University of California, Santa Barbara, Mathematics Department

Position ID: UCSB-ASSTASSOCPROF [#12620, JPF01341]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Level Faculty Position – Geometric Topology – Department of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Santa Barbara, California 93106-3080, United States [map]
Subject Area: Geometric Topology
Application Deadline: 2019/06/30help popup finished (2018/10/11, finished 2019/10/23, listed until 2019/06/30)
Position Description:    

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Assistant/Associate Level Faculty Position – Geometric Topology – Department of Mathematic

Applicants should apply through UC Recruit ONLY: 

Tenure Track or Tenured position in Mathematics 

The Department of Mathematics at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenure track / tenured faculty position at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019.

The Department is looking for exceptional individuals with particular emphasis in the area of Geometric Topology broadly construed, including geometric group theory, Higher Teichmuller Theory, and geometric structures on manifolds. 

UC Santa Barbara offers a unique environment where innovative, interdisciplinary, and foundational research is conducted in a collegial atmosphere. We are looking for candidates who have demonstrated exceptional promise through novel research, and with strong potential to interact with all colleagues most notably those in the area of Geometric Topology. 

Responsibilities of faculty members generally include teaching at undergraduate and/or graduate levels, recruitment, supervision, and mentor-ship of graduate students, participation in university service and professional activities, and the development of an actively funded research program of the highest quality. Applicants must have a PhD. or equivalent degree in Mathematics or a related field by the time of appointment in the position. A demonstrated record of excellence in research, and a record of (or potential for) outstanding teaching are desired. Successful candidates will have a record of collaborative research, and will be able to leverage synergies within the Mathematics Department and Division. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position. 
Applications should be submitted electronically, and must include: 

 • American Mathematical Society cover sheet available online at: 
 • Curriculum vitae 
 • Statement of research 
 • Statement of teaching philosophy 
 • Applicants will need to arrange for four letters of reference to be submitted electronically to the UC Recruit      website (at least one of which is directed towards teaching).

 • A Diversity Statement is encouraged but not required 

Applications received by November 15, 2018 will be given priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled. 

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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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University of California, Santa Barbara
Department of Mathematics
6607 South Hall M/c 3080
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-3080
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