Assistant Professor-FixedTerm in Mathematics Michigan State University, Department of Mathematics United States

Assistant Professor-FixedTerm

Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff

Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science

Department: Mathematics 10032574

Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience

Location: East Lansing

Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Faculty, Education/Training, Non-Union

Position Summary

The Department of Mathematics at Michigan State University (MSU) invites applications for a three-year, fixed term assistant professor position. This position begins August 16, 2019, and will be renewed yearly subject to performance and funding availability. The successful candidate will teach two courses per academic year and conduct research in mathematical molecular biophysics and biology in conjunction with Prof. Guowei Wei’s research group. The position offers exciting opportunities for individuals interested in teaching, research, external funding application, and graduate/undergraduate student interaction within the environment of a Big10 university.


Required Degree
Doctorate -Mathematics or related field


Minimum Requirements
A Ph.D. in mathematics, quantitative biology, or a related field is required. Demonstrated excellence in mathematics instruction, strong expertise in machine learning/deep learning and computer-aided drug design, and a commitment to work with pharmaceutical companies is expected.


Required Application Materials
Applicant should submit the following materials through Mathjobs in support of their application:

1. Cover letter explaining the applicant’s interest in and fit with the advertised position

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Statement on teaching philosophy

4. Three reference letters (to be submitted by the reference writers at MathJobs). At least one of them should address the applicant’s teaching experience.


Special Instructions
All applicants must apply online at


Questions regarding this position may be directed to the search committee chair, Prof. Guowei Wei, at


The Department of Mathematics cultivates a vibrant, multi-disciplinary community that is diverse along many dimensions, including race and ethnicity; gender, sexual orientation, and gender identity and expression; ability status; and creed or ideology. MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities, and supports spouse/partner hires.


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MSU Statement
Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.


Advertised: Sep 26, 2018 Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: Sep 26, 2020 Eastern Daylight Time

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