University of California, Merced, School of Natural Sciences

Position ID: 2097-VAP [#21144]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP) in Applied Math
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Merced, California 95343, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Applied Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2023/02/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/10/14, listed until 2023/02/01)
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Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP) in Applied Math

University of California Merced

Job #JPF01436

Applied Mathematics / School of Natural Sciences / UC Merced


Position title: Visiting Assistant Professor Salary range: Salary is based on the University of California Academic Salary Scales. Percent time: 100% Anticipated start: July 1, 2023 Position duration: AY 2023/2024


Open date: October 12, 2022 Next review date: Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee. Final date: Wednesday, Feb 1, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Applied Mathematics Graduate Group at UC Merced invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position for AY 2023/2024. This special (non-tenure track) position requires the successful candidate to conduct research and teach 3 courses per academic year, and service; the position is renewable based on performance and subject to funding. We are seeking exceptionally qualified candidates with expertise in areas across the field of applied mathematics. Special attention will be paid to applicants who can collaborate with researchers in applied mathematics and other fields in natural sciences, engineering and/or social sciences at UC Merced.

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. New University of California employees should refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for applicable deadlines. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.


Basic qualifications

A Ph.D. or equivalent in Applied Mathematics, Mathematics or a related field is required by the time of hire. Preference will be given to candidates at the early stage of their careers.


Document requirements Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

Cover Letter

Statement of Research

Statement of Teaching

Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion. Please review the UC Merced Diversity Statement Guidelines and UC's Commitment to Diversity

AMS Cover Sheet - Indicate your area of mathematical specialization.

Reference requirements

3 letters of reference required

One letter must address teaching.

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The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications from all qualified applicants, including women, minorities, veterans, and individual with disabilities, who will enrich the teaching, research and public service missions of the university. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy (

The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system's 10 campuses. With over 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students (, UC Merced provides outstanding educational opportunities to highly qualified students from the heart of California, the nation, and abroad. The campus has special connections to nearby Yosemite National Park; is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design; and supports the economic development of Central California. The Merced 2020 Project doubled the physical capacity of the campus, and enhanced academic distinction, student success, and research excellence (

UC Merced is a smoke & tobacco free campus (


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