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Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Job no: 522381
Work type: Faculty - Tenure Track
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Instruction, Math
Department:Arts & Sciences, College of

Department: Mathematics
Rank: Assistant Professor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Application Deadline
November 1, 2018; position open until filled

Required Application Materials
Apply online at by submitting:

  • Standard AMS cover page
  • CV
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement
  • At least three (3) letters of recommendation concerning research
  • One (1) letter of recommendation concerning teaching

Position Announcement
The University of Oregon’s Mathematics Department invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin in fall 2019. Competitive applicants will have a record of research excellence, as well as a demonstrated potential for outstanding teaching. The position is open to all research areas of mathematics, with a particular focus on scholars who will enhance the department’s existing strengths in Analysis, Number Theory, Combinatorics, and Probability/Statistics.

The UO Mathematics Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, and strongly encourage women faculty, faculty of color, and faculty with disabilities to apply. We are especially interested in candidates who can support our work in mentoring, research, teaching, and outreach with women, first-generation students, communities of color, and other underrepresented groups. All applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will contribute to this work.

Candidates are asked to apply online at by submitting a standard AMS cover page, CV, research statement, teaching statement, at least three (3) letters of recommendation concerning research, and one (1) letter of recommendation concerning teaching. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2018, and to guarantee consideration applications must be submitted before this date.

If you are unable to use this online resource, please contact to arrange alternate means of submitting application materials.

Department or Program Summary
The Department of Mathematics is a diverse and growing department with strengths in Algebra, Algebraic Geometry, Analysis, Differential Geometry, Geometric Analysis, Mathematical Biology, Number Theory, Topology, and Probability/Statistics. The department has a thriving Ph.D. program with approximately 65 graduate students, 33 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 5 postdocs, and 14 lecturers. We particularly welcome applications from scholars who are from populations historically under-represented in the academy, and/or who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.

Minimum Requirements
Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, or closely related field with an established outstanding record of research, and evidence of teaching ability.

About the University
The University of Oregon is one of only two Pacific Northwest members of the Association of American Universities and holds the distinction of a “very high research activity” ranking in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The UO enrolls more than 20,000 undergraduate and 3,600 graduate students representing all 50 states and nearly 100 countries. The UO is located in Eugene, a vibrant city of 157,000 with a wide range of cultural and culinary offerings, a mild climate, and a community engaged with environmental and social concerns. The Pacific Ocean, Cascade and Coast mountain ranges, deserts, forests, and many lakes are within an hour or two drive, as is the city of Portland.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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