Benjamin Peirce Fellow in Mathematics
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department of Mathematics
Position Description: The Department of
Mathematics at Harvard University welcomes applications for a
Benjamin Peirce Fellowship. The position comes with a competitive
starting salary for the nine-month academic year, which usually can
be augmented by teaching at the Summer School or by working on a
research contract, if funds are available. The teaching commitment
is three courses per year, including a one-term course on a subject
of the fellow's choice, if desired. The Benjamin Peirce Fellows are
expected to take part in the usual task of advising students.
The appointment is for three years.
Basic Qualifications: Doctorate in
mathematics is required by the time the appointment begins.
Demonstrated excellence in teaching is desired.
Additional Qualifications: Applicants
must have a strong background in advanced mathematics. Essential
qualities include initiative, good judgment, and the ability to
work well on a team.
Special Instructions: Please submit the
materials listed below through MathJobs (https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs).
Priority will be given to applications received before December 1,
- Cover letter, including a description of teaching experience
and philosophy and comments on any efforts to encourage diversity,
inclusion, and belonging
- Curriculum Vitae
- Names and contact information of 3-5 references (3 letters must
be submitted to complete your application)
- Teaching statement
- Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion,
and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future
contributions in these areas.
Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status,
protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation,
pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other
characteristic protected by law.
Contact Information Pam Brentana,
Harvard University, Mathematics Department, 1 Oxford. St.,
Cambridge, MA 02138