University of Virginia, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: UVa-WRAL2023 [#20843, R0039861]
Position Title: Whyburn Research Associate and Lecturer
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Charlottesville, Virginia 22904, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: 2022/11/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/09/27, finished 2023/05/20, listed until 2023/07/27)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, invites applications for two Whyburn Research Associate and Lecturer postdoctoral positions. The successful candidates will be expected to conduct their own research, under supervision of a faculty mentor, and teach three courses per year. The appointment begins with the fall term of 2023, with an anticipated start date of August 22, 2023.

We actively encourage applications of racial and ethnic minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, individuals who identify with LGBTQ+ communities, individuals from lower-income backgrounds, and/or first-generation college graduates.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or a closely related field by the start date. Applicants must present evidence of outstanding accomplishments and promise in both research and teaching. All candidates whose research interests complement the strengths of the department's current faculty will be considered. Preference will be given to applicants in Operator Algebras and Functional Analysis, Topology, and Number Theory, but opportunities will be given to all fields. In addition, preference will be given to candidates who have received their Ph.D. within the last three years.

Application Process: Please apply at and 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, including how you work to create an inclusive classroom environment. Also attach a curriculum vitae, and contact information for four references. Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the CV box.

In addition, please submit the following required documents electronically through 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.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2022; 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 satisfactory performance.

For questions regarding the application process, please contact Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at

For additional information about the position contact: 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 and

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The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, 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 or expression, 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:
email address
PO Box 400137
Department of Mathematics
Kerchof Hall
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4137