Open Positions

Full-time, Non-Tenure-Track Position

The Mathematics Department at Boston College invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of the Practice of Mathematics. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track position with a three-year renewable contract, to begin in the 2020 fall semester. The teaching load is 6 semester courses per year. 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 can teach courses in Applied Mathematics, e.g. Statistics, and Data Science, and are able to expand the repertoire of upper-division electives offered by our department

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 1, 2019 will be assured our fullest consideration. Please submit all application materials through

Postdoctoral Position

The Department of Mathematics at Boston College invites applications for a post-doctoral (visiting assistant professor) position beginning Fall 2020. 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, interpreted broadly. 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 2017.

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’s teaching qualifications. Applications completed no later than December 15, 2019 will be assured our fullest consideration.

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Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education. We encourage applications from candidates who are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university, please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity.