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Faculty Hiring

Current Positions, 2017-2018

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

Applicants should have earned a Ph.D. in Mathematics or a closely related field. The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City, the hub of a large metropolitan area with excellent cultural facilities and unsurpassed opportunities for outdoor recreation only a few minutes drive away. Additional information about the Department can be found at 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 Applications will be reviewed as soon as they are complete. The review process may begin as early as November 15, 2017.

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


Review of complete applications for tenure-track positions will begin on October 23, 2017, and will continue until the positions are filled.
Completed applications for postdoctoral positions received before January 1, 2018, will receive full consideration.

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.

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: 11/13/17