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Visiting Assistant Professor in Mathematics

Position overview

Position title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Anticipated start: 7/1/2022

Application Window

Open November 2nd, 2021 through Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position 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 2022-2023 (the number of positions is contingent upon available funding). The positions are open to applicants from all research areas in Mathematics. A Ph.D. in Mathematics or Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics is required by the starting date of the appointment in Fall 2022. The candidates must possess demonstrated competence in research and teaching. Preference is given to candidates with strong research synergy with existing programs. The teaching load is two courses per quarter, for a total of six quarterly courses per year. Each quarter is approximately 11 weeks. 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/JPF01494 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.

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.

Review of applications will commence on January 4, 2022, and proceed until position is filled. For full consideration, applicants should submit their complete applications before the above date.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

A Ph.D. in Mathematics or Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics is required by the starting date of the appointment in Fall 2022. The candidates must possess demonstrated competence in research and teaching.

Preferred qualifications

Preference is given to candidates with strong research synergy with existing programs.

Application 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 Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator 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.

  • Official Teaching Evaluations

Reference requirements
  • 4 letters of reference required

Please provide the contact information for a minimum of four references; 3 letters of recommendation on Research and 1 additional letter of recommendation on Teaching. You may request that your referees provide their letters (via AP Recruit) at the time of application (recommended). Upon review of applications, if the Search Committee wishes to review your reference letters and they are not already uploaded, they will reach out to your references via AP Recruit.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01494

Help contact: guadaluf@ucr.edu

Campus Information

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 candidates 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.

University of California COVID-19 Vaccination Program Policy
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Riverside, CA