date, strong record of research, and excellence in teaching.

Qualified candidates should be committed to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promote experiential learning, which is central to a Northeastern University education.

Additional Information

Review of applications will begin immediately. Completed applications received by November 1, 2017 will be guaranteed full consideration. Additional applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
  4. Research Statement
  5. Teaching Statement
Optional Documents

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