University of California, Santa Cruz, Mathematics Department

Position ID: UCSC-VAP [#15200, JPF00777]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Santa Cruz, California 95064, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2020/01/06 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/11/13, finished 2020/05/08, listed until 2020/06/30)
Position Description:    

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Open date: November 8th, 2019

Next review date: Monday, Jan 6, 2020 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 (UCSC) expects to have one or more Visiting Assistant Professorships subject to availability of funding. We welcome applications from candidates whose field of research aligns well with the Department’s research activities. Current areas of research can be found at

Under the direction of the Mathematics Department Chair, the Visiting Assistant Professor will 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. The successful candidate must be able to work with students, faculty, and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service.

ACADEMIC TITLE Visiting Assistant Professor

SALARY Commensurate with qualifications and experience.


PhD (or equivalent foreign degree) in Mathematics or closely related field. It is expected that the degree requirement will be completed by August 31, 2020. Record of research (established prior or post degree) Record of teaching college level Mathematics

POSITION AVAILABLE July 1, 2020, with fall quarter beginning September 26, 2020. Appointments are contingent upon availability of funding. Degree requirement must be completed by August 31, 2020 for employment effective September 26 , 2020 and beyond.

DURATION OF POSITION Initial appointment will be full-time for one year, with the possibility of reappointment. Should the hiring unit propose reappointment; a review to assess performance will be conducted. Reappointment is also contingent upon the availability of funding.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system. All documents and materials must be submitted as PDFs.

APPLY AT Please refer to Position # JPF00777-20T in all correspondence.


- Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and interest in the position (required) - Curriculum vitae (required) - Statement that addresses past or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service (required) See [UCSC guidelines on diversity statements]( - Statement on research (required) - Summary of teaching experience (required) - Reference Requirement

Applications must include confidential letters of recommendation* (a minimum of three are required and a maximum of six will be accepted). At least one letter shall address the candidate’s teaching ability. 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 UCSC’s confidentiality statement at

RECRUITMENT PERIOD Full consideration will be given to applications completed by January 6, 2020. 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.

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

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JOB LOCATION Santa Cruz, California

REQUIREMENTS - Document requirements - Cover Letter - Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and interest in the position - Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. - 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 UCSC guidelines on diversity statements: - Statement of Research - Summary of Teaching Experience

Reference requirements 3-6 letters of reference required

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