The Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Washington invites applications for an acting instructor position in computational or mathematical finance, starting September 16, 2020. This full-time 12-month temporary acting instructor non-tenure position is renewable for a total duration of three years dependent on satisfactory teaching performance and research progress. Up to two positions for this job will be filled. Successful applicants are expected to engage in research and teach up to 4 one-quarter courses each year of the appointment. It is expected that the courses will be in the department's Computational Finance and Risk Management (CFRM) Master's program, see http://depts.washington.edu/amath/ and http://depts.washington.edu/compfin
Requirements include (1) background and interest in many aspects of computational or mathematical finance; (2) a PhD or foreign equivalent in mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, or another area relevant to computational or mathematical finance; (3) an ability and affinity for communicating ideas of mathematics and finance, in both research and teaching settings.
To apply for the position, applicants must submit the following materials via Interfolio: cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, and at least three letters of recommendation, one of which should address teaching. Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
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