Tenure-track or tenured rank Professor in Applied Mathematics/Fluid Mechanics

Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
18 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
01 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Tenure-track or tenured rank faculty position in Applied Mathematics/Fluid Mechanics
School Harvard John A. Paulson
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Department/Area Applied Mathematics

The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) seeks applicants for a position at either the tenure-track or tenured rank in the area of Applied Mathematics with a focus on Fluid Mechanics, broadly interpreted, with an expected start date of July 1, 2018. This is part of a broader commitment to revitalize and expand Applied Mathematics at the university level, in terms of its teaching and research missions.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates are required to have a doctorate or terminal degree by the expected start date.

Additional Qualifications

Candidates should have high expertise at the interface of applied mathematics and fluid mechanics, and a demonstrated commitment to significant and innovative applications in science and engineering. In addition, we seek candidates who have the ability to develop a leading research program and enthusiasm for teaching both graduate and undergraduate courses at the interface of applied mathematics (which is among the top five undergraduate majors in the college), and engineering and applied sciences. We particularly encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, including women and minorities.​

Special Instructions

Required application documents include a cover letter, CV, a statement of research interests, a teaching statement, and up to three representative papers. Candidates are also required to submit the names and contact information for three to five references, and the application is complete only when three letters have been submitted. We encourage candidates to apply by December 1, 2017, but will continue to review applications until the position is filled.

Contact Information

Arlene Stevens
Harvard SEAS
29 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Contact Email astevens@seas.harvard.edu

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Allowed 5 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this position?
    • Academic Careers online
    • Bay State Banner
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Harvard Department Website
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Nomination Letter
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional Organization or Listserv
    • Referred by a colleague
  2. Please list your research interests (200 character limit)

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Will you hold a doctoral degree by the date indicated in the job advertisement?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research
  5. Publication
  6. Publication 2
  7. Publication 3

Optional Documents

  1. Course Evaluation