C. L. E. Moore instructor

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The job title of C. L. E. Moore instructor is given by the Math Department at Massachusetts Institute of Technology to recent math Ph.D.s hired for their promise in pure mathematics research. The instructors are expected to do both teaching and research. Past C. L. E. Moore instructors include John Nash, Walter Rudin, Elias Stein, as well as three Fields medal winners: Paul Cohen, Daniel Quillen, and Curtis T. McMullen. The current collection of MIT faculty with this title may be found here.

The instructorships are named after Clarence Lemuel Elisha Moore (1876–1931), who was a mathematics professor, specializing in geometry, at MIT from 1904 until his death.

Past holders of the position include Tom Apostol, Kefeng Liu, Sheldon Axler, Alexander Braverman, Egbert Brieskorn, Felix Browder, Paul Cohen, Charles C. Conley, Caterina Consani Nils Dencker, George Duff, Lawrence Ein, John Forbes Nash Jr., Daniel S. Freed, Harry Furstenberg, John Garnett, Mark Goresky, Helen G. Grundman, Joe Harris, Sigurður Helgason, Lars Hesselholt, Eleny Ionel, Vadim Kaloshin, Yael Karshon, Alexander Kechris, Anthony Knapp, Nancy Kopell, Irwin Kra, Kefeng Liu, Matilde Marcolli, Kevin McCrimmon, Curtis McMullen, William Messing, Emmy Murphy, Irena Peeva, Daniel Quillen, Daniel G. Rider, Walter Rudin, Robert Rumely, James Serrin, William Shaw, Joseph H. Silverman, James Simons, Isadore M. Singer, Hart F. Smith, Karen E. Smith, George Springer, Richard P. Stanley, James D. Stasheff, Elias Stein, Robert Strichartz, Alessandro Figà Talamanca, Shang-Hua Teng, Edward Thorp, Douglas Ulmer, Akshay Venkatesh, Robert Thomason, Chelsea Walton, Gerard Washnitzer, Alan Weinstein, and Zhiwei Yun.

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