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Assistant Professor
Area:   Applied Mathematics
Position Title:   Assistant Professor
Position Code:   ASNS3492A
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.

The School of Natural Sciences at the University of California, Merced (http://naturalsciences.ucmerced.edu) invites applications from exceptional scholars and teachers at the Assistant Professor (tenure track) level in applied mathematics (http://appliedmath.ucmerced.edu) starting July 1, 2012. We are seeking exceptionally qualified candidates with expertise in modeling, applied analysis, scientific computing, or related areas. Special attention will be paid to applicants who participate in interdisciplinary research, and who will contribute to developing the applied mathematics curriculum and to one or more of the campus research initiatives in the natural sciences, engineering and/or social sciences.

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 excellence in research, teaching, service, and strong interpersonal communication skills are required. Postdoctoral research and teaching experience are preferred.
Salary:   Negotiable, based on the University of California Salary Scales.
Closing Date:   11/30/2011
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 references with contact information including mailing address, phone number and e-mail address.

Candidates are requested to have four letters of recommendation, among which one must address teaching, submitted directly prior to the application deadline.

Please submit individual letters of recommendation directly to Applied_Math@ucmerced.edu.

Applications must be submitted 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:   Contact Professor Boaz Ilan, Search Committee Chair by email at bilan@ucmerced.edu

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