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Faculty Hiring

Current Positions 2021-2022

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Utah invites applications for the following positions:

  • Full-time tenure-track or tenured appointments at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor in applied mathematics. Outstanding candidates in all areas of applied mathematics will be considered.
  • Full-time tenure-track or tenured appointments at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor in pure mathematics. Outstanding candidates in all areas of pure mathematics will be considered.
  • Non-tenure-track appointments at the level of Assistant Professor (Lecturer) or Research Assistant Professor. These are 3-year, termed [postdoctoral] positions.
  • Instructor (Lecturer) positions. These are 3-year termed non-tenure-track teaching positions.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow position working on a project focused on building and testing data-driven models of dynamics of cancer cell interactions in systems ranging from the laboratory to patients. The postdoctoral researcher will be working with Professor Fred Adler who is a leader in the development of modeling methods that link across biological disciplines. Application details about these positions can be found on our job posting with MathJobs ( Applications will be reviewed beginning December 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about this position can be directed to the PI, Professor Fred Adler
  • Postdoctoral Associate positions working on problems concerning the physiology and pathology of blood clotting. These are one-year, potentially renewable, non-faculty appointments working with Professor Aaron Fogelson. A PhD in mathematics, chemical or biomedical engineering, systems biology, scientific computing, or a related field is required. Start dates from Spring 2022 to Fall 2022 are possible. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until positions are filled. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by December 21, 2021. For further information about these positions or to indicate your interest in them, please contact Professor Aaron Fogelson, Application details about these positions can be found on our job posting with MathJobs

Applications must be completed through  Review of complete applications for tenure-track positions will begin on November 1, 2021.  Completed applications for postdoctoral positions received before January 1, 2022 will receive full consideration. Completed applications for the instructor positions submitted on or before December 15, 2021 will receive full consideration. Review of applications can continue beyond these deadlines until the positions are filled.

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, has extensive arts and cultural activities, and has 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

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.

To inquire about this posting:
Phone: (801) 581-8307

Last Updated: 12/1/21