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Tenure-Track Position

The Department of Mathematics at Boston College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor beginning in September 2014.  Our preference is to hire in Algebraic Geometry, but candidates in Geometry, Topology, Number Theory, Representation Theory, and related fields are also encouraged to apply.  In exceptional cases, a higher level appointment may be considered.  The teaching load is three semester courses per year.

Requirements include a Ph.D. or equivalent in mathematics awarded in 2012 or earlier, a record of very strong research combined with outstanding research potential, and demonstrated excellence in teaching mathematics.

A completed application should contain a cover letter, a description of research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae, and at least four letters of recommendation.  One or more of the letters of recommendation should directly comment on the candidate's teaching credentials.

Applications completed no later than December 1, 2013 will be assured our fullest consideration.  Please submit all application materials through http://MathJobs.org.

Applicants may learn more about the department, its faculty and its programs, and about Boston College at  http://www.bc.edu/math.  Electronic inquiries concerning this position may be directed to  math-search@bc.edu.  Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applications from women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged.

Full-Time, Non-Tenure-Track Position

The Department of Mathematics at Boston College invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track position beginning in September 2014. Our priority is to hire an outstanding teacher, qualified to teach courses at both the lower-division and upper-division levels. Preference will be given to candidates who are qualified to teach courses in Statistics, who are able to expand the repertoire of upper-division electives offered by our department, or who are able to expand the research opportunities available to our undergraduate majors (e.g., through an REU program). 

Requirements include a Ph.D. or equivalent in mathematics, and demonstrated excellence in teaching mathematics.  A completed application should contain a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement which includes a description of specific ways in which the candidate could enhance our undergraduate program, and at least four letters of recommendation.  Three or more of the letters of recommendation should primarily deal with the candidate's teaching.

Applications completed no later than December 31, 2013 will be assured our fullest consideration.  Please submit all application materials through http://MathJobs.org.

Applicants may learn more about the department, its faculty and its programs, and about Boston College at  http://www.bc.edu/math.  Electronic inquiries concerning this position may be directed to  math-search@bc.edu.  Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applications from women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged.

Postdoctural Position

The Department of Mathematics at Boston College invites applications for a post-doctoral position beginning September 2014. This position is intended for a new or recent Ph.D. with outstanding potential in research and excellent teaching. This is a 3-year Visiting Assistant Professor position, and carries a 2-1 annual teaching load. Research interests should lie within Geometry/Topology or related areas. Candidates should expect to receive their Ph.D. prior to the start of the position and have received the Ph.D. no earlier than Spring 2013.

Applications must include a cover letter, description of research plans, teaching statement, curriculum vitae, and four or more letters of recommendation, with at least one addressing the candidate‚Äôs teaching qualifications. Applications completed no later than January 1, 2014 will be assured our fullest consideration. 

Please submit all application materials through MathJobs.org.

Applicants may learn more about the Department, its Faculty and its programs and about Boston College at www.bc.edu/math. Email inquiries concerning this position may be directed to math-search@bc.edu. Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged.