Professor of Mathematics
Tenured faculty position at Harvard University
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department of Mathematics

Candidates are invited to apply for a tenured professorship in the field of mathematics. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2025. The tenured professor will be responsible for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We are seeking candidates who have a strong research record and a strong commitment to undergraduate, graduate teaching, and advising.

Basic Qualifications: Candidates are required to have a doctorate.

Additional Qualifications: Candidates should evince intellectual leadership and impact on the field and potential for significant contributions to the department, University, and wider scholarly community.

Candidates are encouraged to submit their materials through Harvard ARIeS before December 1, 2023.

Applicants should submit the following materials:

  • 1. Cover letter.
  • 2. Curriculum vitae.
  • 3. Research statement.
  • 4. Teaching statement/advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and practices)
  • 5. Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas.
  • 6. Authorization form (This authorization will only be used for the finalist after receiving a contingent written offer, view the definitions).

Applicants may also directly contact Irene Minder ( with questions pertaining to this search process.

Harvard University is committed to fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive and experience a sense of inclusion and belonging. Community members are encouraged to model our values of integrity, responsible mentorship, equity, and excellence no matter where they are. To support this commitment, the external finalist for this position will be required to complete a conduct questionnaire – specifically regarding findings of violation, on-going formal complaint investigations, or formal complaint investigations that did not conclude due to the external finalist’s departure concerning: harassment or discrimination, retaliation, sexual misconduct, bullying or intimidating/abusive behavior, unprofessional relationship, or misconduct related to scholarship, research, teaching, service, or clinical/patient care.  View the definitions of misconduct and processes Harvard will use.

Harvard will also make conduct inquiries to current and former employers of the external finalist regarding such misconduct. To facilitate these inquiries, Harvard requires all external applicants for this position to complete, sign, and upload the form entitled “Authorization to release information for external applicants” as part of their application. If an external applicant does not include the signed authorization with the application materials, the application will be considered incomplete, and, as with any incomplete application, will not receive further consideration.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, protected veteran status, disability, genetic information, military service, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or other protected status.

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