The Department of Mathematics at Michigan State University invites applications for Research Associates with a starting date of January 1, 2021. This is an annual year, benefits eligible position that is potentially renewable on an annual basis through Fall 2023 contingent upon satisfactory performance and availability of funding. Candidates will be evaluated on their potential in research and teaching.
Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or equivalent. Applications from all areas of mathematical research will be considered. Research Associates are paired with a sponsoring faculty mentor who will direct their research activities. The research associate will engage in our active instructional mentoring program if their appointment includes an instructional component. Applicants should submit a vita, statements on research and on teaching, and should arrange for at least 4 letters of recommendation to be submitted, one of which must specifically address the applicant's teaching experiences. It is helpful if the cover letter indicates if the applicant wishes to be considered by specific MSU faculty.
All applicants must submit their application materials including CV, cover letter, research statement and teaching statement through the MSU Research Associate job posting on Mathjobs.org to be considered.
Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or equivalent area by December 15, 2020. Applications from all areas of mathematical research will be considered. Review of applications will begin on August 14, 2020 and continue until positions are filled. A background check is required for employment.
Required Application Materials
Required application materials for this position include:
Four reference letters
All applicants must upload these application materials through the MSU Research Associate job posting on Mathjobs.org to be considered.
All applicants must upload their application materials including CV, cover letter, research statement and teaching statement through the MSU Research Associate job posting on Mathjobs.org to be considered.
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