Faculty positions for talented researchers, Institute of Mathematical Sciences

Shanghai, China
10 Mar 2023
09 Jul 2023
Job Type
Faculty Member
Employment - Hours
Full time
Fixed term

Opening in fall of 2018, the Institute of Mathematical Sciences aspires to be a leading research center for mathematics.

The Institute will provide an ideal environment for world-class researchers, enabling them to cultivate a new generation of creative talents in all areas of mathematics. Faculty members will be supported by excellent opportunities to hire postdoctoral researchers and doctoral students. The Institute will regularly host international research conferences and longer research programs and host many visiting professors, both for the short-term and for the long term.

Alongside its research activities, the Institute will also offer active undergraduate and graduate programs for talented students.

The Institute expects to fill up positions focusing on the following disciplines: pure mathematics applied mathematics, and data science. Excellent candidates from any area of Mathematical Sciences will be given serious consideration.

Faculty appointments at the Institute of Mathematical Sciences consist of four levels: postdoctoral fellow, assistant professor, associate professor, and full professor. New tenure-line faculty members are expected to be appointed as either assistant or associate professors depending on experience. The teaching load of all faculty members is 1+1.

Applicants should submit the following documents to: ims@shanghaitech.edu.cn

• CV, including a list of publications

• A research statement of up to 5 pages, describing their main achievements to date, as well as outlining the program of research they intend to follow for the next few years.

• A teaching statement

• Four letters of recommendation at least one of which should address teaching, to be submitted directly by the letter writers

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