SUNY at Buffalo, Mathematics

Position ID: 596-VAP2023 [#23661]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Buffalo, New York 14260, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2023/12/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/10/26)
Position Description:    


The Department of Mathematics, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, anticipates the appointment of three non-tenure-track visiting assistant professors, effective August 2024. These academic-year (10-month) positions are for three years without further reappointment and are intended for new or recent PhDs with outstanding potential in research and excellent teaching. The expected teaching load is one course per semester. Strong preference will be given to researchers who can work closely with one or more of our faculty members, and applicants are encouraged to specify with whom they would like to work.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a summary of their research program, a description of their teaching experience, and three or more letters of reference, one of which supports the applicant's effectiveness as a teacher. Finally, candidates must also submit the CV and cover letter at

The deadline for applications is December 15, 2023, but late applications will be considered until all positions are filled.

The University at Buffalo (UB) is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking, and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

UB has about 20,000 undergraduates, 10,000 graduate students, and 1600 full-time faculty. Our 30 tenure-track mathematics faculty and 70 doctoral students pursue research in algebra, analysis, applied mathematics, and geometry/topology. The Department of Mathematics is on UB’s North Campus in suburban Amherst, an area that combines outstanding public schools and services with a low cost of living. Downtown Buffalo, with its eclectic neighborhoods, the Lake Erie waterfront, and vast cultural resources, is 15 minutes away, and Niagara Falls is also just 20 minutes away.

Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

The University at Buffalo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences.

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Department of Mathematics
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260