Benjamin Peirce Fellow in Mathematics

Benjamin Peirce Fellow in Mathematics
Harvard University
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department of Mathematics

Position Description:
The Department of Mathematics at Harvard University welcomes application for a Benjamin Peirce Fellowship. The position comes with a competitive starting salary for the nine-month academic year, which usually can be augmented by teaching at the Summer School or by working on a research contract, if funds are available. The teaching commitment is three courses per year, including a one-term course on a subject of the fellow’s choice, if desired. The Benjamin Peirce Fellows are expected to take part in the usual task of advising students.

The appointment is for three years.

Basic Qualifications:
Doctorate in mathematics is required by the time the appointment begins. Demonstrated excellence in teaching is desired.

Additional Qualifications:
Applicants must have a strong background in advanced mathematics. Essential qualities include initiative, good judgment, and the ability to work well on a team.

Special Instructions:
Please submit the materials listed below through Priority will be given to applications received before December 1, 2020.

  1. Cover letter, including a description of teaching experience and philosophy and comments on any efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging.
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Names and contact information of 3-5 references (3 letters must be submitted to complete your application)
  4. Teaching Statement

Harvard 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, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information: Pam Brentana, Harvard University, Mathematics Department, 1 Oxford. St., Cambridge, MA 02138

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