Assistant Professor, Computational and Applied Mathematics

Illinois, United States
Wednesday, 19 August 2020
End of advertisement period
Monday, 19 October 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Chicago: Physical Sciences Division: Department of Statistics

Location Chicago Illinois


As part of the Computational and Applied Mathematics Initiative at the University of Chicago, the Department of Statistics invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. The University of Chicago has recently established an undergraduate major and new Ph.D. program in Computational and Applied Mathematics. We seek individuals doing advanced research in computational and applied mathematics or in related fields.

Members of the faculty in our department are expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels of the program and mentor doctoral students. The University of Chicago has the highest standards for scholarship and faculty quality, is dedicated to fundamental research, and values interdisciplinary collaboration that is very supportive of newly emerging research opportunities; appointments may be made jointly with another department in the University.


By the time of hire candidates must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. in some field of mathematics, statistics, or computer science.

A demonstrated research record appropriate to the rank is essential; teaching experience in the mathematical sciences is preferred.

Application Instructions

Applications must be submitted online through the University of Chicago‚Äôs Academic Jobs website: Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019 and will continue until all positions are filled. 

The following materials are required:

  • cover letter;
  • curriculum vitae including a list of publications;
  • statement describing past and current research accomplishments and outlining future research plans;
  • description of teaching philosophy and experience;
  • applicants are required to provide contact information for three references who can provide confidential letters of evaluation.