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Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor in Applied Mathematics
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Posted Oct. 15, 2019
Title Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor in Applied Mathematics
University Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Mathematics/Applied Mathematics
Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor in Applied Mathematics


Mathematical Science Department

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Worcester Polytechnic Institute invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor level, to begin in the Fall of 2020. We seek candidates in all areas of Applied Mathematics, in its broadest interpretation, whose research interests are a good fit with the department. A list of current faculty, along with their research areas can be found at

The successful applicant is expected to develop a robust, externally funded, high-profile research program, while at the same time contributing to the educational mission of the Mathematical Sciences Department.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Mathematics, or a closely related field, and should submit a cover letter that explains how they see their research fitting with the department, a detailed curriculum vitae, statements of specific research and teaching objectives, and at least four letters of recommendation, one or more of which addresses teaching experience or potential.

United States of America (Exempt)

WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

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About WPI

WPI is a vibrant, active, and diverse community of extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty, and state of the art research facilities. At WPI, we have competitive and comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, long-term care, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible spending accounts, work-life balance and much more.

Diversity & Inclusion at WPI

WPI is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected; a place where every student, faculty and staff member can be themselves, so that they can study, live, and work comfortably, to reach their full potential, and make meaningful contributions in order to meet departmental and institutional goals. WPI thrives on innovative practice and welcomes diverse perspectives, insight, and people from diverse lived experiences, to enhance the community environment and propel the institution to the next level in a competitive, global marketplace.


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