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Assistant Professor

Required Qualifications

PhD in Mathematics.

Preferred Qualifications

PhD in Mathematics received between two and ten years ago. Potential for excellence in research and teaching demonstrated via successful postdoctoral work and strong publication record.

Responsibilities & Requirements

Research in mathematics, undergraduate and graduate teaching and departmental and university service.

Special Notes

This is a tenure track position.  FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.  Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated Start Date: September 1, 2020.


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Application Procedure

Those interested in this position should:

1. Complete the online Applicant Information Survey. Do not submit this survey to the department with your application. Any questions regarding the survey, please email

2. Applicants should complete the American Mathematical Society's application process online at or by clicking Apply. The application consists of: 1) AMS Standard Cover Sheet, 2) cover letter, 3) CV, 4) publication list, 5) research statement, 6) teaching statement, and 7) three reference letters. Electronic reference letters are preferred but the department will accept letters via postal mail. Alternately, you may submit your application package containing your   State Employment Application, cover letter, CV, publication list, research and teaching statements and three reference letters to the departmental address or fax below. 


The Appointments Committee
Stony Brook University
Department of Mathematics
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3651

Campus Description

Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore.  Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members.  SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute.  Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Pollock-Krasner House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

Official Job Title: Assistant Professor
REF#: F-10080-19-09
Campus: Stony Brook West Campus
Department: Mathematics - CAS
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posting Start Date: 09/04/2019
Posting End Date: 10/15/2019

Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 10/15/2019, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information,veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

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Job Category:   Faculty and Librarian
Posting Date:   09/04/2019