Assistant Professor - Mathematics

Seattle, WA
Sep 09, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Assistant Professor - Mathematics

Seattle, WA
Open Date:
Aug 12, 2019

Applications are invited for multiple full-time (9-month service period) tenure-track Assistant Professor positions at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Washington, to begin in September 2020. Duties include undergraduate and graduate teaching and independent research.

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Washington is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community: visit We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds or interests align with this commitment. Candidates must include a brief statement in this regard in their application.


Applicants are required to have a PhD, or foreign equivalent, an established research record in mathematics, and to be highly qualified to teach a full-time load of undergraduate and graduate courses.

Application Instructions:

Applications should include the American Mathematical Society’s Cover Sheet for Academic Employment, a curriculum vitae, statements of research, diversity, and teaching interests, and three letters of recommendation. Priority will be given to applicants whose complete applications, including recommendations, are received by October 15, 2019.

Candidates must include a diversity statement that addresses their contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Possible examples of contributions include:

  • Mentoring, both formal and informal, to students or trainees from underrepresented groups;
  • Acting as a role model to students or trainees from underrepresented groups, perhaps by virtue of one’s background;
  • Organizing diverse and inclusive conferences or seminar series;
  • Involvement with organizations that primarily focus on underrepresented groups;
  • Service to the department or mathematical community that relates to diversity, equity, and inclusion;
  • Incorporating pedagogical practices that promote a more equitable and inclusive classroom;
  • Identifying behavior, policies, etc., that can contribute to an unwelcoming environment, perhaps through one’s experiences, with the goal of changing them.

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