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Assistant Professor of Pure Mathematics

Recruitment Period

Open October 11th, 2018 through June 30th, 2019


The Department of Mathematics at the University of California, Riverside invites applicants for one faculty position beginning July 1, 2019. Applications are welcome from those in all areas of Pure Mathematics with strong synergy with its current programs. Preference is given to analysis and topology. Minorities and members of underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply. This academic-year position is intended for the level of tenure-track assistant professor.

A PhD in Mathematics is required. Applicants are expected to have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching, normally including major contributions beyond the doctoral dissertation. Responsibilities of this position include teaching undergraduate and graduate-level courses and seminars, conducting scholarly research and participation in departmental and university service activities. Established criteria of the University of California will determine the salary and the level of appointment.

Applicants should apply at to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including a list of publications), individual statements of research, teaching, and (optionally) copies of teaching evaluations. A statement addressing the candidate’s past and potential future contributions to promote academic diversity must be included. In addition, applicants should request that a minimum of three letters of recommendation on research and one additional letter of recommendation on teaching be submitted through this site. Evaluation of applications will begin on December 10, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applicants should submit their complete applications by the above date.

For more information about the position, please contact Dr. Wee Liang Gan, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Riverside: For inquiries regarding the application process, please contact Mary Stuart, Academic Personnel, at

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, such as engagement with diverse populations of students, role modeling and mentoring is a preferred qualification. For more information about UC’s commitment to diversity, please visit

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.

Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

Job location

Riverside, CA


Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Publication List

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service.

  • Teaching Evaluations (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 4-6 letters of reference required

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