The Mathematics Department at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, invitesapplications for the William R. Davis '68 Distinguished Chair in Mathematics. An initial appointment of one year is anticipated, with the possibility of renewal for an additional year.Holders of the Distinguished Chair could be career academics (possibly on sabbatical) withstrong research programs, up-and-coming postdocs who are rising stars in their disciplines,researchers at government labs or agencies, technical leaders in industry, or other exceptional candidates. The Distinguished Chair is expected to be an active participant in the department. Their involvement might include mentoring midshipmen and faculty, or developing our research and teaching capabilities, particularly in their field of specialization. The Distinguished Chair will teach one course per semester, perhaps co-teaching advanced classes in their field alongside USNA faculty members. While any area of expertise will be considered, the department is particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to our programs in operations research, statistics, data science, econometrics, or applied mathematics. Candidates are directed to our official job posting at https://www.usna.edu/HRO/jobinfo/DavisDVP-AY20.php for details about the position and requirements (including US citizenship and a background investigation). Applicationreview will begin on January 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.