University of Connecticut, Mathematics

Position ID: UCONN-497087 [#21881, 497087]
Position Title: Assistant Research Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: finished (2022/12/22, finished 2023/04/25, listed until 2023/01/21)
Position Description:    

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


The Department of Mathematics at the University of Connecticut (UConn) invites applications for an Assistant Research Professor position at its Storrs campus. This full-time, non-tenure track, nine-month faculty appointment will begin August 23, 2023 with an expected duration of three years, renewed annually. The teaching load will be two courses per semester or the equivalent.

Preference will be given to candidates whose research interests intersect with those of the permanent faculty.

Founded in 1881, UConn is a Land Grant and Sea Grant institution and member of the Space Grant Consortium. It is the state’s flagship institution of higher education and includes a main campus in Storrs, CT, four regional campuses throughout the state, and 13 Schools and Colleges, including a Law School in Hartford, and Medical and Dental Schools at the UConn Health campus in Farmington. The University has approximately 10,000 faculty and staff and 32,000 students, including nearly 24,000 undergraduates and over 8,000 graduate and professional students. UConn is a Carnegie Foundation R1 (highest research activity) institution, among the top 25 public universities in the nation. Through research, teaching, service, and outreach, UConn embraces diversity and cultivates leadership, integrity, and engaged citizenship in its students, faculty, staff, and alumni. UConn promotes the health and well-being of citizens by enhancing the social, economic, cultural, and natural environments of the state and beyond. The University serves as a beacon of academic and research excellence as well as a center for innovation and social service to communities. UConn is a leader in many scholarly, research, and innovation areas. Today, the path forward includes exciting opportunities and notable challenges. Record numbers of undergraduate applications and support for student success have enabled the University to become extraordinarily selective.


  • A Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) in mathematics.
  • University-level teaching experience.
  • Evidence of research potential in mathematics.
  • Commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity in higher education through research and teaching.


  • Research expertise that complements that of the Department’s permanent faculty and a record of research activity.


This is a full-time, 9-month position with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2023. The initial duration will be for one year, renewable annually for up to two additional years (three years total). The successful candidate’s academic appointment will be at the Storrs campus. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 


Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.


Please apply online and submit the following application materials:

  • A cover letter,
  • Curriculum vitae,
  • Research statement,
  • Teaching statement (including teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to effective learning, concepts for new course development, etc;
  • Commitment to diversity statement,
  • Three (3) letters of reference.

Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately. For more information regarding the Department of Mathematics, please visit the Department's website at

At the University of Connecticut, our commitment to excellence is complemented by our commitment to building a culturally diverse community.

This job will be filled subject to budgetary approval.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

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

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