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Visiting Assistant Professor

Recruitment Period

Open November 21st, 2018 through June 30th, 2019

Description

Applications are invited for multiple Visiting Assistant Professor positions for the academic year 2019-2020 (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/JPF01047 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. Evaluation of applications will begin January 24, 2019 and continue until the positions are filled. University regulations and laws concerning confidentiality govern all letters of recommendation (see Academic Personnel Manual APM-160 http://www.ucop.edu/academic- personnel/_files/apm/apm-160.pdf).

Inquiries about the position (not applications) can be sent to mathfacultyrecruitment@ucr.edu. For inquiries regarding the application process, please contact Eric Chong, Academic Personnel, at eric.chong@ucr.edu.

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.

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.

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 Contributions to Diversity - 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

  • List of Publications

Reference requirements
  • 4-5 letters of reference required

How to apply

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  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. If any, provide required reference information
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