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Assistant Professor
Area:   Applied Mathematics
Position Title:   Assistant Professor
Position Code:   ASNS2417A
Status:   Closed
Description:   The University of California, Merced is a dynamic new university campus in Merced, California, which opened in September 2005 as the tenth campus of the University of California and the first American research university in the 21st century. In keeping with the mission of the University to provide teaching, research and public service of the highest quality, UC Merced offers research-centered and student-oriented educational opportunities at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels through three academic schools: Engineering, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences/Humanities/Arts.

With the goal of establishing a preeminent program in Applied Mathematics (http://appliedmath.ucmerced.edu), the School of Natural Sciences at UC Merced http://naturalsciences.ucmerced.edu) invites applications for a faculty position in the broad area of applied mathematics at the tenure-track Assistant Professor level, starting July 1, 2010. In particular, we are seeking exceptionally qualified candidates who (1) have proven expertise in modeling, applied analysis, scientific computing, or related areas, (2) engage in innovative interdisciplinary research, and (3) show strong potential for contributing to the research initiatives of the three academic schools on campus.

The University of California, Merced is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. The University is supportive of dual career couples.
Qualifications:   A Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics or a related scientific field, demonstrated scholarship in research and teaching, and effective interpersonal communication skills. Higher preference will be given to candidates with postdoctoral research and teaching experience.
Salary:   Negotiable, based on the University of California Pay Schedule
Closing Date:   01/15/2010
To Apply:   Interested applicants are required to submit 1) a cover letter 2) curriculum vitae 3) statement of research 4) statement of teaching and 5) a list of four (4) referees including their mailing address with contact information including mailing address, phone number and e-mail address.

Please ask the referees to submit their letters of recommendation to applied_math_job@ucmerced.edu by the closing date. At least one letter should address teaching.

Applications must be submitted (preferably in pdf format) via this website.

NOTICE: This position is not open. We are not accepting applications at this time.

As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Merced will be a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at

For more information:   For more information please contact Professor Arnold D. Kim, search committee chair, at adkim@ucmerced.edu.

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