University of California, Santa Cruz, Mathematics Department

Position ID: UCSC-343 [#7965, UCSC-343]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Santa Cruz, California 95064, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Analysis/Geometry
Application Deadline: 2015/12/16 finished (2015/10/16, finished 2016/05/20, listed until 2016/06/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Mathematics Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a position in Analysis/Geometry 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. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, service, and leadership.

RANK: Assistant Professor

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience; academic year (9 month) basis

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: A PhD or equivalent foreign degree in mathematics or a closely related field; expected to be conferred no later than June 30, 2016; demonstrated record of research and teaching.

POSITION AVAILABLE: July 1, 2016, with academic year beginning September 2016. Degree must be conferred by June 30, 2016

TO APPLY: Applications are accepted via the service provided by the AMS ( and must include (1) AMS Cover Sheet, (2) Curriculum Vitae, (3) Cover letter, (4) Research statement, (5) Teaching statement, (6) Four letters of recommendation (at least one letter must address teaching experience and ability)*. Applicants are invited to submit a statement addressing their contributions to diversity through research, teaching and/or service.

Instructions on the electronic application process can be found at: Under “Position Applying For”, select “UCSC-343.”

Refer to Position #UCSC-343 in all correspondence.

*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

CLOSING DATE: Review of applications will begin on December 16, 2015. To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete and letters of recommendation received by this date. The position will remain open until filled, but not later than 6/30/2016.

UC Santa Cruz faculty make significant contributions to the body of research that has earned the University of California the ranking as the foremost public higher education institution in the world. In the process, our faculty demonstrate that cutting-edge research, excellent teaching and outstanding service are mutually supportive.

The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, committed to excellence through diversity. We strive 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: Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064; (831) 459-2686. 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. More information is available here or from the Academic Personnel Office (APO) at (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.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
Further Info:
Faculty Recruitment Committee
Mathematics Department
Please reference position number in all correspondence.
University of California
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064

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