University of Houston, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: 370-FAC003135 [#23589]
Position Title: Assistant Professor - Probability Theory, Applied Probability or Dynamical Systems
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Houston, Texas 77204, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Probability Theory, Applied Probability or Dynamical Systems
Application Deadline: (posted 2023/10/20, listed until 2024/04/20)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at the University of Houston (UH) invites applications from candidates working in Probability Theory, Applied Probability or Dynamical Systems for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin in August 2024.

We are particularly interested in someone with expertise in ergodic theory, extreme value theory, large deviations, stable laws and anomalous diffusion, mathematical statistical mechanics, information theory, and probabilistic number theory or geometry, who would complement and enhance the excellent group at the Department of Mathematics, further collaborations with the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Data Science Institute at UH, the UH Cullen College of Engineering, the UH Medical School and the Texas Medical Center.

The Department of Mathematics is seeking outstanding candidates with the potential for exceptional research, excellence in teaching, and a commitment to enhancing our university in all aspects of academic life.

To be considered for the position, candidates must complete an application through the official job posting site for the University of Houston.

Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application: ● Cover Letter ● Curriculum Vitae ● Research Statement ● Statement of Teaching Philosophy ● Name and Contact Information for four references, of which one addresses teaching (letters to be submitted by the reference writers)

Search committee chair contact: Dr. Vaughn Climenhaga (

The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution and recognizes protected classes of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), genetic information, religion, age (40 and above), national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or status, and gender expression as required by federal law. Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


A minimum requirement for this position is a PhD in Mathematics, or a related field.

Required Attachments by Candidate

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy or Statement, Research Statement.

Notes to Applicant

The evaluation of candidates will start on November 13, 2023. Applications are encouraged, even after this date, and will be considered until the position is filled.

Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of the final candidates. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal background check.

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
University of Houston
4800 Calhoun
Houston, TX 77204-3008