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Bargaining Unit:

PSA

Title:

Assistant Professor (Mathematical Biology)

Department:

Mathematical Sciences

Reports To:

Department Chair

Position Type:

Faculty

Position Summary:

The Department of Mathematical Sciences (DMS) at the New Jersey Institute of Technology seeks candidates to fill a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in mathematical biology (applicants whose research is in the broad area of applied mathematics not including mathematical biology should apply to a second DMS assistant professor position, announced separately). The appointment is to start in Fall 2018. Candidates working in any subfield of mathematical biology will be given consideration. Currently, members of the DMS mathematical biology group are engaged in research in computational neuroscience, biological rhythms, biofluids and mechanosensing. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in mathematics, applied mathematics or related discipline with strong research, funding and teaching potential for consideration at the assistant professor level. Please visit jobs.njit.edu where the two positions will have separate listings. Submissions must include (a) cover letter, (b) resume/CV, (c) research statement, (d) teaching statement, and (e) names and contact information for at least four references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. DMS is recognized for its strong program in applied mathematics that offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees, with Ph.D. program tracks in applied mathematics as well as in applied probability and statistics. NJIT is located in the vibrant University Heights neighborhood of Newark, within the New York City metropolitan area. For more information, visit http://math.njit.edu.

DMS has close collaborative ties to the Department of Biological Sciences at NJIT. Excellent potential for outside collaboration is also afforded by the close geographic proximity of NJIT to other prominent centers for biological research such as the Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience at Rutgers-Newark, New Jersey Medical School, NYU, Columbia University, and Rockefeller University.

Essential Functions:

Teach graduate and undergraduate courses each semester. Conduct research in Mathematical Biology.

Essential Characteristics:

Must abide by the university's core values which include excellence, integrity, civility, social responsibility, diversity and communication

Prerequisite Qualifications:

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in mathematics, applied mathematics or related discipline with strong research, funding and teaching potential for consideration at the assistant professor level. At the university's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate to the satisfaction of the university an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.

FLSA:

Exempt

Full-Time

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submissions must include (a) cover letter, (b) resume/CV, (c) research statement, (d) teaching statement, and (e) names and contact information for at least four references.


 

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