Assistant Professor, Applied Mathematics
The University of California is creating a dynamic new university campus in Merced, California, which opened in September 2005 as the tenth campus of the University of California and the first American research university built in the 21st century. In keeping with the mission of the University to provide teaching, research and public service of the highest quality, UC Merced offers new educational opportunities at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels through three academic schools: Engineering, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences/Humanities/Arts.
The School of Natural Sciences at UC Merced (http://naturalsciences.ucmerced.edu) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Applied Mathematics (http://appliedmath.ucmerced.edu), starting July 1, 2007. We are seeking exceptionally qualified candidates with expertise in modeling, applied analysis, scientific computing, or related areas. Special attention will be paid to applicants who participate in interdisciplinary research and could contribute to one or more of the campus research initiatives in the natural sciences, engineering and/or social sciences.
The University of California, Merced is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. The University is supportive of dual career couples.
Qualifications: A Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience in Applied Mathematics or a related scientific field, demonstrated excellence in research and teaching, and strong interpersonal communication skills.
Salary: Negotiable, based on the University of California pay scale.
Closing Date: December 15, 2007.
To Apply: Interested applicants are required to submit 1) a cover letter 2) curriculum vitae 3) statement of research 4) statement of teaching and 5) a list of four (4) referees, one of whom would be willing to address teaching abilities, with contact information including mailing address, phone number and e-mail address.
Please do not submit individual letters of recommendation. Applications must be submitted (preferably in pdf format) through our online application system at http://jobs.ucmerced.edu/n/academic/position.jsf?positionId=705
For more information please contact Professor Boaz Ilan, search committee chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.