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Department of Mathematics

Application Process

A complete application consists of

(a)  A short 2 page CV of the faculty member applying to be the FURST mentor

(b)  A short description of the faculty’s research interests, including a few potential research questions the faculty would like to collaborate on with other FURST faculty

(c)  A description of a couple of potential research projects for students. The projects should be related to the research area/topic to which the FURST team is applying, and will be discussed and presented by the FURST students several times during the immersion phase.

(d)  A letter of commitment from the faculty’s administration stating that the faculty member will get a full course buyout in the fall of 2015 in order to be able to continue supervising the FURST students in their research, and help them complete their projects.

All competed applications should be submitted electronically to

Application deadline: January 31, 2015.