The Michael Atiyah Chair in Mathematics

The American University of Beirut
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The Michael Atiyah Chair in Mathematics, the American University of Beirut:
The American University of Beirut is seeking candidates for the newly established Michael Atiyah Chair in Mathematics. Candidates for the Atiyah Chair should have made distinguished contributions in one or more fields of mathematical science. Applications from candidates who work in the areas of mathematics and theoretical physics influenced by Michael Atiyah will be particularly welcome.
The Atiyah Chair Professor will be expected to develop research activity in the mathematical sciences in the widest sense, encourage collaboration and interaction between all departments in AUB in which mathematics plays a role, and encourage international links with the mathematical community world-wide. The Candidate is expected to offer graduate and undergraduate courses and supervise research in relevant fields. Depending on areas of expertise, the Chair Professor may have a joint appointment in more than one Department.
Competitive salary and benefit packages will be offered to successful candidates. Applications should include a current CV, a detailed statement of research and teaching plans, and the names and addresses of at least three references. Applications should be sent electronically to (, addressed to: The Atiyah Chair Search Committee, the American University of Beirut. Review of applications will begin February 28, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled. Information on the American University of Beirut can be found at The American University of Beirut is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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