The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position, to begin September 1, 2020. The position is in mathematical finance or optimization, and the rank is open.
Preference will be given to candidates who have shown outstanding promise and/or excellent accomplishments in research, and are pursuing a vigorous research program including major contributions beyond the doctoral dissertation. Promise of excellent ability to teach and mentor students of diverse backgrounds is a plus.
The Department has long-standing strength in mathematical finance and plays a central role in Carnegie Mellon's interdisciplinary masters and bachelors degree programs in computational finance. The Department also has a popular undergraduate degree concentration in Operations Research, and interest in graduate level courses in optimization is growing. Candidates for this position are expected to be able to contribute to one or more of these educational programs.
The Department of Mathematical Sciences is committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Carnegie Mellon considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, and any additional legally protected status.
Applicants should submit all materials electronically via Interfolio. This includes a cover letter, curriculum vita, list of publications, and a statement describing current and planned research.
Applications should be submitted by January 15, 2020 for full consideration. Applications may be accepted and reviewed until any open positions are filled.
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Internal Number: 69158
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