Open Faculty Positions

The College of Science at the University of Notre Dame has faculty positions open in applied mathematics and statistics and physics


Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics

Assistant Professor

The Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics (ACMS) in the University of Notre Dame is accepting applications for an assistant professor position to be filled this year. Preference will be given to applicants whose research includes multi-disciplinary collaborations.

ACMS includes research groups in applied mathematics, statistics and computational science. ACMS offers a Bachelor of Science, a doctoral degree, a research master’s degree, and a professional master’s degree. ACMS is a department in the College of Science. The teaching load in ACMS is three courses per year, and the position begins in August 2017.

Applications accepted through December 1, 2016. More information.


Associate or Full Professor

The Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics (ACMS) in the University of Notre Dame is accepting applications for an associate or full professor position to be filled this year. Preference will be given to applicants whose research includes multi-disciplinary collaborations.

ACMS includes research groups in applied mathematics, statistics and computational science. ACMS offers a Bachelor of Science, a doctoral degree, a research master’s degree, and a professional master’s degree. ACMS is a department in the College of Science. The teaching load in ACMS is three courses per year, and the position begins in August 2017.

Applications accepted through December 1, 2016. More information.


Department of Physics

Tenure-track Faculty in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

The Department of Physics at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics. The condensed matter group at Notre Dame consists of eight experimental and four theoretical faculty, doing research in hard and soft condensed matter physics, complex networks, and biophysics. The successful candidate should have a strong track record in experimental condensed matter research, will be expected to attract independent research funding and to teach effectively at both the graduate and undergraduate level. The expected start date is August 2017.

The Department of Physics has 42 tenured and tenure-track faculty; another 20 research, teaching and concurrent faculty; more than 100 graduate students; and about 120 undergraduate physics majors. Additional information about the department and the College of Science can be found at http://physics.nd.edu and http://science.nd.edu respectively.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, list of publications, detailed research plans, and a statement of teaching interests. Candidates must also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation. Applications will be reviewed beginning October 31, and on a continuing basis until the position is filled. Apply now.


Tenure-track Faculty in Astrophysics

The Department of Physics at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in astrophysical instrumentation. Priority will be given to applicants with a strong track record in instrumentation, but applications will be accepted from all areas of astronomy and astrophysics. The current astrophysics group at Notre Dame consists of seven observers/instrumentalists and four theorists pursuing research in extra-solar planets, cosmology, galaxy evolution, nuclear astrophysics and stellar astronomy. Notre Dame is a partner in the Large Binocular Telescope and SDSS-IV. The university has created a core engineering center to facilitate the development of faculty experiments and instrumentation. The successful candidate will be expected to attract independent research funding and to teach effectively at both the graduate and undergraduate level. The expected start date is August 2017.

The Department of Physics has 44 tenured and tenure-track faculty; another 23 research, teaching and concurrent faculty; more than 100 graduate students; and about 120 undergraduate physics majors. Additional information about the department and the College of Science can be found at: http://physics.nd.edu and http://science.nd.edu respectively.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, list of publications, detailed research plans, and a statement of teaching interests. Candidates must also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 15, and on a continuing basis until the position is filled. Apply now.


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