University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: UIUC-AY2122CANARYSEARCH [#18394, 153853]
Position Title: Robert & Ann Canary Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Urbana, Illinois 61801, United States [map]
Application Deadline: none (posted 2021/09/29)
Position Description:   URMs  

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Robert & Ann Canary Professor
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 applicants for the endowed Robert & Ann Canary Professorship. This is a full-time tenured position at the rank of Professor. We welcome applications from all areas of mathematics.  Appointees will be expected to pursue an outstanding research program and to teach graduate students as well as undergraduate students. We particularly encourage applications from candidates who can contribute, through their scholarship, to the diversity and excellence of the Department and the Illinois Community. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Mathematics or a related field. Target start date is August 16, 2022. 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.  

We have an active and successful dual-career partner placement program and a strong commitment to work-life balance and family-friendly programs for faculty and staff ( To find out more about the resources available at the university and Urbana-Champaign community please visit these sites:

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All applications should be submitted electronically through and should include a cover letter and a curriculum vitae with a list of publications. Additional application materials will be solicited from candidates following an initial screening. Applicants are requested not to provide names of references at this time. The department will solicit letters of reference for the finalists for the tenured position, following the University’s procedures for promotion and tenure.

Applications received by January 18, 2022 will receive full consideration. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date.

Questions about the position or application procedures may be directed to Caitie Bruning via email:

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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