University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: UIUC-2122OPENRANKCOMBINATORICS [#18393, 153854]
Position Title: Tenured/Tenure-Track Position in Algebra/Combinatorics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Urbana, Illinois 61801, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: 2021/11/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/09/29, finished 2022/05/21)
Position Description:   URMs  

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Tenured/Tenure-Track (Open Rank) Professor in Algebra or Combinatorics
Department of Mathematics
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for one or more full-time tenure-track faculty positions at all levels (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor). We seek applicants with research expertise in algebra or combinatorics. Successful candidates are expected to teach effectively at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, initiate and carry out independent research, and provide service to the department, the university, and the profession. Target start date is August 16, 2022. Ph. D. in Mathematics or a related field is required. Salary and teaching load are competitive.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status. For more information, visit

The Illinois College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement.  Faculty in the College create knowledge, address critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge, and prepare students for lives of impact in the state, nation, and globally.  To meet these objectives, the College embraces and values diversity and difference through hiring faculty candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the Illinois community. Candidates with a documented commitment to working with students or faculty from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented in the field through teaching, mentoring, or administration are especially encouraged to apply.  

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Applications should be submitted electronically through  A complete application must include the AMS Standard Cover Sheet for Academic Employment, curriculum vitae including email address, a publication list, research, and teaching statements. For applications at the rank of Assistant Professor, four reference letters should be provided, one of which addresses teaching. It is strongly suggested that reference letter writers upload their letters before the deadline. Reference letter writers should submit their letters online through If they are unable to do so, they may send their letters to the following address:


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Department of Mathematics
Caitie Bruning RE: Faculty Search
1409 W. Green Street
Urbana, Illinois 61801
United States of America

For applications at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, instead of letters, names and contact information for four reference letter writers should be provided. 

Applications received by November 15, 2021, will receive full consideration.  Questions about the position or application procedures may be directed to Caitie Bruning,

University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Convictions are not a bar to employment. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility. The University of Illinois must also comply with applicable federal export control laws and regulations and, as such, reserves the right to employ restricted party screening procedures for applicants.

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