Faculty Openings

Andris A. Zoltners Professor

The Department of Mathematics invites applications for an appointment at the rank of tenured full professor to fill the endowed Andris A. Zoltners Professorship in Mathematics. A Ph.D. (or its equivalent) in mathematics or a closely related field is required. We are expecting applications from candidates with an outstanding record of research accomplishments,
internationally recognized stature, credentials suitable for immediate nomination as a Distinguished Professor, and great potential for future work. We will consider applications in
any area of mathematics.

Duties: Conduct research in mathematics, interact with faculty, teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses, mentor junior faculty, and participate in the governance of the Department, College, and University by serving on faculty committees.

Applications should be submitted online through www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/10781 and should include

  1. the AMS cover sheet for academic employment,
  2. a curriculum vitae,
  3. a research statement, and
  4. four letters of recommendation. Preferably one of the letters will discuss the candidate’s teaching.

Reference letter writers should be asked to submit their letters online through www.mathjobs.org.

Direct all inquiries to mathhead@purdue.edu. Screening of applications will begin October 30, 2017 and continue until filled. Some offers may be made before the end of January 2018. For information about our department, see www.math.purdue.edu. A background check will be required for employment in these positions.

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 their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Assistant Professor (tenure track/tenured)

The Mathematics Department at Purdue University invites applications for up to two possible appointments in mathematics to begin August 2018. These appointments will be at the level of assistant professor. Appointments will be made based on demonstrated research and teaching qualifications. Ph.D. (or its equivalent) in mathematics or a closely related field is required. Preference will be given to outstanding applicants in the areas of Analysis and Geometry (including stochastic analysis/probability, harmonic analysis, partial differential equations, complex analysis, and symplectic/differential geometry), Algebra (including commutative algebra, algebraic topology, algebraic geometry, automorphic forms and number theory), and Computational and Applied Mathematics (including applied, numerical, and computational analysis, the modeling of physical/biological systems, and inverse problems).

Duties: Conduct research in mathematics. Teach undergraduate and/or graduate mathematics courses to a diverse student body and supervise graduate students. Senior faculty will also mentor junior faculty and participate in the governance of the department, the College of Science, and the University by serving on faculty committees

Applications should be submitted online through www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/10778 and should include

  1. the AMS cover sheet for academic employment,
  2. a curriculum vitae
  3. a research statement, and
  4. four letters of recommendation, one of which discusses the candidate’s teaching qualifications.

Reference letter writers should be asked to submit their letters online through www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/10778

Direct all inquiries to mathhead@purdue.edu.  Applications are considered on a continuing basis but candidates are urged to apply by November 1, 2017. For information about our department, see www.math.purdue.edu/. A background check will be required for employment in these positions.

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 their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Golomb Visiting Assistant Professor and Zoltners Visiting Assistant Professor

These three-year positions intended for new and very recent Ph.D.s will commence August 2018 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 14, 2018 is required. Applicants should have research interests in common with Purdue faculty. Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate mathematics courses

Applications should be submitted online through http://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/10779 and should include

  1. the AMS cover sheet for academic employment,
  2. a curriculum vitae,
  3. a research statement, and
  4. three letters of recommendation, one of which discusses the candidate’s teaching qualifications.

Reference letter writers should be asked to submit their letters online through http://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/10779

Direct all inquiries to mathhead@purdue.edu.  Screening of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and continue until filled. Some offers will be made before the end of January 2018. For information about our department, see www.math.purdue.edu/. A background check will be required for employment in these positions.

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 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 department, see our website.