Higher School of Economics, International Faculty Recruitment

Position ID: 2848-MATH [#21576]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Moscow, Moscow City 101000, Russian Federation [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2023/01/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/11/17, listed until 2023/01/15)
Position Description:    

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Faculty of Mathematics Higher School of Economics

The Faculty of Mathematics of the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia invites applications for full-time, tenure-track positions of Assistant Professor in Mathematics. Knowledge of Russian is an asset but not required as teaching may be conducted in English. All areas of Pure Mathematics will be considered.

About the Faculty of Mathematics

HSE University is the only Russian university to rank among the top 75 universities worldwide in the Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects in Mathematics and QS ranking.

The Faculty of Mathematics was opened in 2008. Since then, it has become a leading place in Russia for attracting researchers in Mathematics and mathematical students. The Faculty has Bachelors, Masters and Ph.D. programs in Mathematics and Mathematical Physics.

Among our faculty members are distinguished researchers, including 17 invited ICM speakers; we have the best concentration in Russia of highly motivated students majoring in mathematics.


The general requirements for the tenure track positions are the following:

Candidates must hold a recent PhD in the field of mathematics received before starting work at HSE in a relevant field by an internationally recognized university and has been assessed by external reviewers as having the potential to pursue research that is publishable in leading peer-reviewed journals; Teaching experience at leading foreign universities is desirable; Knowledge of Russian is not required as research and teaching are both conducted in English. Therefore, fluent English is obligatory The successful candidate is expected to conduct high-quality research publishable in reputable peer-reviewed journals with research support provided by the University.


Tenure track positions are only available on a full-time, residential basis.

Overall, appointments are usually made for an initial three-year period (starting September 2023) and, upon successful completion of an interim review, contracts are normally extended for a further three years until the tenure review.

HSE University provides excellent opportunities for international faculty. For instance, we can offer a competitive salary (indexed to inflation annually and subject to a 13% flat income tax), health insurance, travel support, research support and other benefits. Since there is a key focus on generating high quality research, the teaching load of newly hired faculty is relatively low. All individual terms of employment will be reflected in the offer letter.

Application Process

Applications must be submitted online. Please provide a CV, a statement of research interest and a recent research paper submitted via an online application form. At least two letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the Review Committee at International Faculty Recruitment at iri@hse.ru before the application deadline.

The deadline for the applications is January 15, 2023

If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact the International Faculty Recruitment Office at iri@hse.ru

We are not accepting applications for this job through Mathjobs.Org right now. Please apply at https://iri.hse.ru/ru/TTMathematicsAP23 .
Contact: Maria Dzhabieva
Postal Mail:
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Web Page: https://www.hse.ru/en/