Category Archives: University of Washington

Postdoctoral Positions in Mathematics Announced at the University of Washington

Postdoctoral scholar – UW Math
The UW Dept of Math invites applications for one or more non-tenure-track postdoctoral positions. The initial appointment is for a period of twelve months, full-time, with the possibility of renewal for a total period of up to three years, to begin in September 2022. Applicants are required to have a PhD, or foreign equivalent, by the starting date, and to be highly qualified to teach a full-time load of undergraduate and graduate courses while also engaging in ongoing and active independent research. Priority will be given to applicants whose complete applications, including recommendations, are received by December 1, 2021.

For the full job description and application, please visit http://apply.interfolio.com/95662.

Postdoctoral scholar – UW Math
The UW Dept of Math invites applications for  one or more non-tenure-track postdoctoral positions. Priority will be given to applicants whose complete applications, including recommendations, are received by December 1, 2021.

For the full job description and application, please visit http://apply.interfolio.com/95662.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Mathematics Announced at The University of Washington

Description

The Department of Mathematics in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington (Seattle) invites applications for multiple full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor positions. These positions have an anticipated start date of Autumn 2022 and will have a 9-month service period. UW faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a full-time load of undergraduate and graduate courses, to engage in mentoring, and to participate in service to the department and the profession.

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Washington is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community: visit https://math.washington.edu/diversity-commitment. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds or interests align with this commitment. Candidates must include a statement in this regard in their application.

Qualifications

Applicants are required to have a PhD, or foreign equivalent, and an established and strong research record in mathematics.

Application Instructions

Applications should include a cover letter, the American Mathematical Society’s Cover Sheet for Academic Employment, a curriculum vitae, statements of research, diversity, and teaching interests, and at least three letters of recommendation. The cover letter should express how the candidate hopes to fit in our department. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. Letters of recommendation must be received by October 25, 2021.

If you have additional letters regarding teaching or research that you would like to include with your application, you may do so by uploading them via the “Additional Documents” feature on Interfolio.

Candidates must include a diversity statement that addresses their contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion. This should be a one-to two-page statement highlighting past contributions and future plans to advance equity, diversity, and inclusion, with attention to how the applicant has supported the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in mathematics.  Applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should address their plans and how they will achieve them, and they should also address the reasons why they may not have been able to take advantage of opportunities for such work in the past.

Guidance for job application materials

The research, teaching, and diversity statements can be organized in a variety of ways, but each should, at a minimum, communicate the following information:

  1. the broad vision and long-term impact that the applicant seeks;
  2. concrete examples of prior activities and accomplishments, if any, that showcase the ability of the applicant to achieve their vision;
  3. immediate plans and specific strategies for addressing that vision.

The research statement should be written for a broad mathematical audience, so that any mathematician can appreciate the impact of the candidate’s work, and preferably is 5–7 pages (plus references).

The teaching statement should discuss past teaching and mentoring experience and plans for improvement and development, and preferably is 1–2 pages.

The diversity statement should discuss past contributions and future plans to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion. These contributions could include (but are not limited to):

  • Leadership or active roles in DEI-focused organizations, e.g., Math Alliance, SACNAS, NAM, AWM, etc.
  • Creating equitable and inclusive environments in an applicant’s service, teaching, or organizational efforts (e.g., seminars or conferences)
  • Dissemination of materials or guides for creating equitable and inclusive environments
  • Intentional mentoring (formal or informal) to students from historically excluded groups

We encourage applicants to provide concrete examples of their contribution(s) as well as a detailed description of the impact of and motivation for those contributions.

Please contact Rose Choi (rosechoi@uw.edu) with any questions regarding the search.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information

Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/.

Tenure-Track Position in Mathematics Announced at The University of Washington

Description

The Department of Mathematics in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington (Seattle) invites applications for a full-time, open-rank tenure-stream position. Candidates will be considered for the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank, either tenure-track or tenured, depending upon experience and qualifications. This position has an anticipated start date of Autumn 2022 and will have a 9-month service period. UW faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a full-time load of undergraduate and graduate courses, to engage in mentoring, and to participate in service to the department and the profession.

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Washington is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community: visit https://math.washington.edu/diversity-commitment. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds or interests align with this commitment. Candidates must include a statement in this regard in their application.

Qualifications

Applicants are required to have a PhD, or foreign equivalent, and an established and strong research record in mathematics. The candidate’s research must be in geometry, interpreted broadly as the study of manifolds with structure; or topology, including algebraic, geometric, low-dimensional, and/or combinatorial topology.

We seek candidates who are leaders in their field, as demonstrated by their records in publication, mentoring, teaching, diversity, and service. Junior candidates are encouraged to also apply for our tenure-track assistant professor position.

Application Instructions

Applications should include a cover letter, the American Mathematical Society’s Cover Sheet for Academic Employment, a curriculum vitae, statements of research, diversity, and teaching interests, and at least three letters of recommendation. The cover letter should express how the candidate hopes to fit in our department. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. We will request letters of recommendation from selected candidates, and once requested, those must be received by November 29, 2021.

If you have additional letters regarding teaching or research that you would like to include with your application, you may do so by uploading them via the “Additional Documents” feature on Interfolio.

Candidates must include a diversity statement that addresses their contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion. This should be a one-to-two-page statement highlighting past contributions and future plans to advance equity, diversity, and inclusion, with attention to how the applicant has supported the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in mathematics.

Guidance for job application materials

The research, teaching, and diversity statements can be organized in a variety of ways, but each should, at a minimum, communicate the following information:

  1. the broad vision and long-term impact that the applicant seeks;
  2. concrete examples of prior activities and accomplishments, if any, that showcase the ability of the applicant to achieve their vision;
  3. immediate plans and specific strategies for addressing that vision.

The research statement should be written for a broad mathematical audience, so that any mathematician can appreciate the impact of the candidate’s work, and preferably is 5–7 pages (plus references).

The teaching statement should discuss past teaching and mentoring experience and plans for improvement and development, and preferably is 1–2 pages.

The diversity statement should discuss past contributions and future plans to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion.  These contributions could include (but are not limited to):

  • Leadership or active roles in DEI-focused organizations, e.g., Math Alliance, SACNAS, NAM, AWM, etc.
  • Creating equitable and inclusive environments in an applicant’s service, teaching, or organizational efforts (e.g., seminars or conferences)
  • Dissemination of materials or guides for creating equitable and inclusive environments
  • Intentional mentoring (formal or informal) to students from historically excluded groups

We encourage applicants to provide concrete examples of their contribution(s) as well as a detailed description of the impact of and motivation for those contributions

Please contact Rose Choi (rosechoi@uw.edu) with any questions regarding the search.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information

Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/.

Two Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Positions in Biostatistics Announced at the University of Washington

The Department of Biostatistics within the School of Public Health at the University of Washington (UW) is a leading center of excellence for the development and application of statistical methods and theory in health sciences. It has longstanding partnerships with many local research institutes and with the Department of Statistics, with which it shares core courses in its rigorous training programs. More information can be found at https://www.biostat.washington.edu/about.

The Department of Biostatistics invites applications for two faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track). These are full time (100% FTE), 12-month service period positions with an anticipated start date of Fall 2021. Salary will be based on qualifications and experience.

The successful candidates will be expected to:

  1. develop and maintain a high-impact statistical research program supported by external grants;
  2. participate in collaborative research with members of the Department, its partners and/or the greater scientific community;
  • provide educational leadership in the Department’s teaching program, including formal classroom teaching and mentoring of student research, with emphasis on innovative pedagogy and attention to equity, diversity and inclusion;
  1. contribute to the departmental community by engaging in seminars and other departmental outreach activities including serving on key committees;
  2. actively promote diversity, equity and inclusion in the Department and the field of biostatistics;
  3. play an active role in Department, School and/or University governance (and eventually leadership).

QUALIFICATIONS. Candidates must have a PhD (or foreign equivalent) in biostatistics, statistics, or a related field. Research areas of interest include but are not limited to: imaging, functional data analysis, and clinical trials. Candidates must also have a record of or strong potential for high-quality research, teaching, and independent funding.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS. All applicants are asked to submit:

  1. a cover letter describing what you see as your future potential contribution (e.g., scientific leadership, pedagogy, diversity) to the discipline and Department;
  2. an up-to-date curriculum vitae detailing publication, teaching and (if applicable) funding history;
  3. a statement describing demonstrated commitment and activity in support of diversity, equity and inclusion;
  4. three (3) letters of recommendation.

This institution is using Interfolio to conduct this search. Applicants can submit all application materials free of charge via https://apply.interfolio.com/79328.  Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2020, continuing until positions are filled.  Submitting all required documents by December 1, 2020 is strongly encouraged for full consideration.

CONTACT INFORMATION. For questions, please contact the Biostatistics HR Team at bacadhr@uw.edu.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY. The Department recognizes that health disparities stem from inequity, and encourages and supports the multiple identities of staff, faculty, and students including, but not limited to, socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, language, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, culture, geography, spiritual practice, mental and physical disability, and age. It strives to develop and maintain increased representation and recognition of each dimension of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. The department has an active Equity, Diversity and Inclusion committee. A summary of the mission and the activities of that committee can be found online (www.biostat.washington.edu/about/diversity). The UW School of Public Health is also committed to fostering a diverse academic community. Diversity, equity and inclusion are considered essential to its mission. Applications from faculty with demonstrated research, training and service experience in this area are welcome. More information is available online (http://sph.washington.edu/diversity/). The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profiles and responsibilities (www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY. The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Tenure-Track and Open-Rank Faculty Positions in Applied Mathematics at the University of Washington

The Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Washington announces the availability of a tenure-track and an open-rank faculty position to start in September 2021. Candidates will be considered for the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank, either tenure-track or tenured, depending upon experience and qualifications. Candidates with expertise in any areas of applied mathematics are encouraged to apply. Areas of emphasis within the department for these searches are (in alphabetical order) data science, dynamical systems, numerical analysis, scientific computing and stochastic analysis. Applicants should hold a PhD, or foreign equivalent, in (applied) mathematics or a related field of application by the start of the appointment. Applicants should demonstrate accomplishments in research and a commitment to excellence in teaching, service, and mentorship, and to promoting diversity. 
 
The department has current research strength in scientific computing and numerical analysis, nonlinear waves and coherent structures, mathematical biology, atmospheric science and climate modeling, mathematical methods, mathematical finance, data-driven methods, optimization etc., and has a long tradition of interdisciplinary collaboration. Candidates can complement these existing strengths or they can bring in new areas of expertise. See http://depts.washington.edu/amath/ for more details. The Department is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community: visit https://amath.washington.edu/diversity. All UW faculty members engage in teaching, research, and service.
 
To apply, applicants should upload all application materials to http://apply.interfolio.com/78103. Specifically, the following materials should be provided by November 1, 2020

  • Cover letter or AMS cover sheet, 
  • Curriculum vita, 
  • Research statement,  
  • Teaching statement (addressing your experiences, teaching and mentoring philosophy, and innovation) and evaluations (if available), 
  • Diversity statement (addressing how your professional experiences, background and philosophy demonstrate your commitment to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion),

    and by November 15, 2020, 
  • At least four letters of reference, one of which addresses teaching, should be uploaded directly to Interfolio by the letter writers. 
If you have any questions, contact Erica Coleman at ecoleman@uw.edu
 
The University of Washington is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University is the 2006 recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan award for Faculty Career Flexibility, and is committed to supporting the work-life balance of its faculty. Our NSF-supported ADVANCE program (http://advance.washington.edu/) is dedicated to increasing the participation of women in STEM disciplines.


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Contact: Erica Coleman
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Department of Applied Mathematics
University of Washington
Box 353925
Seattle, WA 98195-3925
Web Page: www.amath.washington.edu