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Faculty Hiring

Current Positions, 2019-2020

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 all areas of mathematics.
  • Full-time tenure-track or tenured appointments at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, 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 outstanding tenure-track faculty members at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, 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.
  • Full-time career-line, non-tenure-track, appointments at the level of Assistant Professor (Lecturer), Associate Professor (Lecturer), Professor (Lecturer) or Instructor (Lecturer). This is a 3-year renewable contract pending review and the needs of the department.
  • Three-year Burgess, Kollár, Tucker, and Wylie Assistant Professor (Lecturer) [postdoctoral] positions.
  • Three-year Instructor (Lecturer) [teaching postdoctoral] positions.
  • A non-tenure-track faculty member to teach at the University of Utah Asia Campus (UAC) in Incheon, South Korea. Please see our job posting at for specific details to apply for this position.

 All applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in Mathematics or a closely-related field. However, those interested in career-line, non-tenure-track Assistant, Associate, Professor, or Instructor (Lecturer) positions must have either a Masters’ degree, or Ph.D., in Mathematics or a closely-related field, as well as demonstrated evidence of successful teaching at a post-secondary level and related professional accomplishments.

The Carnegie Foundation has placed the University of Utah in their “highest research activity,”  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 Wasatch Mountains. This location offers unparalleled opportunities for outdoor recreation, with ten world-class ski resorts and five national parks within hours of the city. Salt Lake City is the center of a metropolitan area with a population of approximately one million residents, has extensive arts and cultural activities, and has a major international airport with a Delta Airlines hub and direct flights to most U.S. cities and direct international flights to Paris, London, Amsterdam, and Mexico City. The area has received international recognition for its new light rail system, foodie culture, downtown renewal, and increasing diversity. In 2017, U.S News and World report ranked Salt Lake City as the 10th best place to live in the nation.

Please see our website at for information regarding available positions and application requirements.  Applications must be completed through  Review of complete applications for tenure-track positions will begin on October 7, 2019, and will continue until the positions are filled.  Completed applications for postdoctoral positions received before January 1, 2020, 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: 9/27/19