Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Position ID: UIUC-1718DOOBSEARCH [#10701]
Position Title: J.L. Doob Research Assistant Professor
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Urbana, Illinois 61801, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2017/12/01* finished (offers accepted posted 2017/09/11)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is soliciting applications for J.L. Doob Research Assistant Professorships. The number of Doob postdoctoral positions to be filled will depend on the availability of funds. Doob postdoctoral positions are full time and non-renewable with a term of three years, starting approximately August 16, 2018, and are for recent Ph.D. recipients (with a strong preference for those not more than one year past the Ph.D. degree).

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. Salary and teaching load are competitive. Women, members of underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Applications should be submitted electronically through and must include an AMS Standard Cover Sheet for Academic Employment, curriculum vitae including e-mail address, a publication list, a research statement, and at least three letters of reference. At least one letter must address 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: Search, Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1409 West Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801, USA; tel: (217) 333-3351;

To ensure full consideration, all materials, including letters of reference, need to be received by December 1, 2017.

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks and other required pre-employment assessments on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

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