University of California, Santa Cruz, Mathematics Department

304 24136Position ID: UCSC-POSTDOC [#24136]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Scholar in Analysis
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Santa Cruz, California 95064, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Analysis
Application Deadline: 2024/01/19 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/01/02, listed until 2024/06/30)
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  • Position title: Postdoctoral Scholar in Analysis
  • Salary range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. The posted UCSC salary scales set the minimum pay based on the individual’s experience Level, which is determined by the number of months of postdoctoral service at any institution. See the salary scale titled, Postdoctoral Scholar-Employee /Postdoctoral Scholar-Fellow / Postdoctoral Scholar-Paid Direct -Fiscal Year. A reasonable estimate for this position is $64,480 - $71,908.
  • Percent time: Full-time (100%)
  • Anticipated start: As soon as July 1, 2024 but no later than September 1, 2024.
  • Position duration: Maximum Duration of Service in a Postdoctoral Title- Postdoctoral Scholar appointments are full-time and the initial appointment is for a minimum of two years, with the possibility of reappointment. The total duration of an individual’s postdoctoral service may not exceed five years, including postdoctoral service at any institution. Ph.D must be in hand at the time of initial appointment.
Open date: December 21, 2023
Next review date: Friday, Jan 19, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Friday, Jun 28, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Assistant Professor Roozbeh Gharakhloo in the Mathematics Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for the position, Postdoctoral Scholar in Analysis.

We are seeking a candidate with a demonstrated record of published research (including Ph.D. thesis) whose research interests align with those of Professor Gharakhloo. Broadly, these include Riemann-Hilbert problems, analysis of orthogonal polynomials and structured determinants (e.g. Toeplitz, Hankel, etc.), and their applications in other research areas such as Random Matrix Theory and Mathematical Physics. The selected candidate will conduct research in one or more of the above fields and will collaborate with Professor Gharakhloo, other faculty members, and graduate students.

Highly motivated candidates who possess strong communication skills and who work well both independently and collaboratively are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  • PhD (or equivalent foreign degree) in mathematics or a closely related field. It is expected that the degree requirement will be completed by August 31, 2024.
  • Evidence of research productivity (pre- or post-degree), including dissertation, publications, works in progress, and/or presentations.
  • Research experience in Riemann-Hilbert problems\orthogonal polynomials\structured determinants (e.g. Toeplitz, Hankel, etc.), and their applications in other research areas such as Random Matrix Theory and Mathematical Physics.
Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V., which must include a list of publications (please include DOI links or the URLs of PDFs).
  • Cover Letter - Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and interest in the position.
  • Statement of Research - Provide a statement of your research interests that does not exceed ten pages.
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement addressing your understanding of the barriers facing traditionally underrepresented groups and your past and/or future contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching and professional or public service. Candidates are urged to review guidelines on statements before preparing their application.

Reference requirements
3-6 letters of reference required

Applications must include confidential letters of recommendation*. Note that your references, or dossier service, will submit their confidential letters directly to the UC Recruit System.

*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at

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