University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: UIUC-2122ASSTPROFAPLDMATH [#18382, F2100148]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Applied Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Urbana, Illinois 61801, United States [map]
Subject Area: Applied Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2021/11/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/09/28, finished 2022/05/21, listed until 2021/11/15)
Position Description:   URMs  

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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Applied Mathematics 
Department of Mathematics 
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for one or more full-time tenure-track faculty. We welcome applications with research interests in applied mathematics, and particularly encourage applications in mathematical biology, topological data analysis, quantum information theory, mathematics and climate science, and numerical analysis. Successful candidates are expected to teach effectively at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, initiate and carry out independent research, and provide service to the department, the university and the profession. Applicants are required to have (or expected to receive) a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Mathematics or a related field. Target start date is August 16, 2022. Salary and teaching load are competitive.  

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Applications should be submitted electronically through  A complete application must include the AMS Standard Cover Sheet for Academic Employment, curriculum vitae including email address, a publication list, a research statement, and the names and contact information for three professional references. An additional reference addressing teaching is strongly recommended. It is strongly suggested that reference letter writers upload their letters before the deadline. Reference letter writers should submit their letters online through If they are unable to do so, they may send their letters to the following address: 

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 
Department of Mathematics 
Caitie Bruning RE: Faculty Search 
1409 W. Green Street 
Urbana, Illinois 61801 
United States of America 
Telephone: 217-333-3351 
Applications received by November 15, 2021 will receive full consideration.  Questions about the position or application procedures may be directed to Caitie Bruning,   

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