University of California, Riverside, Department of Mathematics

217 20608Position ID: UCR-UCRASSTPROF [#20608]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Topology
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Riverside, California 92521, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: 2023/06/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/09/08, finished 2023/09/23, listed until 2023/03/19)
Position Description:    

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Assistant Professor in Topology

The Department of Mathematics at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in topology, beginning on July 1, 2023. This academic-year position is intended for the level of tenure-track Assistant Professor.

Responsibilities of the position include research, graduate and undergraduate teaching and departmental, university, and professional service. Established criteria of the University of California will determine the salary and the level of appointment.

A Ph.D. in Mathematics and demonstrated excellence in research and teaching is required. The successful candidate will have made major contributions to topology beyond the doctoral dissertation. Applicants specializing in all areas of topology will be considered.

Preferred qualifications include contributions to promote diversity.

People from underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

To apply: go to and submit • Cover Letter • Curriculum Vitae, including a list of publications • Statement of Research • Statement of Teaching, and (optionally) copies of teaching evaluations. • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence • Letters of Reference – Applicants should provide 3 letters on research and one additional letter of recommendation on teaching. Evaluation of applications will begin on November 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applicants should submit their complete applications before the above date.

For more information about the position, please contact Dr. Yat Sun Poon, Department of Mathematics: For inquiries regarding the application process, please contact Guadalupe Figueroa, Academic Personnel, at

Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

University of California COVID-19 Vaccination Program Policy As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy ( All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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Contact: Ashley Lawson, 951-827-4554, (951) 827-4807 (fax)
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Riverside, Ca 92521
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