Faculty Openings

Assistant Professor

The Department of Mathematics in the College of Science at Purdue University invites applications for one appointment in Mathematics at the level of assistant professor.  The appointment would start in August 2021.

The position comes at a time of engaged leadership and growth in the College of Science - Purdue’s second-largest college, comprising the mathematical, physical and life sciences.  This position is a central component of a large-scale interdisciplinary hiring effort across key strategic areas in the College, including mathematical and computational foundations, quantum computation, and data science.  Research within the Department of Mathematics spans multiple areas of pure and applied mathematics and extends to collaborations with partners across science and engineering. For more information about our department, see www.math.purdue.edu.

A successful candidate will combine an outstanding record of research excellence with a commitment to effective and engaged teaching.  Appointments will be made based on demonstrated research and teaching qualifications. Candidate must have a Ph.D. (or its equivalent) in mathematics or a closely related field.   

Preference will be given to outstanding applicants in the areas of

  • Algebra (including algebraic topology and operator algebras),
  • Analysis and Geometry (including harmonic analysis, partial differential equations, complex analysis, and symplectic/differential geometry),and
  • Applied Mathematics (including data science, machine learning, the modeling of physical or biological systems, inverse problems, computational methods). 

A successful candidate is expected to develop a vibrant research program supported by extramural funding, teach undergraduate and/or graduate mathematics courses to a diverse student body, and supervise graduate students. Senior faculty are also expected to mentor junior faculty and participate in the governance of the department, the College of Science, and Purdue University by serving on faculty committees.

Purdue University's Department of Mathematics is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Applications should be submitted online through https://www.mathjobs.org and should include (1) the AMS cover sheet for academic employment, (2) a cover letter, (3) diversity statement, (4) a curriculum vitae, (5) a research statement, (6) a teaching statement, and (7) at least four letters of recommendation, one of which discusses the candidate’s teaching qualifications. In addition, for purposes of equity, to be considered for the position, applicants will also need to create a profile including voluntary demographic data at: https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=11943&company=purdueuniv. Reference letter writers should be asked to submit their letters online through www.mathjobs.org Direct all inquiries to kstroud@math.purdue.edu. All applications received by December 7, 2020 will be given full consideration.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Assistant Professor of Practice in Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics in the College of Science at Purdue University invites applications for two appointments as Professor of Practice in Mathematics to begin August 2021.  These appointments will be at the level of Assistant Professor of Practice.  

These positions are non-tenure track faculty positions with multi-year contracts, a promotion track, and a focus on undergraduate teaching and course administration.  Duties will typically include teaching 5 courses each academic year, including teaching and administering large-lecture courses. Successful applicants will have a record of excellence in teaching, particularly at the level of calculus, have the ability to teach a range of courses in the undergraduate curriculum, have enthusiasm for teaching and interaction with students, and have experience in course management software and online homework systems.  Candidates must have a Ph.D. (or its equivalent) in mathematics or a closely related field.  For more information about our department, see www.math.purdue.edu.

Professors of Practice faculty will be actively involved in departmental activities and have professional development opportunities. Salary and benefits are competitive.

Applications should be submitted online through www.mathjobs.org and should include (1) the AMS cover sheet for academic employment, (2) a cover letter, (3) diversity statement, (4) a curriculum vitae, (5) a research statement, (6) a teaching statement, and (7) at least four letters of recommendation, one of which discusses the candidate’s teaching qualifications. In addition, for purposes of equity, to be considered for the position, applicants will also need to create a profile including voluntary demographic data at: https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=11971&company=purdueuniv.  Reference letter writers should be asked to submit their letters online through www.mathjobs.org . Direct all inquiries to kstroud@math.purdue.edu. All applications received by December 7, 2020 will be given full consideration.

Purdue University's Department of Mathematics is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.  A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

 

Assistant Professor of Mathematics and/or Statistics

The College of Science at Purdue University invites applications for an appointment in Actuarial Science, within the Departments of Mathematics and Statistics, to begin August 2021.  This search is part of a larger faculty hiring investment in the areas of computational and data sciences.The appointment will be at the level of assistant professor, or possibly associate professor in the case of exceptional achievements.  We are interested in all aspects of Actuarial Science, including theoretical foundations, methodologies, and data intensive applications.  We particularly encourage candidates who demonstrate the potential for collaboration across multiple disciplines.

These positions come at a time of dynamic leadership and with significant investment in the College of Science, which comprises the computing, physical, and life sciences at Purdue. The College has committed considerable resources in Actuarial Science and provides highly competitive start-up packages.  Currently, Purdue’s Actuarial Science has two tenure-track faculty and three lectures, who are all credential actuaries.  There are more than 350 students majoring in Actuarial Science at Purdue. 

Successful candidate will have an outstanding record of research excellence, a commitment to effective and engaged teaching, and a record of accomplishment in the field of Actuarial Science.  Appointment will be made based on demonstrated research and teaching qualifications. Candidates must have a Ph.D. (or its equivalent) in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or a closely related field. 

Successful candidate is expected to develop a vibrant research program supported by extramural funding, teach undergraduate and/or graduate mathematics and/or statistics courses to a diverse student body, mentor students, and participate in the design and development of the Actuarial Science program and curriculum.  Senior faculty will also mentor junior faculty and participate in the governance of the department, the College of Science, and Purdue University by serving on faculty committees.

Applications should be submitted online through www.mathjobs.org and should include (1) the AMS cover sheet for academic employment, (2) a cover letter, (3) diversity statement, (4) a curriculum vitae, (5) a research statement, (6) a teaching statement, and (7) at least four letters of recommendation, one of which discusses the candidate’s teaching qualifications. In addition, for purposes of equity, to be considered for the position, applicants will also need to create a profile including voluntary demographic data at https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=11948&company=purdueuniv.  Reference letter writers should be asked to submit their letters online through www.mathjobs.org A background check will be required for employment.  For additional information, contact Jianxi Su via e-mail at jianxi@purdue.edu. Applications are considered on a continuing basis, but candidates are urged to apply by December 15, 2020 for full consideration.

Purdue University's College of Science is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement.  Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.   

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.  For more information about our departments, see www.math.purdue.edu; https://www.stat.purdue.edu.

 

Golomb Visiting Assistant Professor

The Department of Mathematics in the College of Science at Purdue University invites applications for multiple three-year positions as Golomb Visiting Assistant Professor (for new and very recent Ph.D.s). These positions come at a time of dynamic leadership and with significant investment in the College of Science - Purdue’s second-largest college, comprising the mathematical, physical and life sciences. For information about our department, see www.math.purdue.edu.  

Qualifications:These positions will commence August 2021 and are open to mathematicians who demonstrate exceptional research promise and a strong teaching record.  Ph.D. (or its equivalent) in mathematics or closely related field by August 10, 2021 is required. Successful candidates will have research interests in common with Purdue faculty and a record of early research excellence. Duties include continued research production, engagement with faculty and students, and teaching of undergraduate and graduate mathematics courses.   

Purdue University's Department of Mathematics is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. A background check will be required for employment in this position. 

Applications should be submitted online through www.mathjobs.org and should include (1) the AMS cover sheet for academic employment, (2) a cover letter, (3) diversity statement, (4) a curriculum vitae, (5) a research statement, (6) a teaching statement, and (7) at least four letters of recommendation, one of which discusses the candidate’s teaching qualifications. In addition, for purposes of equity, to be considered for the position, applicants will also need to create a profile including voluntary demographic data at: https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=11947&company=purdueuniv.  Reference letter writers should be asked to submit their letters online through www.mathjobs.org  Direct all inquiries to kstroud@math.purdue.edu Direct all inquiries to kstroud@math.purdue.edu. All applications received by December 7, 2020 will be given full consideration.  Some offers will be made before the end of January 2021. 

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply

 

 

Tenure-Track/Tenured Professors in Mathematics -Data Science

The Departments of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science in the College of Science at Purdue University invite applications for positions in Data Science at the level of assistant/associate professor.  The appointments would start in August 2021 or a future date subject to negotiation. Early career candidates with exceptional qualifications may be considered for a term-limited early career endowed professorship.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a PhD in mathematics or a closely related field, with outstanding credentials in research related to data science, an excellent track record of publications and potential for developing a vibrant research program, as well as a strong commitment to excellence in teaching.  All candidates in the broad area of data science are relevant and particular interest will be given to outstanding applicants in the areas of

  • Topological data analysis, functional data analysis, applied probability, applied analysis, approximation theory for the foundation of data science, machine learning
  • Data-driven modeling, simulation, inverse problems, computational methods for big data, optimization, scientific machine learning

Successful candidates are expected to develop a vibrant research program supported by external funding, teach undergraduate and/or graduate mathematics courses to a diverse student body, and supervise graduate students. Senior faculty are also expected to mentor junior faculty and participate in the governance of the department, the College of Science, and Purdue University by serving on faculty committees. We particularly encourage candidates who can demonstrate the potential for collaboration across multiple disciplines that complements existing areas of strength within Purdue.  Joint appointments in different departments are possible.

Data Science at Purdue: Data science positions come at a time of significant investment in the College of Science, comprising the mathematical, computational, physical and life sciences. Purdue is home to world-class faculty spread across multiple colleges, engaged in fundamental and applied research in Data Science. The Purdue College of Science hosts top faculty, graduate and undergraduate students who excel at a national and international level as well as unique research facilities, and a culture of collegiality and excellence. Our vision is to be at the forefront of advancing Data Science-enabled research and education by tightly coupling theory, discovery, and applications while providing students with an integrated, Data Science-fluent campus ecosystem. Over the past five years alone, Purdue has attracted over 100 new tenure-track faculty with expertise in data science fundamentals and applications. 

The Departments, the College and the University:  The Departments of Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics have over 100 tenured and tenure-track faculty, more than 300 graduate students, and over 500 undergraduate students between them. Over the last 5 years the three departments have hired more than 30 faculty members and made significant investments in key areas of discovery. The College and the Departments have launched initiatives in new emerging areas, such as Data Science and Quantum Information Science, and committed the resources necessary to make the new growth impactful. For more information, see  http://www.math.purdue.edu/. Purdue itself is one of the nation’s leading land-grant universities, with an enrollment of over 41,000 students primarily focused on STEM subjects. The Purdue Dual Career Assistance Program provides dual career assistance and relocation services for prospective faculty. For more information, see https://www.purdue.edu/purduemoves/initiatives/stem/index.php.

Application: Applications from data science candidates with strong focus on mathematics should be submitted online through www.mathjobs.org and should include (1) the AMS cover sheet for academic employment, (2) a cover letter, (3) diversity and inclusion statement, (4) a curriculum vitae, (5) a research statement, (6) a teaching statement, and (7) at least three letters of recommendation, one of which discusses the candidate’s teaching qualifications. In addition, for purposes of equity, to be considered for the position, applicants will also need to create a profile including voluntary demographic data at SuccessFactors. Reference letter writers should be asked to submit their letters online through www.mathjobs.org Direct all inquiries to kstroud@math.purdue.edu. All applications received by December 15, 2020 will be given full consideration.

Purdue University is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.   A background check will be required for employment in this position.

     Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.