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Faculty Position in Mathematical Sciences (AY23/24)

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The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor or higher to begin on September 1, 2024. This search will give preference to mathematicians whose work connects to the research interests of the current faculty while also expanding the overall research profile of the department. Areas of interest include algebraic geometry, algebraic and analytic combinatorics, ergodic theory, model theory, geometry and topology. Exceptional candidates in other areas will also be considered. The promise of excellent abilities to teach and mentor students of diverse backgrounds is a strong plus.


Preference will be given to candidates who have shown outstanding promise and/or excellent research accomplishments and are pursuing a vigorous research program.

The Department of Mathematical Sciences is committed to increasing the diversity of its community on a range of intellectual and cultural dimensions and is part of a College and University that is proactive to include more members of previously under-represented groups. We seek candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. CMU seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples and is a member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) that assists with dual-career searches.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit all materials electronically through Interfolio and MathJobs. This includes a cover letter, curriculum vita, list of publications, a statement describing current and planned research, a teaching statement, and a statement describing how, through their research, teaching and/or service, they plan to contribute to and foster diversity and inclusion in mathematics. Candidates should also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation that will be solicited through MathJobs.

The review of applications will begin on November 1, 2023. However, applications may be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Carnegie Mellon University shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.


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