The Mathematics Department at Florida State University invites applications for a Fall 2018 tenure-track Assistant Professor position in financial mathematics and related fields. The Department seeks outstanding applicants with research interests that complement existing faculty in financial and applied mathematics, and who can support the Financial Math MS and PhD programs, currently with 40 MS and PhD students and six affiliated faculty.
Candidates for the position should hold a PhD in mathematics or a closely related field, have a strong research record in areas related to financial mathematics, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring at the graduate and undergraduate levels.  Other desirable qualifications include postdoctoral experience and a clear potential to obtain external funding and develop interdisciplinary collaborations within and outside the Department.
The Financial Mathematics program is 20 years old and has graduated over 40 PhD students since 2004, placing them in jobs in industry, academia, and government. The MS program is recognized as a Professional Science Masters program with internship opportunities and coursework across several participating departments. There are significant opportunities for a new hire to teach existing and new courses, supervise PhD students, collaborate with research-active colleagues, and contribute to ongoing program development.
Florida State University (  is one of two designated preeminent research universities in the twelve member State University System of Florida, with over 40,000 students at the main campus in Tallahassee, the state capital.  Tallahassee (see  is a center of government and higher education, and is located in North Florida, about 25 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, with easy access to world-famous beaches and pristine natural habitats.
Qualified candidates should submit their applications electronically through the AMS website  If unable to submit application materials electronically, they may be sent to:
Faculty Recruitment Committee
Department of Mathematics
1017 Academic Way, Room 208
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32306-4510
Applications should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of current and planned research, a statement of teaching experience, and three or more letters of recommendation.  Review of applications will begin October 23, 2017 and  early application is advised.  Further information about the department is available at and
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