Current positions available in Applied Mathematics

Visiting Assistant Professorship in Applied Mathematics

The Department of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics at Northwestern University invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor in Applied Mathematics. This is a one-year, non-tenure-track position with the possibility of renewal for a second year. Duties involve teaching and research in applied mathematics with a focus on applications in engineering and/or the sciences. 

The starting date is September 1, 2015. Outstanding candidates at all levels are encouraged to apply, but preference will be given to junior level candidates. The application package should include a cover letter, curriculum vita, statement of research accomplishments and interests, and statement of teaching experience and philosophy. The application should be submitted online at:

In addition, the applicant should arrange for at least two, but no more than three letters of recommendation. Recommendation letters will be automatically solicited from the letter writers by email after the names are entered in the online application system.

Questions may be directed to Lori Choi at (subject line: Visiting Assistant Professor Search). To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by December 1, 2014, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.


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