University of Utah, Department of Mathematics

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

  • Tenure-Track or Tenured faculty position in pure Mathematics at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2021. Qualified applicants in Algebraic Geometry and closely related fields are encouraged to apply. 
  • Three-year postdoctoral positions (Lecturer, career-line). All areas of strengths of the department will be considered. A Ph.D. in Mathematics or a closely related field is required by August 20, 2021.
Outstanding candidates in all areas of strength of the department may also be considered. Ideal candidates would complement our existing strengths, show promise as effective educators, and contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment within the department and at the University of Utah.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or a closely related field, a demonstrated record of excellent research and dedication to teaching and mentoring.

Review of applications for tenure-track positions will begin on the 15th of November 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Completed applications for postdoctoral positions received before January 1, 2021, will receive full consideration and will continue until the position(s) is filled.
 
Applications must include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and plans, a teaching statement, a statement of commitment and contributions to diversity and inclusion, and four or more letters of recommendation one of which should address the  candidate’s teaching experience.

Applications should be submitted using this link https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/UofUtah  

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.


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.



  1. [PD] all areas of mathematics, 3 Year Assistant Professor/Lecturer Position
  2. [TTRACK] all areas of pure mathematics, Tenure Track Position

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