Excellence Assistant Professor of Mathematics
University of California San Diego, Department of Mathematics
United States

Excellence Assistant Professor of Mathematics


  • Physical Sciences - MATHEMATICS



Open date: August 27th, 2019
Next review date: Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.



The Department of Mathematics, within the Division of Physical Sciences at the University of California, San Diego, is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body and invites applications for an Excellence search, which includes tenure-track faculty positions. This is a broad search that is open to applicants from all areas of pure and applied mathematics and statistics. All positions are subject to availability of funding.


Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or a closely related field prior to their first quarter of teaching and demonstrated potential for a recognized program of excellence in both teaching and research. In addition, successful candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion in higher education. A successful candidate must have a well-articulated plan of contributing to programs that increase the access and success of underrepresented students and faculty in the sciences. We especially welcome candidates who have already participated in, contributed to, or created such programs. Candidates should present any previous experience having served as a role model in mentoring others. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to helping shape and expand the University’s diversity initiatives (http://diversity.ucsd.edu/).


Teaching in mathematics, and related topics, will be expected. Ideally, candidates will have skills and interest in teaching lecture courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels.


Candidates must receive their Ph.D. prior to their first quarter of teaching. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on UC pay scales. The starting date for the position is July 1, 2020. Review of applications will commence on October 15, 2019 and continue until positions are filled. Submit applications online through https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02195.


Complete applications will include the following:

  • AMS Standard Cover Sheet
  • Research Statement
  • Teaching Statement
  • Statement describing past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (see http://physicalsciences.ucsd.edu/faculty/contributions-to-diversity-statements.html for additional information on how to write this statement).
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Publications List
  • 3 Reference Letters – addressing research, teaching, and professional service (at least one letter should address teaching experience in some depth)

Information on contributions to diversity statements can be found at the following link:



For applicants interested in spousal/partner employment, please visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program at http://aps.ucsd.edu/services/pop/index.html.


The Department of Mathematics has multiple positions posted. Interested candidates must apply to each position for which they wish to be considered.


UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.



Document requirements

  • AMS Cover Sheet - AMS cover sheet available free on mathjobs.org

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

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

  • Publications List

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)


Reference requirements

  • 3-13 letters of reference required

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