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Zelevinsky Research Instructor

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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 Zelevinsky Research Instructor
Requisition Number FTFR001032
Division/College College of Science
Interdisciplinary Division/College
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Benefits Eligible Yes
Tenure Status Non Tenure Track
Posting Date 10/11/2017

The Department of Mathematics invites applications for Zelevinsky Research Instructor positions to start in September of 2018. This position provides promising mathematicians the opportunity to begin their careers in an active and stimulating research environment, with attractive teaching assignments and with ample opportunity for contact with senior research mathematicians. Appointments are for three years, non-tenured, and non-renewable. The teaching load is three courses per academic year.

The Mathematics Department anticipates a number of positions associated with the RTG in Algebraic geometry and Representation theory. The teaching load is
two courses per academic year.


Applicants should have strong research potential and a commitment to high quality classroom instruction. Field of research should be consonant with the current research interests of the department. Candidates are required to have received a Ph.D. degree or equivalent by the start of this appointment and no earlier than January 2015. Applications are welcome from those with prior academic and/or postdoctoral research experience. Candidates are strongly encouraged to indicate a member or members of the Mathematics Department with overlapping research interests.

Additional Information

Please include a list of at least three professional references with your application.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Complete applications received by November 15, 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. Research statements, reference letters, and teaching statements can be submitted to along with the other materials requested there for preliminary review by the Search Committee.

Finalize your application by visiting “Careers at Northeastern” at: Click on “Faculty Positions” and search for the current position under the College of Science.

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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