Assistant Professor

Classification Title:

Assistant Professor

Job Description:

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Florida is pleased to invite applications for four (4) full-time, nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty positions open to all areas in Mathematics to begin in August 2018. 

These positions are part of an exciting university wide initiative to further its status as one of the very best research universities in the nation.  Over the past three years 115 faculty were hired as part of UF’s designation as a preeminent university by the Florida Legislature. The university plans to add 500 faculty over the next few years to enhance teaching and research. The successful candidate will join a vibrant research department with representation across a full range of pure and applied mathematics.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

Advertised Salary:

The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package.

Minimum Requirements:

Requirements for these positions include a PhD in Mathematics/Applied Mathematics, postdoctoral experience, an independent research program and the capacity to compete for external funding and direct PhD students, as well as excellent communication and teaching skills.  

Preferred Qualifications:

An interest in teaching innovation is welcomed.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications must be submitted on-line at and must include: (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a research statement, (4) a teaching statement, and a list of at 4 references, one of which discusses teaching abilities. An email will be sent automatically to your references, requesting them to upload their letter. The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on November 1, 2017, and continue accepting applications until the positions are filled. 

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (EDT) of the posting end date.

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