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Assistant/Associate/Professor, Applied Mathematics
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Dec. 21, 2018
Title Assistant/Associate/Professor, Applied Mathematics
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Mathematics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professor
    Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Mathematics/Applied Mathematics
    Sciences - General

Position Summary
The Department of Mathematics at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York, anticipates the appointment of one or more faculty positions, effective August 2019, at the junior (tenure-track assistant professor) and senior (associate/full professor) levels. These positions are in support of the University’s new interdisciplinary Institute for Computational and Data Sciences.

Strong candidates working in computational and applied mathematics, including complex systems, applied probability and stochastic processes, will be considered. Applicants should have excellent research accomplishments and potential, a Ph.D. in the mathematical sciences or a related field, and a strong commitment to teaching. For the junior position, post-doctoral experience is expected, although not absolutely required. Candidates for the senior position should have prior faculty experience and demonstrated ability to lead a research group and attract external funding. The normal teaching load for research-active faculty is 3 semester courses per academic year.

Candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to Applicants must also visit and apply there as well.

The deadline for applications is November 1, 2018. Late applications will be considered until the position is filled.

The University at Buffalo is the largest and most comprehensive university in The State University of New York (SUNY) system, with about 20,000 undergraduates, 10,000 graduate students, and 1600 full¬-time faculty. Our 30 tenure-¬track mathematics faculty and 70 doctoral students pursue research in algebra, applied mathematics, geometry/topology and analysis.

Buffalo comprises New York State’s second-¬largest metropolitan area, known for its friendly residents, world¬-class cultural institutions, and international flavor. The Department of Mathematics is on UB’s North Campus in suburban Amherst, an area that combines outstanding public schools and services with a low cost¬ of ¬living. Downtown Buffalo, with its eclectic neighborhoods, the Lake Erie waterfront, and vast cultural resources, is 15 minutes away, and Niagara Falls is just 20 minutes away.

The University at Buffalo is committed to ensuring equal employment, educational opportunity, and equal access to services, programs, and activities without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, gender, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, familial status, veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction status.

Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. in the mathematical sciences or a related field; a strong commitment to teaching, and excellent research accomplishments.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
FTE 1.0
Campus North Campus
Special Instructions to Applicants
Completed applications must be submitted by November 1, 2018. Applications submitted after that date will be considered until the position is filled.

Applicants must also visit and apply there as well.

Additional Information
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Is a background check required for this posting? No
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Contact Information
Contact’s Name Brian Spencer
Contact’s Title Professor, Department of Mathematics
Contact’s Email
Contact’s Phone 716-645-8805

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