Assistant Professor of Mathematics
University of Washington
United States

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: College of Arts and Sciences

Organization: Applied Mathematics

Title: Assistant Professor, Tenure-track - Applied Mathematics

Position Details

Position Description

The Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Washington announces the availability of a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to start in September 2024.  Candidates with expertise in one or more areas of applied mathematics are encouraged to apply.  The department is seeking candidates that complement the current research strengths of the department (in no particular order) in data science, scientific computing and numerical analysis, nonlinear waves and coherent structures, mathematical biology, atmospheric science and climate modeling, applied analysis, stochastic modeling, mathematical finance, and optimization, or bring in new areas of expertise.  The department is also seeking candidates who will continue its long tradition of interdisciplinary collaboration.  See for more details. The successful applicant will be expected to engage in teaching, service, and mentorship and to promote diversity.

The Department is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community: visit All UW faculty members engage in teaching, research, and service. These positions hold a 9 month service term (September 16 through June 15 each year) and are full-time (100% FTE). 

Washington State Law requires that this ad list a binding salary range. The base salary range for this position is $11,111.11 - $15,000 per month on a 9-month basis ($100,000-$135,000 annually), commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination.


Applicants should hold a PhD, or foreign equivalent, in (applied) mathematics or a related field of application by the start of the appointment. Applicants must demonstrate a strong record of research in a relevant area of applied mathematics.


To apply, please upload all required materials to Interfolio. Specifically, for full consideration, the following materials should be provided by October 31, 2023:

  1. Cover letter or AMS cover sheet,
  2. Curriculum vita,
  3. Research statement,
  4. Teaching statement (addressing your experiences, teaching and mentoring philosophy, and innovation) and evaluations (if available),
  5. Diversity statement (addressing how your professional experiences, background and philosophy demonstrate your commitment to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion),
  6. Names and email addresses of four reference letter writers. One of these should be able to address teaching. Submitting this information implies that you consent to us contacting them.  

If you have any questions, contact Katherine McDermott, at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Benefits Information

A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at Appointees solely employed and paid directly by a non-UW entity are not UW employees and are not eligible for UW or Washington State employee benefits.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint ( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (

Privacy Notice

Review the University of Washington Privacy Notice for Demographic Data of Job Applicants and University Personnel to learn how your demographic data are protected, when the data may be used, and your rights.

Disability Services

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or

Apply now

The University of Washington is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

For help signing up, accessing your account, or submitting your application, please check out Interfolio's help and support section or get in touch via email at or phone at (877)997-8807.

If you apply for this position please say you saw it on Computeroxy


All Jobs


Harvard University Academic Positions

Kuwait University Current Faculty Openings

Osaka University Academic Opportunities

Purdue University Job Postings for Faculty Positions

Texas Tech University Faculty Openings

Tsinghua University Job Postings

University of Cambridge Job Openings

University of Geneva Faculty Opportunities

University of New South Wales Job Openings

University of Nottingham Research Positions

University of Oslo Academic Jobs

University of Saskatchewan Faculty Positions

University of Southampton Research Vacancies

University of Toronto Open Faculty Positions

University of Zurich Job Postings