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Job Summary

University of Michigan – Department of Mathematics

Pending approval, the University of Michigan’s Department of Mathematics is initiating a search for anticipated appointments at the tenure-track assistant, associate, or professor levels.  These will be university-year appointments beginning September 1, 2018.  All ranks are encouraged to apply.  Candidates should hold a PhD in Mathematics or a related field (e.g. Statistics); have extraordinary credentials in any area of pure, applied, computational or interdisciplinary mathematics; and show outstanding promise and/or accomplishments in both research and teaching.  We have particular interest in a candidate in Financial Mathematics.  Salaries are competitive and are based on credentials.  Junior candidates should furnish a placement dossier consisting of a letter of application, curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation; senior candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae and names of three references.  In all cases, please provide a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence and a statement of current and future research plans.  Application materials should be submitted electronically through the AMS website  Alternatively, applications may be sent to: Personnel Committee, University of Michigan, Department of Mathematics, 2074 East Hall, 530 Church Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1043.  Applications are considered on a continuing basis but candidates are urged to apply by December 1, 2017.  Inquiries may be made by e-mail to  More detailed information regarding the Department may be found on our website:  Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.  The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Underfill Statement

This position is posted as Assistant Professor/Associate Professor /Professor. The rank of the selected candidate will depend upon candidate's qualifications.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.