The University of Arizona, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: UA-UAPDRAI [#20872]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate I
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Tucson, Arizona 85721, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics or a related field
Application Deadline: finished (2022/09/28, finished 2023/07/05, listed until 2023/03/28)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Arizona welcomes applications for Postdoctoral Research Associates. Pending funding approval, these appointments are beginning in Fall 2023. The teaching commitment is nine units per year, which is the equivalent of three one-semester courses per academic year. Depending on availability of such appointments, all applicants will also be considered for named postdoctoral positions, which carry a reduced teaching load.

In addition, the University of Arizona offers presidential postdoctoral fellowships in all areas of scholarship, including Mathematics. These appointments present “an exceptional opportunity to recruit potential new faculty to the University whose research, teaching, and service will contribute to the diversity and equal opportunity at UArizona.” Applicants interested in these positions should apply separately at

Through the present posting, the Department of Mathematics seeks Postdoctoral Research Associate candidates with excellent research potential and a strong commitment to teaching, who will contribute to and benefit from our department's rich environment. We create, communicate, and apply mathematics of the highest caliber through activities such as internationally recognized research and graduate education, award winning undergraduate programs, and extensive outreach to local schools. Postdoctoral Research Associates benefit from a robust program of professional development, see for details.

Candidates should identify up to three faculty as potential mentors, and explain how their research can both benefit from, and enhance, our research endeavors within their Cover Letter.

Review of applicants will begin on 12/01/2022. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Application Materials: Cover letter; Curriculum Vitae; Research statement; Teaching statement; Optional: Diversity statement; Publication list; Three reference letters (one of which should address teaching), to be submitted online by the reference writers at this site.

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:
email address
Department of Mathematics
617 N. Santa Rita Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85721