Research Scientist
Research Scientist for a MathematicsSimons Collaboration on Arithmetic Geometry, Number Theory, and Computation (multiple positions). To join an MITbased team working under the direction of principal investigators Bjorn Poonen and Andrew Sutherland as part of a collaboration with PIs at Boston University, Harvard, Dartmouth, and Brown. Will be engaged in a combination of mathematical research and software development. Responsibilities include designing and implementing algorithms in arithmetic geometry and number theory and facilitating the integration of these algorithms into existing and future computer algebra systems; compiling and analyzing numbertheoretic research datasets and integrating the results into existing and future platforms such as the Lfunctions and Modular Forms Database; coordinating with researchers across multiple institutions, both internal and external to the collaboration, working in areas relevant to the research agenda of the collaboration; assisting with training and development, e.g., running workshops or teaching courses on topics relevant to the collaboration and supervising student researchers; participating in monthly meetings and annual workshops run by the collaboration; and contributing to proceedings volumes to be published by the collaboration and disseminating research results through conference presentations and journal articles. The Simons Collaboration aims to accelerate research through the development of computational tools that realize recent theoretical advances in arithmetic geometry and number theory, and to exploit these tools to advance the research frontier in these fields. Required: Ph.D. in mathematics with a research background in number theory or arithmetic geometry; computer programming experience; familiarity with a computer algebra package, e.g., Magma, SageMath, or Pari/GP; and ability to work independently and as part of a team and to travel and present research results. Fluency in one or more programming language (Python, Julia, C/C++) a plus. This is a fouryear position with the potential for a three year renewal, subject to funding approval.Benjamin Peirce position in Mathematics
The Benjamin Peirce positions application process takes place throughThe department of Mathematics at Harvard University welcomes application for a Benjamin Peirce Fellowship. The appointment, which has the status equivalent to an Assistant Professor, is for three years. The position comes with a competitive starting salary for the ninemonth academic year, which usually can be augmented by teaching at the Summer School or by working on a research contract, if funds are available. The teaching commitment is three half courses per year, including a oneterm course on a subject of the fellow's choice, if desired. The Benjamin Peirce Fellows are expected to take part in the usual task of advising students. A Doctorate in Mathematics is required by the time the appointment begins. Demonstrated excellence in teaching is desired.
The Department values diversity among its faculty, is committed to building a diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities. Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Applications should be sent to: Benjamin Peirce Fellowship Hiring Committee, c/o Pamela Brentana, Department of Mathematics, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 and should include a letter of application, a CV, and teaching and research statements. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be sent to the Hiring Committee. However, we strongly encourage applicants to apply through MathJobs.org. Completed applications are due by December 1, 2016.
Senior Lecturer in Mathematics Math jobs
Position Description: The Department of Mathematics seeks applications for a Senior Lecturer in Mathematics. The responsibilities of this senior nonladder position would ordinarily include teaching three halfcourses a year, with possible additional teaching if required on occasion. Other important responsibilities include developing curriculum and pedagogical materials, advising and mentoring undergraduate students, giving pedagogical support to graduate students as well as other administrative tasks in the department, as needed. The teaching responsibilities will generally include both an upperlevel undergraduate course (aimed at mathematics concentrators or potential concentrators), and courses whose audiences are predominately nonmajors (from entrylevel calculus courses to multivariable calculus and linear algebra). The latter will often require coordinating a multisectioned course. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2017. Appointments are made for a term of up to five years and are renewable contingent upon review and approval of the divisional dean. Basic Qualifications: Doctorate in mathematics is ordinarily required by the time the appointment begins. The successful applicant should have at least three years experience teaching mathematics at the undergraduate level. Additional Qualifications: Senior Lecturers ordinarily have taught within the ladder ranks at a university or peer undergraduate institution and have a commensurate scholarly record. Applicants must have a strong background in advanced mathematics and a sophisticated understanding of undergraduate teaching, learning, and curricular issues generally. Essential qualities include initiative, good judgment, the ability and desire to work with undergraduates on research projects, and the ability to both work with and lead a team. Please document any relevant experience in these areas as well as your success in the classroom. The ideal candidate will be actively involved in the life of the department. Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through Math jobs). Applications must be submitted no later than December 31, 2016. Cover letter
 Curriculum vitae
 Three letters of recommendation
 Research statement
 Teaching statement
 Teaching portfolio (highly recommended to include a link to a videoed teaching sample, and should also include a sample lesson, assignments, or handouts)
Senior Preceptor in Mathematics
Position Description: The Department of Mathematics seeks applications for a Senior Preceptor in Mathematics. The responsibilities of this senior nonladder position include teaching three courses each year; hiring, training, and mentoring new and continuing Preceptors; training and mentoring graduate student teachers; overseeing the hiring, training, and supervision of undergraduate course assistants; advising undergraduate students; and developing curriculum and pedagogical materials. Preceptors teach courses whose audience are predominately nonmajors. Generally each semester the senior preceptor will coordinate a multisectioned course.The Department of Mathematics is currently piloting an Emerging Scholars Program which will include an eightweek program abroad each summer. The department is seeking a candidate for the Senior Preceptor position who will be available to coordinate the summer program on site, during summer 2018 and other summers as needed.
The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2017. The position is for five years and renewable contingent upon performance, enrollments, and curricular need.
Basic Qualifications: Doctorate in mathematics required by the time the appointment begins. Candidates should have at least three years of experience in teaching mathematics at a college level.
Additional Qualifications: A successful candidate will demonstrate excellent judgment, effective leadership, strong teambuilding skills, pedagogical expertise (including curriculum design), and will have experience supervising a team of teachers. Please document any relevant experience in these areas as well as your success in the classroom and your organizational skills.
Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through Math jobs. Applications must be submitted no later than December 31, 2016.
 Cover letter
 Curriculum Vitae
 Teaching Statement
 Teaching Portfolio (highly recommended to include a link to a videoed teaching sample, and shoul also include a sample lesson, assignments, or handouts)
 Names and contact information of three to five references (three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is complete only when all three letters have been submitted)
Contact Information: Pam Brentana, Harvard University, Mathematics Department, 1 Oxford. St., Cambridge, MA 02138; pbrentan@math.harvard.edu
Preceptor position in Mathematics
The Preceptor position applications are listed also onBasic Qualifications: The successful applicant should have an advanced degree in mathematics and a record of excellence in teaching introductory courses in undergraduate mathematics.
Additional Qualifications: Applicants should have a sophisticated understanding of undergraduate teaching, learning, and curricular issues. Successful candidates will have the experience necessary to teach and develop a broad range of service courses; we are especially interested in candidates with documented expertise in curriculum development and mentoring and training other teachers. Essential qualities include initiative, good judgment, and the ability to work well on a team.
Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through MathJobs. Priority will be given to applications received before December 1, 2016, but applications will be processed on a rolling basis with a deadline of December 12, 2016. If you are planning to attend the Joint Math Meetings, we encourage you to submit your application before the priority deadline.
1. Cover letter 2. Curriculum vitae 3. Names and contact information of 35 references (3 letters must be submitted to complete your application) 4. Teaching statement 5. Teaching portfolio including sample teaching materials and evidence of teaching success 6. Sample teaching video (Optional but encouraged: please submit a web link to your video. A recording of an actual lesson is preferred; please indicate a 5 minute interval that highlights your classroom style. If such a recording is not available, a short video lesson or other video sample of your teaching is appropriate.)
The Department values diversity among its faculty, is committed to building a diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities. Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Contact Information: Pam Brentana, Harvard University, Mathematics Department, 1 Oxford. St., Cambridge, MA 02138; pbrentan@math.harvard.edu
Postdoctoral Positions in Mathematics
The Mathematics Department invites applications for Post Doctoral positions in Mathematics. Please send your CV and cover letter to mainoffice@math.harvard.eduLecturer in Mathematics
The position is for one year.
Basic Qualifications: Doctorate in mathematics is ordinarily required by the time the appointment begins. The successful applicant should have experience teaching mathematics at the undergraduate level. Additional Qualifications: Applicants must have a strong background in advanced mathematics and a sophisticated understanding of undergraduate teaching, learning, and curricular issues generally. Essential qualities include initiative, good judgment, and the ability to work well on a team. Please document your success in the classroom and your organizational skills.
Special Instructions: Please submit the materials listed below through Mathjobs. Priority will be given to applications received before February 1, 2017 1. Cover letter 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. Names and contact information of three to five references (three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is complete only when all three letters have been submitted) 4. Teaching Statement 5. Teaching Portfolio (This might include a sample lesson, or assignment, or handout, and a link to a bit of videotaped teaching.)
The Department values diversity among its faculty, is committed to building a diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities. Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Contact Information: Pam Brentana, Harvard University, Mathematics Department, 1 Oxford. St., Cambridge, MA 02138; pbrentan@math.harvard.edu
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