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Tenure Track Faculty Position in Gravitational Wave Data Analysis at Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for one or more tenure track positions at the Assistant Professor level, starting August 2013. Responsibilities include research, teaching, and service to the School of Mathematical Sciences (SMS), the College of Science, and RIT.

Successful applicants are expected to contribute to the scholarship of the SMS through externally funded research and peer-reviewed publications, teaching, mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students, and helping in the creation of a new PhD program in Modeling and Computation. We are looking for candidates who can add to the School’s current strengths in gravitational wave data analysis.

The School has 63 faculty members, 180 undergraduate students in three undergraduate programs: Applied Mathematics, Computational Mathematics, and Applied Statistics, and 25 students in its Master’s degree program in Applied and Computational Mathematics. SMS faculty members are also involved in the MS and PhD programs in Astrophysical Sciences and Technology and several are involved with two research centers within the College of Science: the Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation ( and the Center for Applied and Computational Mathematics (


* A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in the mathematical sciences or in a related field
* A record of peer-reviewed publications
* A commitment to establishing a strong externally funded research program
* One or more years of university teaching experience in English-speaking environments or post-doctoral research experience
* Ability to strengthen research areas of the SMS, especially gravitational wave data analysis
* A commitment to undergraduate and graduate education
* A commitment to undergraduate and graduate research and mentoring programs
* Ability to contribute to the university’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences


Apply online at Enter requisition number 259BR for the position in gravitational wave data analysis. Please submit a cover letter; a vita including a list of publications; a description of research plan, including efforts and/or plans to obtain external research funding and how it will contribute to SMS research; a statement of teaching philosophy and any experience; a “contribution to diversity” statement; and the names and contact information for three references. Please have at least three letters of recommendation, one of which includes an assessment of teaching potential, sent directly via email to smsjobs[AT] or hardcopy to Rochester Institute of Technology, School of Mathematical Sciences Faculty Search Committee, 85 Lomb Memorial Dr., Rochester, NY 14623-5603. You can contact the search committee with questions on the position at <smsjobs[AT]>.

Review of applications will begin January 1, 2013 and will continue until an acceptable candidate is found.

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