Job Opportunities


Faculty Positions in Applied Mathematics

The Department of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics at Northwestern University invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track faculty positions to begin in September 2016. Hiring will be focused on the assistant professor level, although exceptional applicants at a more senior level will be considered.

Requirements include a Ph.D. and demonstrated ability to conduct high-impact interdisciplinary research in applied mathematics. We are seeking candidates who can enhance the breadth of research activities of the department. Candidates in all areas of applied mathematics are encouraged to apply. Areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to, (i) stochastic modeling of physical, biological or financial systems and (ii) scientific computing. Duties involve teaching and research.

The application package should include a curriculum vita, a statement of research accomplishments and interests, and a statement of teaching experience and philosophy. The application should be submitted online at:

In addition, the applicant should arrange for at least three, but no more than four letters of recommendation. Recommendation letters will be automatically solicited from the letter writers by email after the names are entered in the online application system.

Questions may be sent to (Subject line: 2016 Faculty Search).

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2015, and will continue until the positions are filled.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.