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December 5, 2019

Position at U. C. Riverside

Posted by John Baez

The Department of Mathematics at the University of California, Riverside invites application to a faculty position at the full professor level in the general area of pure mathematics. The successful candidate is expected to fill the F. Burton Jones Chair in Pure Mathematics. The search seeks candidates with national and international recognition, an outstanding research track record and outlook, a strong record in mentoring and teaching, and leadership in promoting diversity and serving the professional community.

A PhD in mathematics is required. It is expected that at UCR, the candidate will lead a rigorous research program, will develop and teach graduate and undergraduate courses, will advise and mentor graduate and undergraduate students, will vigorously promote diversity, and will engage in both campus and professional service activities.

A start-up package will be provided. The F. Burton Jones endowment fund will be made available to support the candidate’s research and mentoring activities. This position will start between July 1, 2020 and July 1, 2021.

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, a full curriculum vita, a statement of research, a statement of teaching, official teaching evaluations and a statement on contribution to promoting diversity. In addition, applicants should provide contact names and addresses for four or five references on the candidate’s research, and one reference on the candidate’s teaching and mentoring. All application materials must be submitted through AP Recruit online at:

Review of applications will commence on May 1, 2020, and proceed until position is filled. For full consideration, applicants should submit their complete applications by April 30, 2020.

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.

Advancement through the Professor ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 3-5 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.


Document requirements:

Cover Letter

Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

Statement of Research

Statement of Teaching

Official Teaching Evaluation

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.

Reference requirements

5-6 required (contact information only)

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