Professor (Assistant, Associate, or Full) of Applied Mathematics

Montclair, NJ
Mar 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Montclair State is New Jersey's second largest university. It offers the advantages of a large university - a broad undergraduate curriculum with a global focus, a wide variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level, and a diverse faculty and student body - combined with a small college's attention to students.

Posting Date September 21, 2016

Position Title Professor (Assistant, Associate, or Full) of Applied Mathematics

Vacancy # V-F25

Department College of Science and Mathematics

Division Academic Affairs

Job Description

Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Applied Mathematics. Exceptionally qualified candidates may be considered at higher rank. Preference will be given to candidates with potential to engage with and reinforce the following active areas of research by current faculty: applied dynamical systems, computational fluid dynamics, computational modeling, mathematical biology and medical imaging. However, strong candidates in all areas of applied mathematics will be considered.

Candidates are expected to be excellent teachers, active scholars, and mentors to both undergraduate and Master's research students. They are also expected to take an active role in departmental, university, and professional activities, and to pursue research that will lead to competitive grant proposals and scholarly publications. It is expected that the successful candidate will contribute to the new Professional Science Master's in Mathematical and Computational Modeling beginning in Fall 2017, and play an active role in an anticipated PhD program in Applied Mathematics.

The Department of Mathematical Sciences comprises the disciplines of applied mathematics, pure mathematics, mathematics education, physics, and statistics, with a total of 29 full-time, tenured and tenure-track faculty. The Department offers a number of Bachelors and Master's degree programs. Additionally, some members of the Department faculty are affiliated with the interdisciplinary PhD program in Environmental Management and the Center for Quantitative Obesity Research. Montclair State University is New Jersey's second-largest university, with over 20,000 students and is a Research Doctoral University under the Carnegie classification of higher-education institutions as well as a state-designated Research University. The University has a highly diverse student body and has met the criteria to be a Federally-designated Hispanic-Serving Institution.

Qualifications & Requirements

Applicants must have a doctoral degree in Applied Mathematics, Engineering, or a related field. Candidates with post-doctoral or comparable experience will be preferred. In addition, the applicant must show evidence of effective teaching and high research activity including peer-reviewed publications. Prior record of external funding is a plus.

Salary Range
Commensurate with experience.

Anticipated Start Date September 1, 2017

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Applications should include Cover Letter, CV, Statement of Research, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. Submission through MathJobs.Org. (Please include V-F25)

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Building on a distinguished 105-year history, Montclair State University is proud to be a leading institution of higher education in New Jersey. The university's six colleges and schools serve more than 19,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 300 majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs. Situated on a beautiful, 250-acre suburban campus just 14 miles from New York City, Montclair State combines the instructional and research resources of a large public university in a dynamic, sophisticated, and diverse academic environment.

EEO/AA Statement:

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