Fixed-Term Research Associates Positions in Mathematics Announced at Michigan State University

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Posted: October 28, 2021

The Department of Mathematics at Michigan State University invites applications for Fixed-Term Research Associates with a starting date of Fall 2022.  These positions are to support the research activities of currently funded external research grants as outlined in the grants statement of work and budget.  The positions are either academic or annual year, and are benefits eligible that are potentially renewable on an annual basis through Spring 2025 contingent upon satisfactory performance and availability of funding.  Candidates will be evaluated on their potential in research and teaching.

Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in Mathematics by August 10, 2022.  Applications from all areas of mathematical research will be considered.  Research Associates will be paired with faculty mentors with whom they have compatible research interests and will engage in our active instructional mentoring program.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, statements on research and on teaching, and arrange for at least four (4) letters of recommendation to be submitted, one of which must specifically address the applicant’s teaching experiences.  It is helpful if the cover letter indicates if the applicant wishes to be considered by specific MSU faculty.

Applications should be submitted via Submit your application directly at  The evaluation process will begin on December 1, 2021, and review of applications will continue until the position is filled.  A background check is required for employment.

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