Moncrief Endowed Faculty Positions Program FAQ

Last Updated: June 15, 2016

What is the schedule for the hiring process?

The hiring process will continue until all nine positions are filled. It is possible that the search will continue over several years.

When will interviews begin?

Interviews began in late spring 2009.

What is the deadline for submitting applications?

Currently, there is no deadline.

What is the required length for the research statement and teaching interests?

There is no limit.

What are the research areas in which you will be hiring?

  1. computational materials
  2. computational mathematics
  3. computational medicine
  4. predictive science and uncertainty quantification
  5. structural bioinformatics

When should I expect a negative or positive answer?

When the committee reviews the applicants, applicants will be notified immediately if they are not selected. However, the review process may be extensive.

Should I reapply if I have additional publications after I have submitted my application?

Please DO NOT update or reapply. The committee will request additional publications, paperwork, etc. if there is interest.

Do ICES Core Faculty have appointments in academic departments?

Yes. All ICES Core Faculty who are hired under this initiative will have a teaching position in an academic department with a regular teaching and advising load. Faculty hired under this initiative will also be expected to teach ICES courses in CSEM. ICES is not an academic department - it is an interdisciplinary research institute with participating faculty from various departments. However, ICES has a degree program in CSEM.

Are these tenured faculty positions?

These are tenured and tenure-track positions.

Should I submit letters of recommendation or should I ask my references to submit the letters of recommendation?

Please DO NOT submit letters of recommendation, and please DO NOT ask anyone to submit them on your behalf. If you are considered for the position, the committee will request letters of recommendation from the list of references.

Are these faculty positions nine months or twelve months?

The positions are nine month academic positions.