California Institute of Technology, Mathematics/PMA

Position ID: Caltech-RAP [#12302]
Position Location: Pasadena, California 91125, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2018/12/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2018/08/14, finished 2019/06/16, listed until 2019/02/14)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics at the California Institute of Technology invites applications for Sherman Fairchild and Scott Russell Johnson Research Assistant Professorships in Mathematics, beginning September 2019.


Research Assistant Professorships in Mathematics will be offered to candidates within six years of having received their PhD who show strong research promise, preferably in one of the areas in which the Caltech Mathematics Faculty is currently active


  • Algebraic Geometry (MSC 14)/Number Theory (MSC 11)
  • Analysis (MSC 65)/Dynamics (MSC 37)

  • Combinatorics (MSC 5)

  • Finite and Algebraic Groups (MSC 20)

  • Geometry (MSC 51)/Topology (MSC 54)

  • Logic/Set Theory (MSC 3)

  • Mathematical Physics (MSC 34/35)


Initial appointments are for three years with a possible additional three-year terminal extension.   Appointees will be expected to fulfill teaching duties (two one-quarter courses per academic year), pursue their own research program, and be in residence even when not teaching.  Summer can be used for one month vacation, research and other scholarly activities. 


These positions will be offered if funds are available.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Caltech is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) go to

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Further Info:
California Institute of Technology
Mathematics Department
Attn: Search Committee
1200 E. California Blvd.
MC 253-37
Pasadena, CA 91125

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