Mathematical Digest


Short Summaries of Articles about Mathematics
in the Popular Press

"The Job Market in Mathematics Enjoys a Rebound," by Gabriela Montell. The Chronicle of Higher Education, 6September 2001.

"The job market for Ph.D.'s in mathematics---which was depressed throughout the1990s---is in the midst of a major recovery, fueled mainly by facultyretirements," the article states. Jim Maxwell, Director of the AMS Meetingsand Professional Services Division, quotes surveys that show the number offaculty vacancies in math departments and the increased number of Ph.D.'s whohave found jobs in government and industry.

--- Annette Emerson