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The Departments of Mathematics and Biology invite applications at the level of Associate or Full Professor for the Calabi-Simons Chair in Mathematics and Biology. This is a permanent endowed chair for which we are seeking an exceptionally accomplished mathematical biologist, particularly in the fields of Probability Theory and Evolution. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Mathematics and Biology and conducting research in the field. The chair-holder will help build excellence in this field at Penn and strengthen links between the Mathematics and Biology departments. The Simons Foundation provides generous programmatic funds, which could support graduate students and postdoctoral fellows as well as seminars and conferences.

Applications should be submitted online through and include the following items: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, and a publication list.

Review of applications will begin July 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. It is anticipated that the position will start July 1, 2018.

The Departments of Mathematics and Biology are strongly committed to Penn's Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more information see: ). The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.