Assistant Professor

Chicago, Illinois
16 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Description:

As part of the Computational and Applied Mathematics Initiative at the University of Chicago, the Department of Statistics invites applications from exceptionally qualified candidates for faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. The University of Chicago has recently established an undergraduate major in Computational and Applied Mathematics as well as a new PhD program in Computational and Applied Mathematics. We seek individuals doing advanced research in computational and applied mathematics or in related fields. It is expected that successful applicants will teach in both undergraduate and graduate levels of this program and engage in the direction of doctoral dissertations. Interdisciplinary collaboration is particularly valued. Appointments may be made jointly with another department in the University. 

By the time of hire candidates must have completed all requirements for the PhD in some field of mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, or computational science. Demonstrated research excellence appropriate to the rank is essential; some teaching experience in the mathematical sciences is preferred. Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago Academic Jobs website at and upload the following required materials: cover letter, CV, and three letters of reference. You may also upload research and teaching statements as well as up to three relevant research publications, but they are not required. 

Application screening will begin December 1, 2018, and continue until all positions are filled or the search is closed.  

Additional Information or Requirements:


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 Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email with their request.  

Required Applicant Documents

Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae

Optional Applicant Documents:

Teaching Statement
Research Statement 
Publication 1
Publication 2
Publication 3 

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