The Profession

The ProfessionBuild 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.


Free Online Lectures and Seminars. A listing of upcoming and recorded online mathematical sciences seminars around the world.

Student Pathways. Resources for secondary, college, and graduate students those who guide them.

Faculty Pathways in Higher Education. Programs and resources on teaching, research, and development in the professional community.

Teaching, Learning, and EDI. Webinars for those teaching mathematics and striving for equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Careers in Business, Industry, and Government (BIG). Workshops, webinars, and other resources on developing readiness for careers beyond academia.

Content Delivery, Publications, and Access. Workshops and resources for faculty, publishers, editors, and others who disseminate research and develop learning tools for mathematics.

Leadership. Publications, workshops, data, and guidance for department leaders.


Employment Services. For those hiring and looking for jobs in academics and industry.

Postdoctoral Job Offer Coordination Deadline. U.S. departments that have formally adopted an agreement to coordinate their earliest deadline for responding to postdoc job offers.

Academic Recruitment and Hiring Data. View trends in U.S. mathematical sciences departments related to faculty recruitment, hiring, and attrition.

Data on the Profession

The Mathematical and Statistical Sciences Annual Survey. Information collected each year from departments in the mathematical sciences at U.S. four-year colleges and universities about mathematics education, PhD production, faculty size and salaries, and employment trends.

Other sources of data. Special reports on issues facing the mathematical community.

Conference Board of Mathematical Sciences (CBMS). A national survey of undergraduate mathematical and statistical sciences in four-year and two-year colleges and universities.

Directory of Institutions. Arranged by locations.

Annual Survey Grouping of Doctoral Departments.

Government Data Sources.

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.

Funding Opportunities

Travel Grants. Funding that emphasizes and aims to facilitate the importance of research interaction and collaboration in mathematics.

Fellowships and Scholarships. Opportunities to expand your skills and support your research.

Education Initiatives. Pre-college, undergraduate, and graduate education programs that nurture mathematical talent.

Mathematical Opportunities. Search or list community offerings for students and professionals.

Interact + Engage + Connect

AMS blogs. Written by and for the mathematical community.

Mathematics Calendar. Publish and view upcoming worldwide mathematical science events.

Contact us

Contact the AMS Programs department for help with professional services at 800-321-4267, ext. 4060 or submit an inquiry.