Research Associate

Job description

Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Mathematics

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 09-26-2018

Posting Summary:
The Department of Mathematics at the University of Virginia invites applications for several postdoctoral positions, including Whyburn Research Associate and Mary Ann Pitts Research Associate. All candidates whose research interests complement the strengths of the department's current faculty will be considered. The appointment begins in the fall term of 2019, with an anticipated start date of August 25, 2019. Information about the department may be found at

Applicants must be on track to receive a Ph.D. in the relevant field by June 2019 and must hold a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. Preference for all positions will be given to candidates who have received their Ph.D. within the last three years. Applicants must present evidence of outstanding accomplishments and promise in both research and teaching

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0624126. Complete a Candidate Profile online and attach the following: a cover letter of interest describing research agenda and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for four references.

In addition, please submit the following required documents electronically through A cover letter, an AMS Standard Cover Sheet, a curriculum vitae, a publication list, a description of research, and a statement about teaching interests and experience. The applicant must also have at least four letters of recommendation submitted, of which one must support the applicant's effectiveness as a teacher. All positions carry an initial appointment of one year, renewable for up to two additional one-year appointments, contingent on performance.

To ensure priority consideration, all application materials including recommendation letters must be received by November 15, 2018; however, the positions will remain open until filled.

For additional information about the position contact: [email protected]

For questions regarding the application process, please contact Rich Haverstrom at [email protected]

For more information about UVA and the surrounding area, please visit

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician's Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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Posted: 11/26/2018
Application Due: 1/4/2019
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