Academic Employment Opportunities
department of mathematics
One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor positions
The Department of Mathematics at Boston College invites applications for one-year positions beginning September 2013. Candidates should have high potential in research and truly excellent teaching. These positions are Visiting Assistant Professorships, and carries a 3-2 teaching load. Candidates should expect to receive their Ph.D prior to the start of the position, and have research interests in Number Theory, Representation Theory, Algebraic Geometry, Geometry, Topology or related areas. Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, description of research plans, teaching statement, and four or more letters of recommendation, with at least TWO addressing the candidate’s teaching qualifications. Applications received no later than March 15, 2013 will be assured our fullest consideration. Please submit all application materials through MathJobs.org.
Applicants may learn more about the Boston College math department, its faculty and its programs at www.bc.edu/math. Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged.
Boston College is a leader among the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the nation. Founded in 1863, it is now the fourth largest private university in New England and among the largest Catholic universities in the U.S., with its undergraduate and graduate student enrollment of approximately 14,500. Boston College consists of 11 schools, colleges, and institutes.
The Department of Mathematics presently has 22 full-time faculty. It grants approximately 50 B.A. degrees in mathematics, six M.A. degrees, and one or two M.S.T. degrees (in the teaching of mathematics) annually. This year we will begin to award B.S. degrees in mathematics and are welcoming our first class of Ph.D. students. Current research interests include number theory, representation theory, geometry, topology, dynamical systems, applied mathematics and statistics.
The Department has recently undergone an external review and anticipates a major input of resources in order to attain national and international prominence. We are committed to carrying out scholarship at the highest level, and providing an excellent education to our undergraduate and graduate students.