Professor and Chair
Requisition Number: FTFR000261
Division/College: College of Science
FT/PT: Full Time
The College of Science at Northeastern University invites applications for the position of Professor and Chair of the Mathematics Department. The Mathematics Department (www.math.neu.edu) at Northeastern is a center of excellence with a nationally and internationally recognized research faculty in pure and applied mathematics. The Department currently comprises 34 full-time faculty with over
$4 million in annual federal funding, about 80 PhD and Masters students, and about 240 undergraduate mathematics majors (including dual majors). At the core of the Department are outstanding mathematical research in a broad range of areas, an excellent graduate program with diverse graduate offerings, a vibrant undergraduate program, and highly-regarded educational outreach programs. Key goals of the department include further enhancement of its research and graduate profile through high-level faculty and graduate student recruitment, and increasing its faculty and graduate representation in applied and interdisciplinary areas. The new Chair has a unique opportunity to significantly shape the Department’s future growth and direction.
The required qualifications include a PhD degree (or equivalent) in Mathematics or a related field; a record of research, teaching and service appropriate for the academic rank of Full Professor of Mathematics; and demonstrated administrative, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
Northeastern University is a global, experiential research university. Grounded in its signature co-op program, Northeastern today provides unprecedented experiential learning opportunities around the world. The University’s rapidly growing research enterprise is strategically aligned with three national imperatives: health, security, and sustainability. Northeastern is in the process of hiring 300 new faculty. The incoming Chair will have an opportunity to contribute to this process.
Northeastern occupies a vibrant 67-acre campus in the heart of Boston, surrounded by other leading educational, health care, technological, and research institutions, as well as world-renowned venues for art and music. The campus has received an American Institute of Architects award for “most beautiful new or renovated exterior space.” Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities.
A competitive salary and startup package will be provided. To apply, visit “Careers at Northeastern” at https://neu.peopleadmin.com. Click on “Full-time Faculty Positions” and search for the current position under the College of Science. You can also apply by visiting the College of Science website at http://www.northeastern.edu/cos and clicking on the “Faculty Positions” button.
Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, the names and contact information for five references (part of application process), and a brief description of research. Reference letters are not required at this stage and will be solicited by the Search Committee if needed.
Informal inquiries can be addressed to Dr. Egon Schulte, Chair, Mathematics Chair Search Committee, firstname.lastname@example.org. All application materials must be submitted online.
The earliest anticipated start date is July 1, 2013. Review of applications will begin in February 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern
Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.