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Benjamin Peirce position in Mathematics

The Benjamin Peirce positions application process takes place through
Math Jobs
for jobs starting 2015/2016. We do not accept paper applications. The application deadline will be December 2, 2014.

Preceptor position in Mathematics

The Preceptor position applications are listed also on
Math Jobs
for jobs starting 2015/2016. Priority will be given to applications received before December 10, 2014, but applications will be processed on a rolling basis with a deadline of January 9, 2015.

Postdoctoral Positions in Mathematics

The Mathematics Department invites applications for Post Doctoral positions in Mathematics. Please send your CV and cover letter to Robbie Miller,

Senior Lecturer in Mathematics

The Senior Lecturer position is listed on
The Department of Mathematics seeks applications for a Senior Lecturer in Mathematics. The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching three half-courses a year, in classes whose audiences would be predominately non majors. Often one of these three half-courses involves coordinating a multi-sectioned course. The Senior Lecturer will also carry some administrative and advising duties, as required by the Department. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2015. The position is for five years and renewable contingent upon performance, enrollments, and curricular need. Basic Qualifications: Doctorate in mathematics required by the time the appointment begins. The successful applicant should have experience teaching mathematics at the undergraduate level. Additional Qualifications: Applicants must have a strong background in advanced mathematics and a sophisticated understanding of undergraduate teaching, learning, and curricular issues generally. Essential qualities include initiative, good judgment, and the ability to work well on a team. We are especially interested in candidates whose research area involves the applications of mathematics to other disciplines such as economics and biology and a documented interest in supervising and / or working collaboratively with undergraduates on research projects in an applied field. Mathematical biologists are of particular interest. Please document any relevant experience in this area as well as your success in the classroom and your organizational skills. Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through MathJobs. Applications must be submitted no later than December 31st, 2014.
  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Teaching Portfolio (This might include a sample lesson, or assignment, or handout and a link to a bit of videotaped teaching.)
  5. Names and contact information of three to five references (three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is complete only when all three letters have been submitted)
Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Contact Information: Irene Minder, Harvard University, Mathematics Department, 1 Oxford. St., Cambridge, MA 02138;

Course assistant positions

To apply for an upper level course assistant position , fill out an application form here, or contact Oliver Knill at To apply for Math Ma- Math 21b course assistant positions, start here. For additional information, you can also contact Sarah Chisholm ( or Yu-Wen Hsu (

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