University of California, Santa Cruz, Mathematics Department

Position ID: UCSC-AP [#14944, JPF00765]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Santa Cruz, California 95064, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematics: Number Theory/Math Cryptography
Application Deadline: 2019/12/09help popup finished (2019/10/21, finished 2020/05/08, listed until 2020/06/30)
Position Description:    

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RECRUITMENT PERIOD Open date: October 9th, 2019 Next review date: Monday, Dec 9, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee. Final date: Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled. DESCRIPTION The Mathematics Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz invites applications for a position in Number Theory/Math Cryptography at the Assistant Professor (tenure-track) level. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the undergraduate and graduate degree programs, teach, mentor and advise students at the graduate and undergraduate level individually and in the classroom, and undertake service obligations for the department and campus consistent with a ladder-rank faculty member. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to research and professional leadership, and must be able to work with students, faculty, and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. We seek colleagues who will interact and collaborate with faculty from our Department as well as build connections with researchers in other STEM departments on campus such as Physics or Applied Mathematics.

UC Santa Cruz is a Hispanic-Serving Institution with a high proportion of first-in-family undergraduate students. We welcome candidates who understand the barriers facing women and minorities who are underrepresented in higher education careers (as evidenced by life experiences and educational background), and who are concerned about equity and diversity with respect to teaching, mentoring, research, life experiences, or service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.

ACADEMIC TITLE Assistant Professor

SALARY Commensurate with qualifications and experience; academic year (nine-month basis).

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS A PhD or equivalent foreign degree in mathematics or a closely related field, degree requirements expected to be completed no later than June 30, 2020; demonstrated record of research and teaching.

POSITION AVAILABLE July 1, 2020, with academic year beginning September 2020. Degree requirements must be completed by June 30, 2020 for employment beyond that date.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Applications are accepted via the UC Santa Cruz Academic Recruit online system; all documents and materials must be submitted as PDFs.

APPLY AT Please refer to Position # JPF00765-20 in all correspondence.

Reference Requirement Applications must include confidential letters of recommendation* (a minimum of 4 are required and a maximum of 7 will be accepted). At least one letter must address teaching experience and ability. Please note that your references, or dossier service, will submit their confidential letters directly to the UC Recruit System.

*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UC Santa Cruz’s confidentiality statement at

RECRUITMENT PERIOD Full consideration will be given to applications completed by December 9, 2019. Applications received after this date will be considered only if the position has not been filled.

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, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Inquiries regarding the University’s equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 or by phone at (831) 459-3676.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check (see More information is available at the APO website (see or call (831) 459-4300.

UCSC is a smoke & tobacco-free campus

If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Academic Personnel Office at (831) 459-4300.

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Our institution is committed to addressing the spousal and partner employment needs of our candidates and employees. As part of this commitment, our institution is a member of the Northern California Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (NorCal HERC). Visit the NorCal HERC website at to search for open positions within a commutable distance of our institution

JOB LOCATION Santa Cruz, CA REQUIREMENTS Document requirements Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

Cover Letter

Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service. See guidelines at:

Statement of Research

Statement of Teaching

Reference requirements 4-7 letters of reference required

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Contact: Kathryn Baldwin, 831-459-4369, 831-459-3260 (fax)
Postal Mail:
Mathematics Department
4111 McHenry Building Room 4111
UC Santa Cruz
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064
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