Employment

The Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering at Princeton University invites applications for a new tenure track faculty appointment at the assistant professor level starting September 1, 2017. All applicants working within the general areas of interest of the department will be considered. These areas include Financial Mathematics, Data Science, Optimization, Probability and Statistics as they relate to Financial Engineering and Operations Research. A PhD in a related field is required.

To be successful, the candidate must have a strong commitment to excellence in research and in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The department is in the School of Engineering and Applied Science and is strongly involved in the activities of the Bendheim Center for Finance, the Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics, the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment and the Center for Statistics and Machine Learning.

Applications will be considered on a continuing basis but candidates are encouraged to apply by December 1, 2016. To apply, please visit our website at http://jobs.princeton.edu, create an online application, and submit documents to Requisition Number 1600890. Applicants should upload a CV, research statement, teaching statement, and contact information for at least three references, one of whom should be able to address the candidate’s teaching abilities.

Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.

The Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering at Princeton University seeks to appoint a full time Lecturer beginning September 1, 2017. The position is for one year, renewable. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and to advise senior theses.

We are looking for someone who will demonstrate excellence in the classroom. While the main thrust of the ORFE classes are in probability, statistics, optimization and financial engineering, the current teaching needs are mostly in statistics and financial engineering, and the successful candidate will be expected to teach in these areas first. Although not required, a track record of peer-reviewed publications in any of the fields covered by ORFE is considered a plus.

Applications are considered on a continuing basis, though for full consideration apply by May 1, 2017. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including publications), statement of teaching experience/philosophy and, any additional material relevant to the applicant’s teaching abilities (such as prior teaching evaluations, student comments, etc.), and contact information for at least three references. Application materials may be submitted at http://jobs.princeton.edu, requisition 1600742.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in a field covered by ORFE, and classroom teaching experience with demonstrated excellence. Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.