University of Utah, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: UofUtah-POSTDOC [#18697]
Position Title: Three-Year Non-Renewable Postdoctoral Positions
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: all areas of mathematics
Application Deadline: finished (2021/10/20, finished 2022/07/22)
Position Description:   URMs  

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Utah invites applications for the following postdoctoral positions:

Three-year, non-tenure-track appointments at the level of Assistant Professor (Lecturer) or Research Assistant Professor.

These are 3-year, non-renewable postdoctoral positions. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2022. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in Mathematics or a closely-related field. Outstanding candidates in all areas of mathematics will be considered. Completed applications received before January 1, 2022, will receive full consideration. The review process can continue beyond this date until the positions are filled.


Applications must include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and plans, a teaching statement, a brief statement that addresses the applicant’s past and/or future commitment and contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and four or more letters of recommendation, at least one of which must address the candidate’s teaching record.


The Carnegie Foundation has placed the University of Utah in their “highest research activity” category, and the University of Utah is the flagship institution of the Utah System of Higher Education. The University is located in Salt Lake City at the foot of the spectacular Wasatch Mountains. This location offers unparalleled opportunities for outdoor recreation, with nine world-class ski resorts within an hour of Salt Lake City, and five national parks only a few hours away. Salt Lake City is the center of the Wasatch Front metropolitan area, with a population of approximately 2.6 million residents, has extensive arts and cultural activities, and has a major, newly renovated international airport, which serves as a principal Delta Airlines hub with direct flights to most U.S. cities, many cities in Canada and Mexico, as well as Paris, London, and Amsterdam. The area has received international recognition for its new light rail system, foodie culture, downtown renewal, increasing diversity, and welcoming culture. In 2017, U.S News and World report ranked Salt Lake City as the 10th best place to live in the nation.


The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and educator, and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with

University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365. For additional information about the University’s commitment to equal opportunity and access see:


The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
801 581-8307
Hiring Committee
Department of Mathematics
University of Utah
155 South 1400 East, JWB 233
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0090