Job Description
Req Id:  28443
Job Title:  Golomb Visiting Assistant Professor
Job Description: 

Golomb Visiting Assistant Professor

The Department of Mathematics in the College of Science at Purdue University invites applications for multiple three-year positions as Golomb Visiting Assistant Professor (for new and very recent Ph.D.s). These positions come at a time of dynamic leadership and with significant investment in the College of Science - Purdue’s second-largest college, comprising the mathematical, physical and life sciences. For information about our department, see


The positions are open to mathematicians who will have completed their Ph.D. (or its equivalent) in mathematics or in a closely related field by August 11, 2024.  Candidates must have a strong research record in mathematics, as evidenced by papers and pre-prints, and a record of teaching accomplishments.  

Duties include continued research production, engagement with faculty and students, and teaching of undergraduate mathematics courses. 


Applications should be submitted online through and should include (1) the AMS cover sheet for academic employment, (2) a cover letter, (3) a curriculum vitae, (4) a research statement, (5) a teaching statement, and (6) three letters of recommendation, one of which discusses the candidate’s teaching qualifications. In addition, for purposes of equity, to be considered for the position, applicants will also need to create a profile including voluntary demographic data at SuccessFactors. Reference letter writers should be asked to submit their letters online through  Direct all inquiries to All applications received by November 30, 2023, will be given full consideration. Some offers will be made before the end of January 2024. A background check will be required for employment in these positions. 

EOE Statement

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Posting Start Date:  10/11/23