University of Utah, Department of Mathematics

The Carnegie Foundation has placed the University of Utah in their “highest research activity,”  and the University of Utah is the flagship institution of the Utah System of Higher Education. 

The University is located in Salt Lake City at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains. This location offers unparalleled opportunities for outdoor recreation, with ten world-class ski resorts and five national parks within hours of the city. Salt Lake City is the center of a metropolitan area with a population of approximately one million residents, has extensive arts and cultural activities, and has a major international airport with a Delta Airlines hub and direct flights to most U.S. cities and direct international flights to Paris, London, Amsterdam, and Mexico City. The area has received international recognition for its new light rail system, foodie culture, downtown renewal, and increasing diversity. In 2017, U.S News and World report ranked Salt Lake City as the 10th best place to live in the nation.

The Department of Mathematics invites applications for the following positions:

All applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in Mathematics or a closely-related field. However, those interested in career-line, non-tenure-track Assistant, Associate, Professor or Instructor  (Lecturer) positions must have either a Masters’ degree, or Ph.D., in Mathematics or a closely-related field, as well as demonstrated evidence of successful teaching at a post-secondary level and related professional accomplishments.

Please see our website at for information regarding available positions and application requirements.  Applications must be completed through  Review of complete applications for tenure-track positions will begin on October 7, 2019, and will continue until the positions are filled.  Completed applications for postdoctoral positions received before January 1, 2020, will receive full consideration. A complete application includes a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, and at least four letters of recommendation (at least one of which should address the applicant's teaching).


The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

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