Current Positions, 2016-2017

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

  • Full-time tenure-track or tenured appointments at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in all areas of statistics. These positions are part of a University-wide cluster hiring effort in statistics, with particular emphasis in mathematics, computer science, and bioengineering. Successful candidates will have strong interdisciplinary interests.

  • Full-time tenure-track or tenured appointments at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in all areas of mathematics.

  • Full time tenure-track or tenured appointments at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Mathematics, and Affiliated Faculty, Center for Science and Mathematics Education (CSME) University of Utah. The Department seeks a research mathematician with a deep interest in issues of mathematics education. The successful candidate will have a record of research typical of other faculty in the Department of Mathematics at similar rank. He or she will lead the mathematics education group in the Department and, in particular, maintain oversight of mathematical content courses for future teachers. Other duties include interfacing with math and science education faculty in the College of Science and the College of Education, as well as working closely with the staff of the CSME.

    A parallel search in mathematics education is being conducted by the Department of Education, Culuture, and Society. For more details, please click here.

  • The University of Utah's Department of Mathematics, in conjunction with the Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute, is seeking to hire an outstanding tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level in the area of computational and applied mathematics. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise and an excellent research record in scientific computing, uncertainty quantification, and/or mathematical data science. These areas reflect our strong research reputation in scientific visualization, image analysis, and interdisciplinary scientific computing within the SCI Institute. Information about the SCI Institute can be found at Please submit (in PDF format): a cover letter specifying which of the above areas fit your research interests, a curriculum vitae, publication list, a research goals statement, a teaching goals statement, and the names and addresses of at least four references submitted through

  • Three-year Burgess, Scott, Tucker, and Wylie Assistant Professor Lecturer positions.

  • Research Training Group (RTG) postdoctoral positions in Algebraic Geometry and Topology.

Applications for these positions must be completed through the website, and will be accepted until the position(s) have been filled. Review of complete applications for tenure-track positions will begin on November 1, 2016, and will continue until the positions are filled. Completed applications for postdoctoral positions received before January 1, 2017, will receive full consideration.

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