University of Oregon, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: UO-PDOLUM2024 [#22920]
Position Title: Paul Olum Postdoctoral Scholar
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Eugene, Oregon 97403, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Any of the Mathematical Sciences
Application Deadline: 2023/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup*
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Paul Olum Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Mathematics

One or more non-tenure track, Postdoctoral appointments at 1.0 FTE (9-month appointment), beginning September 16, 2024 and renewable for a total of up to three years.

Essential Functions: To teach the customary load of four courses for the Mathematics Department and to carry on a program of research in mathematics.

Minimum Qualifications: PhD in Mathematics, Statistics, or closely related field, an outstanding record of research potential in an area of interest to the department, and evidence of teaching ability.

Application Process: Candidates are asked to apply online at by submitting a standard AMS cover page, cover letter, CV, research statement, at least three letters of recommendation concerning research, and one letter of recommendation concerning teaching.  The cover letter should name at least one University of Oregon faculty member who may be interested in the candidate’s work.  Review of applications will begin December 1, 2023.

The UO Mathematics Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, and strongly encourage women faculty, faculty of color, and faculty with disabilities to apply. We are especially interested in candidates who can support our work in mentoring, research, teaching, and outreach with women, first-generation students, communities of color, and other underrepresented groups. All applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will contribute to this work.

The Department of Mathematics is a diverse and growing department with strengths in Algebraic Geometry, Analysis, Combinatorics, Differential Geometry, Mathematical Biology, Number Theory, Representation Theory, Topology, and Probability.  The department has a thriving Ph.D. program with approximately 65 graduate students, 33 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 8 postdocs, and 14 lecturers. We particularly welcome applications from scholars who are from populations historically under-represented in the academy, and/or who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.

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Department of Mathematics
1222 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1222