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Visiting Assistant Professor

Recruitment Period

Open December 20th, 2019 through Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Description

Visiting Assistant Professor Positions

University of California, Riverside Department of Mathematics

Applications are invited for multiple Visiting Assistant Professor positions for the academic year 2020-2021 (the number of positions is contingent upon available funding). The positions are open to applicants from all research areas in Mathematics. A PhD in Mathematics or PhD in Applied Mathematics is required by the starting time of the appointment. Preference is given to candidates with strong research synergy with existing programs. The teaching load is two courses per quarter (each quarter is about 11 weeks), for a total of six courses per year. In addition to teaching, the applicants will be responsible for attending advanced seminars and working on research projects.

This is initially a one-year appointment and is renewable for up to a third year term. If a decision for reappointment is made, it will be based on an assessment of the candidate’s demonstrated competence in research, teaching and other assigned duties that may include University and community service. Course evaluations and student comments are considered. Other evidence of teaching excellence may also be considered, if available.

Applicants should log on to https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF01227 to submit their cover letter, curriculum vitae, Statement of Research, Statement of Teaching, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, a list of publications, recent official teaching evaluations, and a minimum of 4 letters of recommendation. One of the letters must address the applicant's teaching explicitly. Review of applications will commence on February 15, 2020, and proceed until position is filled. For full consideration, applicants should submit their complete applications by the above date.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Inquiries about the position (not applications) can be sent to mathfacultyrecruitment@ucr.edu. For inquiries regarding the application process, please contact Guadalupe Figueroa, Academic Personnel, at guadalupe.figueroa@ucr.edu.

Job location

Riverside, CA

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Contributions to Diversity,” we ask applicants to describe their past and potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every academic member at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Teaching Evaluations - Recent Official Teaching Evaluations

Reference requirements
  • 4-5 letters of reference required