Current Positions 2022-2023
The Department of Mathematics at the University of Utah invites applications for the following positions:
- A full-time tenure-track or tenured appointment at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor in Applied Mathematics, specifically in the Mathematics of Materials and related fields.
- Several 3-year, termed research postdoctoral positions that involve research and teaching. Successful applicants might also receive additional opportunities through the Cecil Edmund Burgess and R. Wiley endowed Instructorships, as well as individual faculty research.
- Several 3-year, termed teaching postdoctoral positions with focus on teaching and related activities. A successful candidate will be expected to teach six courses or equivalent per academic year. There will be opportunities for professional development activities.
- Several 3-year, termed postdoctoral positions in Pure Mathematics that involve research and teaching. This is in collaboration with the NSF Research Training Grant (RTG) “Algebra, Geometry and Topology at the University of Utah.” For more information on this grant see math.utah.edu/agtrtg2019/. Applicants to this RTG program must have a PhD in Mathematics or a closely related field and must be US citizens, nationals, or permanent residents. Outstanding candidates in all areas of pure mathematics will be considered.
- Several 3-year, termed postdoctoral positions in Applied Mathematics that involve research and teaching. This is in collaboration with the NSF Research Training Grant (RTG) “Optimization and Inversion for the 21st Century Workforce.” For more information on this grant see math.utah.edu/amrtg/. Applicants to this RTG program must have a PhD in Mathematics or a closely related field and must be US citizens, nationals, or permanent residents. Outstanding candidates in areas of optimization, inverse problems, mathematics of materials and fluids, and mathematical climate science, as well as related areas in data science, machine learning and statistics will be considered. Applications from other fields of applied mathematics may be considered as long as they fit in the overarching goals of the RTG.
- A 3-year, termed postdoctoral position funded by the ONR and the Department of Mathematics.This includes teaching, as well as research on partial differential equation models for sea ice, and their role in the climate system, with Distinguished Professor Ken Golden and colleagues. Applicants must have a PhD in Mathematics or a closely related field.
- A 1-year, termed postdoctoral position funded by NIH in Computational Modeling of Blood Clotting, to work with Professor Aaron Fogelson and his group on biophysical and biochemical modeling of normal and pathological aspects of blood clotting. The work is part of an ongoing and successful interdisciplinary and highly colalborative effort. Applicants must have a PhD in mathematics or a closely related field.
The anticipated start date is July 1, 2023.
Application Requirements. All applications, except those for the teaching postdoctoral positions, must include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and plans, a teaching statement, and four or more letters of recommendation, at least one of which must address the candidate’s teaching record. Applications for the teaching postdoctoral positions must include a cover letter that indicates how the position relates to the applicant’s overall career plans, a CV, 3 or more letters of recommendation, and a 1-2 page statement of teaching experience, goals and philosophy. All applicants are encouraged to address how they will support the department and institutional mission and vision in their materials.
All applications must be completed through MathJobs at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/UofUtah.
Review of complete applications for the tenure-track position will begin on December 1, 2022. Completed applications for postdoctoral positions received before January 1, 2023 will receive full consideration. Review of complete applications for the teaching postdoctoral positions will begin on December 15, 2022. Review of applications can continue beyond these deadlines until the positions are filled.
Ideal applicants would complement our existing research strengths, be effective educators, and contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment within the department and at the University of Utah.
The Carnegie Foundation has placed the University of Utah in their “highest research activity” category, and the University of Utah is the flagship institution of the Utah System of Higher Education. The University is located in Salt Lake City at the foot of the spectacular Wasatch Mountains. This location offers unparalleled opportunities for outdoor recreation, with nine world-class ski resorts within an hour of Salt Lake City, and five national parks only a few hours away. Salt Lake City is the center of the Wasatch Front metropolitan area, with a population of approximately 2.6 million residents. The city has extensive arts and cultural activities, and a major, newly renovated international airport, which serves as a principal Delta Airlines hub with direct flights to most U.S. cities, many cities in Canada and Mexico, as well as Paris, London, and Amsterdam. The area has received international recognition for its new light rail system, foodie culture, downtown renewal, increasing diversity, and welcoming culture. In 2017, U.S News and World report ranked Salt Lake City as the 10th best place to live in the nation.
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365. Additional information can be found at http://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/.
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
A diverse scholarly community stimulates innovation and educational excellence. The Department of Mathematics at the University of Utah works to maintain a respectful, inclusive, and supportive environment where everyone can flourish. We are actively working to increase our diversity and to promote belonging and community for all. We value constructive input and welcome feedback from our community.
To inquire about this posting:
Phone: (801) 581-8307