Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (Financial Mathematics)

Location
Tallahassee, FL
Posted
Feb 28, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 42498

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 10/25/2017



Department

Department of Mathematics

Responsibilities

Research; teaching and mentoring at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Qualifications

The Department of Mathematics at Florida State University invites applications for a Fall 2018 tenure-track Assistant Professor position in financial mathematics and related fields. The Department seeks outstanding applicants with research interests that complement existing faculty in financial and applied mathematics, and who can support the Financial Math MS and PhD programs, currently with 40 MS and PhD students and six affiliated faculty.
Candidates for the position should hold a PhD in mathematics or a closely related field, have a strong research record in areas related to financial mathematics, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Other desirable qualifications include postdoctoral experience and a clear potential to obtain external funding and develop interdisciplinary collaborations within and outside the Department.

Contact Info

Alec Kercheval, Professor
Department of Mathematics
Florida State University
akercheval@fsu.edu

University Information

The Financial Mathematics program is 20 years old and has graduated over 40 PhD students since 2004, placing them in jobs in industry, academia, and government. The MS program is recognized as a Professional Science Masters program with internship opportunities and coursework across several participating departments. There are significant opportunities for a new hire to teach existing and new courses, supervise PhD students, collaborate with research-active colleagues, and contribute to ongoing program development.
Florida State University (www.fsu.edu) is one of two designated preeminent research universities in the twelve member State University System of Florida, with over 40,000 students at the main campus in Tallahassee, the state capital. Tallahassee is a center of government and higher education, and is located in North Florida, about 25 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, with easy access to world-famous beaches and pristine natural habitats.

Pay Plan

This is a Faculty position.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a vita. Applications should include a cover letter, a standard AMS cover sheet, a current vita, a description of current and planned research, and a statement of teaching philosophy.
Candidates are also expected to apply electronically through mathjobs.org. Applications should include a cover letter, a standard AMS cover sheet, a current vita, a description of current and planned research, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Additionally, candidates should arrange to have three letters of recommendation (at least one of the letters must address the applicant's teaching capability) uploaded directly by their reference writers to mathjobs.org.
Applicants will be notified when the position is filled.

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