Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics at Purdue University Position Announcement

Purdue University
Department: Mathematics
Position Title: Golomb Visiting Assistant Professor and Zoltners Visiting Assistant Professor


The Department of Mathematics in the College of Science at Purdue University invites applications for 5 or more three-year positions as Visiting Assistant Professor. These positions come at a time of new leadership and with multiple commitments of significant investment for the College of Science – Purdue’s second-largest college, comprising the physical, life, and computing sciences.

These positions will commence August 2019 and are open to mathematicians who demonstrate exceptional research promise and a strong teaching record. Ph.D. (or its equivalent) in mathematics or closely related field by August 12, 2019 is required. Successful candidates will have research interests in common with Purdue faculty and a record of early research excellence. Duties include continued research production, engagement with faculty and students, and teaching of undergraduate and graduate mathematics courses.

Applications should be submitted online through and should include (1) the AMS cover sheet for academic employment, (2) a curriculum vita, (3) a research statement, and (4) three letters of recommendation, one of which discusses the candidate’s teaching qualifications. Reference letter writers should be asked to submit their letters online through Direct all inquiries to Screening of applications will begin November 13, 2018 and continue until filled. For information about our department, see A background check will be required for employment in these positions.

Purdue University’s Department of Mathematics is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and  inclusion. For more information about our department, see A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.