Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is an innovative technological university in engineering, science, management, humanities, arts and social sciences with an enrollment of 2,500 undergraduate and 400 full-time graduate students, located in central Massachusetts.
The WPI Mathematical Sciences Department, currently with 22 full time faculty, provides undergraduate and graduate education through the doctoral level. Active areas of faculty research include applied mathematics, optimal control, stochastic processes, statistics, operations research, discrete mathematics, scientific computation and mathematics education. The department has an expanding industrial partnership projects program and has been in the national forefront in educational innovations. Its support facilities include state of the art research computers and networked workstation laboratories. For more information see http://www.wpi.edu/Academics/Depts/Math/.
WPI seeks a dynamic individual who can promote growth in the department's internationally recognized research program by personal participation and by attracting several outstanding faculty to fill anticipated openings. Applicants must have a strong international research reputation. The new department head will be expected to take a leadership role in educational innovation. He/she will have the opportunity to expand and develop new research activities, educational programs, and cooperation with industry.
The beginning date for the appointment will be July 1, 1997.
Nominations for and applications from persons holding a Ph.D. should be directed to the
Mathematical Sciences Department Head Search Committee, Dept. E , Office of Human Resources, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 100 Institute Road, Worcester, MA 01609-2280
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To enrich education through diversity, WPI is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.