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Associate/Full Professor and Director of Financial Mathematics

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Posting Details

Posting Information

Vacancy Type Tenured/TT Faculty
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Working Title Associate/Full Professor and Director of Financial Mathematics
Salary Range
Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with rank and experience
Position Number 00001127
Work Schedule Monday through Friday, Varies
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.00
Department 170301 - Mathematics
Department Mathematics
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Primary Function of Organizational Unit

In the Department of Mathematics at NC State University, a long tradition of excellent teaching and a supportive environment for students are paired with cutting-edge research across a broad spectrum of mathematics and its applications. Many members of the department participate in interdisciplinary programs and research groups on campus and in the broader Research Triangle community. Research strengths of the Department include the core mathematical areas of algebra, topology, and geometry, especially their connections to combinatorics, symbolic computation, and mathematical physics; core areas of applied mathematics, including matrix analysis, numerical analysis, scientific computation, probability, optimal control, ordinary, partial, and stochastic differential equations, and dynamical systems; and applications of mathematics to biology, finance, and industrial problems. Annual research funding exceeds $3 million, and supports numerous research assistantships for undergraduate and graduate students. More information about the department can be found at http:\\

Essential Job Duties

The Director of the Graduate Program for Financial Mathematics must demonstrate a strong record of mentoring students and postdocs as well as a commitment to effective teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. This position will be expected to have an internationally recognized program of recognized research, and the ability to attract external funding. This position will work with partnering departments, students, external constituents and faculty to benefit the Masters of Financial Mathematics program while participating in interdisciplinary programs and research groups on campus and in the broader Research Triangle community.

Other Work/Responsibilities
Minimum Education/Experience

PhD in Mathematical Sciences, or a related field.

Departmental Required Skills

Commitment to effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Ability to attract external funding.

Strong record of mentoring students and postdocs.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Internationally recognized research program

Experience in Financial Mathematics

Mentoring students and postdoctoral positions

Supervisory experience

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions

Please attach a cover letter, CV, and a separate document containing contact information for references.

Job Open Date 09/08/2017
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
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Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have your PHD in a field appropriate for this faculty position?
    • No Response
    • Yes, I have my PHD at this time
    • No, I do not have my PHD at this time, however, I will have it completed the anticipated start date
    • No, I do not have my PHD at this time, nor will I have it completed the anticipated start date

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Contact Information for References
  3. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents