Assistant Professor - Mathematics: Computational Data Analysis

Medford, MA
Sep 08, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences

MATHEMATICS: Computational Data Analysis

Assistant Professor (tenure-track)

The Department of Mathematics at Tufts University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Computational Data Analysis, to begin July 1, 2018.

Applicants must hold a doctorate in Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, or a related field, by the beginning of the appointment, must have an active research program, show promise of outstanding research, and exhibit a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. Preference will be given to candidates who show potential for strong interaction with both mathematicians and researchers in applications areas.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to help create degree programs in data analysis, and participate in the start-up phase of Tufts University's embryonic Data-Intensive Studies Center (DISC). The ability and inclination to engage in these activities will be among the selection criteria.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement, and a teaching statement. These documents should be submitted electronically through In addition, applicants should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted electronically on their behalf through If a recommender cannot submit online, we will also accept signed PDF attachments sent to or paper letters mailed to CDA Search Committee Chair, Department of Mathematics, 503 Boston Ave., Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155.

Questions about the position can be addressed to Department Administrator Noah Barrientos at

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

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