University of Virginia, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: UVa-RTGRA2020 [#14981]
Position Title: RTG Research Associate
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Charlottesville, Virginia 22904, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2019/11/15help popup (posted 2019/10/23, listed until 2020/08/23)
Position Description:    

RTG Research Associate: The Department of Mathematics at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, invites applications for two RTG (Research Training Group) postdoctoral Research Associate positions, in the fields of geometry and topology. The successful candidates will be expected to conduct their own research, under supervision of a faculty mentor, and teach two courses per year. The candidates will receive a concurrent faculty appointment as Lecturer for the duration of the teaching assignment. The appointment begins with the fall term of 2020, with an anticipated start date of August 25, 2020.

Qualifications:

Applicants must be on track to receive a Ph.D. in the relevant field by May 2020 and must hold a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. Applicants must present evidence of outstanding accomplishments and promise in both research and teaching. Because of NSF rules, the position is restricted to US citizens, nationals, and permanent residents. In addition to teaching during the academic year, RTG Postdoctoral Research Associates will assist in supervision of a summer undergraduate research program for one or two summers during their appointment. All candidates whose research interests complement the strengths of the department's geometry/topology faculty will be considered. Preference will be given to candidates who have received their Ph.D. within the last three years.

Application Process:

Please apply at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UVAJobs/job/Charlottesville-VA/RTG-Research-Associate_R0011369. Complete an application online by attaching a cover letter which addresses (1) Areas of research interest; (2) Aims of future research; (3) Potential Collaborations/Projects at UVa; (4) Teaching experience. Also attach a curriculum vitae, and contact information for four references. In addition, please submit the following required documents electronically through www.MathJobs.org: Cover letter, AMS Standard Cover Sheet, curriculum vitae, a publication list, a description of research, and a statement about teaching interests and experience. The applicant must also have at least four letters of recommendation submitted, of which one must support the applicant's effectiveness as a teacher.

Application Deadline:

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2019; however, the position will remain open until filled. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. This position will also require an Education Verification (FSAKA).

All positions carry an initial appointment of one year, renewable for two additional years, contingent on performance.

For questions regarding the application process, please contact Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at rkh6j@virginia.edu

For additional information about the position contact: math-employment@virginia.edu

A competitive salary and benefits package is offered at University of Virginia. For more information on the benefits available to postdoctoral associates at UVA, visit postdoc.virginia.edu and hr.virginia.edu/benefits.

UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit https://dualcareer.virginia.edu/ For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see http://www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville and https://embarkcva.com/.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
http://math.virginia.edu/
434-924-4919
 
PO Box 400137
Department of Mathematics
Kerchof Hall
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4137

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