Announcements

  • MAA MathFest 2024 Registration is Now Open!

    We are pleased to announce that Early Bird Registration is now open for MAA MathFest 2024. Register by April 15 to save!

    CONFERENCE: MAA MathFest 2024 
    LOCATION: JW Marriott Indianapolis
    DATE: Wednesday, August 7 - Saturday, August 10, 2024 
    REGISTRATION: $162 - $634 View Rates 
  • Deadline Approaching: MAA MathFest 2024 Proposals

    Workshop, Panel, Town Hall, and Poster Session Proposals for MathFest 2024 are due on December 15.

    We welcome and encourage your ideas for invigorating programming for this summer’s conference!

  • Job Postings From the Community

    There are new and exciting job opportunities from your colleagues. If you're looking for a change, take a look and see if one of these might be right for you! 

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    The College of the Holy Cross is hiring for a tenure-track position in mathematics to begin in August 2024.  The research area is flexible, but we are looking for someone who is interested in teaching our analysis and introduction to proofs courses on a regular basis.  A complete description of the position and a link to apply can be found at https://apply.interfolio.com/130325
    We'd love to have you join our department!  Please reach out to Steve Levandosky (slevando@holycross.edu) with any questions. 
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    Pikes Peak State College is currently hiring for an Associate Dean of Mathematics. The Associate Dean of Math assists the Executive Dean by providing leadership in and management of division operations.  The Associate Dean shall represent the division to the broader instructional environment, while conveying the policies of the College and implementing those policies within the division. The Associate Dean shall maintain commitment to quality instruction, the primary objective of the institution.

    For a full description and application instructions, please see the following site:

    https://careers.pikespeak.edu/en-us/job/492833/associate-dean-of-math

  • Employment Opportunities from the Community

    Several new and exciting job opportunities are available from your colleagues.  If you're looking for a change, take a look and see if one of these might be right for you! 

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    The department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Converse University in Spartanburg, SC invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in Computer Science for the 2024-2025 academic year. We welcome applications from appropriately qualified applied mathematicians, computational scientists, and data scientists. Our department boasts three Project NExT fellows (Gold '14, Red '15, Peach '18). We have an incredible group of faculty and rockstar students who are doing research, landing internships, and continuing on to impressive graduate programs. The department is very cohesive, and the applicant will have the opportunity to contribute to our data science program. Spartanburg is an up and coming city, which was recently ranked as the 12th fastest growing metro area in the US. The already bustling Greenville, SC is just 30 miles away, with the larger cities of Charlotte, Asheville, and Columbia all within 100 miles. Full description and link to apply here: https://converse.isolvedhire.com/jobs/945867.html Feel free to contact jessica.sorrells@converse.edu for additional details. 

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    Seton Hill University is seeking a tenure track, Assistant Professor of Mathematics position.  Please check out the link below for more information.
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    The Department of Mathematical Sciences in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Mathematics to start in August 2024. This is a standard nine-month faculty appointment.

    The successful candidate will have demonstrated potential or ability to conduct high-impact research in computational mathematics, applied mathematics, or a closely related field. Additionally, we seek candidates who have an enthusiasm for teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and for supervising graduate and undergraduate research.

    To apply, please visit:
    https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UASYS/job/Assistant-Professor-of-Mathematics_R0046214?locations=17a66cdad98201f7890cfb48ca00e249

    For more information, please contact Dr. Tulin Kaman at tkaman@uark.edu or Dr. Ariel Barton at aeb019@uark.edu 

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    The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, seeks the Head of the Department of Mathematical Sciences, a tenured position at the rank of Professor.
    The Citadel is a fully accredited, public, comprehensive, co-educational college with a student body of 2500 day undergraduate and 1200 evening and graduate students. The Department of Mathematical Sciences offers the Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and mathematics with a concentration in data analytics, minors in applied mathematics, applied statistics and data analysis. Responsibilities include but are not limited to administrative duties, communicating with faculty, staff, students, and administration, to achieve departmental goals.
     
    Please use the following link to learn more about the position: https://jobs.citadel.edu/cw/en-us/job/496456/full-tenure-track-professor-in-mathematical-sciences
  • Join the MAA AMC for All Committee: Increase Belonging in the Classroom!

    The MAA’s AMC for All committee is creating access to equitable mathematics enrichment and problem-solving resources for teachers and students in under-resourced schools and under-represented communities. The committee aims to build belonging, confidence, and interest in math through a robust suite of resources. (Learn more about the committee’s goal in this podcast interview with the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics).

    We are still looking for more committee members to design these resources to distribute to K-12 communities. The following position is open:

    Committee Member (1-year term): Committee members are educators, researchers, community leaders, and industry professionals who collaboratively design deliverables to include DEI teacher training support, student learning strategies, math application, awards and recognition, engagement opportunities, and career connections. Honorariums start at $3,000 with a term length of one year. Those interested in the position should contact amchq@maa.org.

  • MAA Award Nominations Due October 1!

    Last Call! If you have a colleague who has gone above and beyond, nominate them for an MAA Writing, Teaching, Service, or Research Award! Submissions are due by this Sunday, October 1.

  • MAA MathFest 2023 Recordings Have Arrived!

    Recordings are now available from MAA MathFest 2023. We hope you enjoy watching these amazing sesions!

  • Updates from the Community

    New job postings have arrived from the community!

    • Macalester College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Applied Mathematics beginning Fall 2024. Candidates must have or be completing a Ph.D. in (Applied) Mathematics or a closely related field. They must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, mentorship, and research in an undergraduate liberal arts environment. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members of historically marginalized groups. See https://www.macalester.edu/mscs/math-positions-2023-2024/. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by October 6, 2023.  
    • The Department of Mathematics at the University of California, Davis invites applications for one Assistant Professor (tenure-track) faculty position starting July 1, 2024. The Department is particularly interested in hiring in Scientific Computation, Data Science, and Numerical Analysis. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To guarantee full consideration, the application should be received by December 1, 2023. The application is available through UCRecruit @ https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF05910.  
    • The Department of Mathematics at California State University, Fresno (Fresno State) is seeking a tenure track Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education beginning in Fall 2024.  A Ph.D. in Mathematics Education, or a closely related field, with a strong background in mathematics, is required (ABD candidates will be considered).  The successful candidate will: (1) teach, supervise, and advise undergraduate (B.S.), graduate (M.S.), and credential students; (2) conduct research/scholarly activities (that lead to grants, presentations, and publications); and, (3) engage in service to the University and the community.  For more details please visit: 

      https://careers.fresnostate.edu/en-us/job/529943/mathematics-education-assistant-professor

  • Recordings of MAA MathFest 2023 are Almost Here!

    Want to revisit some of the great talks held at MAA MathFest 2023? Not able to attend this past summer? We are pleased to announce that recordings from MAA MathFest 2023 will be posted to the MAA YouTube Channel on September 26. Further information will be posted to maa.org and here on MAA Connect at that time!

  • Only a Few Weeks Left for AMC Early Registration!

    Early registration dates for the American Mathematics Competitions are coming soon! Sign up now before prices go up!

    Early registration deadlines:

    • AMC 10/12 A - Monday, September 18
    • AMC 10/12 B - Monday, September 25
    • AMC 8 - Monday, October 16

    See the full registration schedule here.

  • Job Postings from the Community

    Take a look at these new positions shared from your colleagues!

  • Congratulations to the MAA Outstanding Student Posters!

    Congratulations to the 2023 MAA Outstanding Student Posters from the Undergraduate Student Poster Session "Research in Motion" at MAA MathFest! This was an incredibly talented year for students. We had 21 posters declared to be Outstanding, with a further 21 Honorable Mentions. The Janet L. Andersen Award for Undergraduate Research in Mathematical or Computational Biology even had a three-way tie! Well done to everyone, it was an honor to watch you presenting your hard work!

    Visit our website to see each winner list and view the abstract book for the presentations.

  • MAA 2022 Impact Report Now Available!

    We are pleased to announce that the MAA's 2022 Impact Report is now available! Explore the latest achievements of our community and innovative programs you help to support year-round.

  • Congratulations to the Recipients of the 2023 MAA Awards!

  • Visit the MAA Pavilion at MAA MathFest!

    The MAA Pavilion always has something going on, and this year is no exception - whether it's a meet & greet with one of our award winners, learning about the new online member portal, or having fun with a Rubik's cube, there's something for everyone!

    So join us in the Exhibit Hall in the Tampa Convention Center: 

    Wednesday, August 2 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. 

    Thursday, August 3 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. 

    Friday, August 4 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

  • T-Shirt Design Contest Winner Announced!

    Congratulations to the winner of our T-Shirt Contest - John Martin of Santa Rosa Junior College, celebrating 50 years of membership with the Golden Section! This design will be on sale in the MAA Pavilion in Tampa while supplies last. Thank you to all contest participants for your creative submissions!

  • Join SIGMAA HOM for a Virtual Talk on June 2!

    Join SIGMAA HOM on June 2nd at 12 PM Eastern/9 AM Pacific for a discussion by Colm Mulcahy on "The Annals of Irish Mathematics: Trying to Track Four Centuries of Mathematical Activity." We look forward to seeing you there!
    Zoom link: https://pitzer.zoom.us/j/87140956747

  • Students, Don't Forget to Submit your Abstracts for this Year's Undergraduate Student Poster Session

    The MAA Undergraduate Student Poster Session returns for 2023 at MAA MathFest in Tampa, Florida! This session features research performed by undergraduate students. First-year graduate students are eligible to present if their research was completed while they were still undergraduates. Research by high school students can be accepted if the research was conducted under the supervision of a faculty member at a post-secondary institution.

    Appropriate content includes, but is not limited to, a new result, a new proof of a known result, a new mathematical model, an innovative solution to a Putnam problem, or a method of solution to an applied problem. Projects that are currently "in progress", but leading towards one of these outcomes are also welcome. Purely expository material is not appropriate for this session.

    The deadline for submission of abstracts is June 8, 2023. Early submissions are
    encouraged!

  • New Virtual Special Issue Available!

    The latest Virtual Special Issue is live now until September 2023! This special issue is all about the History of Math, and is comprised of a curated collection of papers from MAA journals.

  • Test Your Design Skills and Create the New MAA T-Shirt!

    The MAA is looking for creative designs for the new MAA t-shirt to be sold in Tampa at MAA MathFest! In the past, these shirts have been funny, mathematically sound, and worn with tremendous pride by our members. Past design winners have received a free shirt, recognition on MAA social media accounts, and royal bragging rights. This year’s selected designer will also win a $50 Amazon gift card! For more information and t-shirt submission requirements, click here!

  • MAA MathFest 2023 Early Bird Registration Rates Ending Soon!

    Registration for MAA MathFest is open! Take advantage of our steeply discounted early bird rates, which end on April 15th. 

  • MAA OPEN Math Summer Workshops - Register By April 19

    Join MAA this summer for our OPEN Math Summer Workshops, dedicated to building inclusive classrooms using evidence-based instructional practices from the MAA IP Guide. Don't miss out on this professional development opportunity!

  • Spring Virtual Programming has Sprung!

    Virtual programming has arrived once more! This season, all events are FREE though pre-registration is still required. Upcoming sessions include fun topics such as the intersections of mathematics with magic tricks or Japanese braiding. We hope you'll join us!

  • Job Openings with MAA Competitions Programs

    MOP Open Positions (1-month seasonal term; renewable): 

    We are looking for new leadership for Mathematics Olympiad Program (MOP) to include an Academic Director, Residential Director, and four Resident Assistants: 

    MOP Academic Director AoV 

    MOP Resident Director 

    MOP Resident Assistant 

    To apply for a MOP position: Send cover letter and resume to hr@maa.org

    AMC for ALL Committee (1-year term):  

    The AMC for All committee is creating access to equitable mathematics enrichment and problem-solving resources for teachers and students in under-resourced schools and under-represented communities. We are looking for support in the following areas: 

    Committee Member: 

    Industry professionals to collaboratively design deliverables such as DEI teacher training support, student learning strategies and math application, awards and recognition, engagement opportunities, and career connections. Honorariums start at $3,000 with a term length of one year. 

    Principal Investigator (PI): 

    The Principal Investigator will oversee, coordinate and manage the design and creation of committee deliverables. They will work closely with staff to ensure timelines are met and committee members are supported. Since the project deliverables are wide-ranging, it would beneficial for this person to be a seasoned professional in the K-12 DEI/education space. This position comes with an honorarium with a term length of one year.  

    To apply for a position with the AMC for All Committee, or submit a nomination, please contact amchq@maa.org

    Sliffe Committee Chair (3-year term): 

    With James Tanton stepping down from his position, we are seeking a new Sliffe Committee Chair by late spring. 

    The Edyth May Sliffe Awards for Distinguished Mathematics Teaching in Middle School and High School are given annually to middle and high school mathematics teachers who have done outstanding work to motivate students in mathematics, namely by participating in one of the MAA American Mathematics Competitions (AMC) competitions. 

    The Sliffe Committee Chair directs the process of selecting winners of the Edyth May Sliffe Awards given annually to individuals who use mathematical competitions to encourage, mentor, and involve students in the study of mathematics. At least 20 awards will be given each year. 

    To apply for this position, or to submit a nomination, please contact amchq@maa.org

  • Registration is Now Open for MAA MathFest 2023!

    Join us August 2 - 5, 2023 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida for MAA MathFest 2023! We are looking forward to seeing you!

  • MAA Connect now has a Mobile App!

    MAA Connect has gone mobile! For a great on-the-go supplement to your desktop, download the Connected Community app today! The app can be found in both the Apple and Google Play stores.