The Department of Mathematics & Statistics at Utah State University invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a starting date of August 1, 2020. The research area for this position is broadly within geometry, topology, algebra, number theory, and mathematical physics. We seek a candidate who enhances the strengths of our existing Differential Geometry, Computer Algebra, and Mathematical Physics (DGCAMP) group.
Duties include establishing a strong independent research program in mathematics, teaching of mathematics at the undergraduate and graduate level, mentoring of research students, and actively participating with DGCAMP. Applicants must present evidence of outstanding accomplishments and promise in both research and teaching, ideally complementing the research agendas of other DGCAMP faculty. The successful candidate will help build an internationally recognized, interdisciplinary research group with a strong graduate program emphasizing a synthesis of traditional, research-oriented graduate education with training in symbolic computation.
1. Cover letter which should address the following questions (see specific instructions below):
How does the applicant's research fit into the DGCAMP group?
What role for computer algebra does the applicant see in his/her own research and teaching agenda?
2. Curriculum vitae (CV) to be uploaded to the candidate profile under "Resume"
3. Statement of research interests (see specific instructions below).
4. Statement of teaching philosophy (see specific instructions below).
5. Four letters of recommendation, at least one of which must appraise the applicant's teaching experience and potential (see instructions below).
Review of applications begins December 2, 2019, with the position open until filled.
For more information, please contact:
Nathan Geer, Professor
Search Committee Chair
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
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