The Profession

The Profession Build a career, find data on the mathematics community, locate mathematicians, and learn more about funding, prizes, and special opportunities for students and professionals. The AMS works hard to maintain the most current information to help you build or enhance a career centered on mathematics. Find information for students, jobseekers, faculty, and other mathematics professionals, and explore the many ways in which the AMS can assist you with your career and professional growth.

Employment Services

Seeking a professional position in the mathematical sciences? For those holding a Ph.D., or hiring at that level, there are several services to choose from. Those holding bachelor's or master's degrees will benefit from searching the job ads.

Data on the Profession

The Annual Survey and various other sources of data keep you up to date on the latest statistics about mathematics education, PhD production, faculty size and salaries, and employment trends.

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Prizes and Awards

AMS prizes and awards recognize outstanding achievement in mathematical research, exceptional public service in support of research and education in the mathematical sciences, and significant contributions to the public understanding of mathematics.

Fellows of the American Mathematical Society

The Fellows of the American Mathematical Society program recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics.

For Department Leaders

If you are leading a department of mathematical sciences, the AMS offers:

  • Workshops where you can meet your peers and discuss common problems
  • Ways to advance the interests of your faculty and students
  • Help with the job of dealing with administration officials unfamiliar with the culture of the mathematics community

Careers in Mathematics

Students, and those who guide them, can explore possible math careers and the programs and services available to high school students, undergraduates, and graduate students.

Contact the AMS for help with professional services at 800-321-4267, ext. 4096 or submit an inquiry.

Funding Opportunities

Learn about funding opportunities from the AMS and other sources, including travel grants, fellowships, grants supporting education initiatives, and more.

Interact + Engage + Connect

Check out the variety of AMS blogs, written by and for the mathematical community.