University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: UIUC-2324DOOB [#23375]
Position Title: J.L. Doob Research Assistant Professor
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Urbana, Illinois 61801, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2023/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup** (posted 2023/10/05)
Position Description:   URMs  

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The Department of Mathematics of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign invites applications for J. L. Doob Research Assistant Professorships. These positions are full time and non-renewable with a term of three years, beginningAugust 16, 2024, and are for recent Ph.D. recipients. Preference is given to applicants whose research interests align with those of a member of the current faculty.


The Department of Mathematics and the University of Illinois provide an excellent scientific environment to pursue research in pure and applied mathematics including actuarial science. The Illinois College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. Faculty in the College create knowledge, address critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge, and prepare students for lives of impact in the state, nation, and globally. To meet these objectives, the College embraces and values diversity and difference through hiring individuals who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the Illinois community. Candidates from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented in the field, as well as those with a documented commitment to working with students, faculty, or staff from these groups through research, teaching, or mentoring are especially encouraged to apply.


Applications should be submitted electronically through and must include: 


·      AMS Standard Cover Sheet for Academic Employment

·      Cover letter that indicates the alignment between the applicant’s research interests and those of the department faculty

·      Curriculum vitae including e-mail address and publication list

·      Research statement

·      Teaching statement

·      Three letters of reference, including one that addresses teaching


Reference letter writers should submit their letters online through If they are unable to do so, they may send their letters to the following address: JL Doob Search, Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1409 West Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801, USA.


The application deadline is December 1, 2023.


The University of Illinois must also comply with applicable federal export control laws and regulations and, as such, reserves the right to employ restricted party screening procedures for applicants.

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.


Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal, or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing

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