University of Florida, Mathematics

Position ID: 1112-AP1 [#20597]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Gainesville, Florida 32611, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Probability (broadly interpreted)
Application Deadline: finished (2022/09/08, finished 2023/09/29, listed until 2023/04/30)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Florida seeks to fill one tenure-track position in the area of Probability (broadly interpreted) at the Assistant Professor level, beginning August 16, 2023.

Candidates should have an established research program, a compelling plan for future research, the ability to supervise both graduate and undergraduate research, and a commitment to excellence in teaching. A Ph.D. degree in Mathematics or a closely related field is required. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package. The Department of Mathematics is committed to diversity across all its dimensions, and we particularly welcome applications from groups that have been historically excluded from the mathematical community. Although applications will be accepted until the position is filled, only those received by November 1, 2022 can be guaranteed full consideration.

The successful candidate will join a vibrant department of approximately 60 faculty and 85 graduate students pursuing research in a broad array of pure and applied areas. The University of Florida is ranked the 5th best public university in the United States by US News and World Report 2022. The university and greater Gainesville community enjoy an abundance of cultural events and year-round outdoor recreational activities.

Over the past several years the University has made significant investments in faculty and infrastructure, adding hundreds of new faculty lines and upgrading classroom and laboratory facilities. The University is home to HiPerGator, one of the most powerful high-performance computers at a US public university (, and recently added the new AI NVIDIA GPU SuperPod ( in support of the AI initiative, which aims to expand the role of AI in higher education and research ( These facilities are available to all faculty on campus to enhance their teaching and research.

Applications must be submitted on-line via mathjobs and at (523661) and must include: (1) a cover letter, (2) a complete curriculum vitae including a list of publications, (3) a research statement summarizing the applicant’s qualifications, past research, and future research plans, (4) a statement of teaching experience and interest, and and (5) the names and email addresses of at least three references must be provided. An email will be sent to your references, requesting them to upload their confidential letter to the UF submission packet.

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. The University of Florida invites all qualified applicants, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. The University of Florida is a public institution and subject to all requirements under Florida Sunshine and Public Record laws. If an accommodation due to disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD). Questions may be addressed to the Search Committee Chair, Professor Vince Vatter (

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
email address
Department of Mathematics
1400 Stadium Road
358 Little Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611-8105