Assistant / Associate / Professor for Institute of Mathematical Sciences

Shanghai (CN)
27 Apr 2020
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Opening in fall 2018, the Institute of Mathematical Sciences aspires to be a leading research center for mathematics. The Institute will provide an ideal environment for world-class researchers, enabling them to cultivate a new generation of creative talents in all areas of mathematics. Faculty members will be supported by excellent opportunities to hire postdoctoral researchers and doctoral students. The Institute will regularly host international research conferences and longer research programs and host many visiting professors, both for short-term and for long-term. Alongside its research activities, the Institute will also offer active undergraduate and graduate programs for talented students.

The Institute expects to fill up to six positions, initially focusing on the following disciplines. However, excellent candidates from any area of Mathematical Sciences will be given serious consideration.

Pure mathematics: algebraic geometry, differential geometry, partial differential equations, number theory, probability.

Theory of Computing: all areas of theoretical computer science, especially algorithms and computational complexity.

Applied mathematics: computational mathematics, data sciences, physical mathematics, mathematical biology, mathematical finance, operations research, actuarial sciences.


Faculty appointments at the Institute of Mathematical Sciences consist of four levels: postdoctoral fellow, assistant professor, associate professor and full professor. New tenure-line faculty members are expected to be appointed as either assistant or associate professors depending on experience. The teaching load of all faculty members is 1+1.

Salary Package

Salaries are competitive and subsidized on-campus housing is available.

Application Procedure

Applicants should submit the following documents to

  • CV, including a list of publications;
  • A research statement of up to 5 pages, describing their main achievements to date, as well as outlining the program of research they intend to follow for the next few years;
  • A teaching statement;
  • Four letters of recommendation at least one of which should address teaching, to be submitted directly by the letter writers

Applications will be considered until the positions are filled.

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