Department of Mathematics, The University of Arizona

Position ID: UA-PDRAI [#12492]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate I
Position Location: Tucson, Arizona 85721, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics or a related field
Application Deadline: none (posted 2018/09/11)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Arizona welcomes applications for Postdoctoral Research Associates. These are three-year postdoctoral positions (non-tenure eligible) with an appointment beginning in Fall 2019. The teaching commitment is nine units per year, which is the equivalent of three one-semester courses per academic year.

The department is seeking candidates with excellent research potential and a strong commitment to teaching, who will contribute to and benefit from the rich environment of the department. Members of the department create, communicate, and apply mathematics of the highest caliber through activities such as internationally recognized research and graduate education, award winning undergraduate programs, and extensive outreach to local schools. Over the last five years, a large percentage of the faculty has been awarded grants and contracts from external funding agencies, with total expenditures averaging about $2.8 million per year. Postdoctoral Research Associates will benefit from a robust program of professional development. The teaching commitment is nine units per year, which is the equivalent of three one-semester courses per academic year, as well as maintaining an active research program.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2018, and applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Candidates should identify up to three faculty as potential mentors, and explain how their research can both benefit from, and enhance, our research endeavors. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. by the time of appointment.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; and access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff, and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Further Info:
Department of Mathematics
617 N. Santa Rita Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85721

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