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Visiting Assistant Professor

Visiting Assistant Professor
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Job no: 496836
Work type: Faculty Full Time
Location: UMass Amherst
Department: Mathematics & Statistics
Union: MSP
Categories: Faculty
About UMass Amherst
UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.
Job Description:
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst http://www.math.umass.edu invites applications for three Visiting Assistant Professor positions (non-tenure track, academic year) to start September 1, 2019; one or more appointments may be made as Marshall H. Stone Visiting Assistant Professor, with a reduced teaching load and an enhanced research fund. Candidates should have completed the Ph.D. by the beginning of the appointment. The initial appointment is for one year and is ordinarily renewable for two additional years. Exceptional promise in research and a commitment to outstanding teaching at all levels of the curriculum are expected. The search will encompass the following areas: Algebra and Number Theory, Algebraic Geometry, Analysis and Partial Differential Equations, Applied and Computational Mathematics, Dynamical Systems, Differential Geometry and Topology, Mathematical Physics, Probability, Representation Theory and Lie Theory, and Statistics.
Applicants must present strong evidence of outstanding research accomplishments and promise in both research and teaching. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics or a related field by the time of appointment.
Additional Information:
Questions about the position should be directed to the chair of the Search Committee, Professor Paul Hacking hacking@math.umass.edu For additional information about the application process contact Ms. Liming Liu (Head?s Assistant) limingliu@math.umass.edu
Application Instructions:
Review of applications will begin on January 5, 2019 and continue until a suitable candidate pool has been identified. To apply, please submit the following required documents electronically online through PageUp (https://www.umass.edu/humres/job-openings): a cover letter, an AMS Standard Cover Sheet, a curriculum vitae, a publication list, a description of research, statement about teaching experience and interests. The applicant must also have at least three letters of recommendation submitted, of which one must address the applicant's effectiveness as a teacher.
As part of a commitment to their own multicultural community, CNS seeks an individual with a demonstrated commitment to diversity and one who will understand and embrace university initiatives and aspirations. http://www.cns.umass.edu/diversity-equity-inclusion.
UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University. To fulfill that policy, UMass Amherst is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.
Advertised: Dec 14 2018 Eastern Standard Time
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