Job Opportunities 2018

UVA Rotunda in the Fall

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Virginia invites applications for:

  • Open Rank in Mathematics (November 1, 2018)
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate (November 15, 2018)

Open Rank in Mathematics

This ad on MathJobs

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured open-rank full-time position. Applicants must present evidence of outstanding accomplishments and promise in both research and teaching. We seek candidates dedicated to our mission and passionate about teaching in a world-class institution. The appointment begins with the fall term of 2019, with an anticipated start date of August 25, 2019. In addition to developing external funding to support research endeavors, candidates will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels and provide service to the University, Department and professional organizations. Applicants must be on track to receive a Ph.D. in the relevant field by May 2019 and must hold a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. Preference will be given to applicants whose research program is in Algebraic Geometry/Number Theory or Representation Theory, but all candidates whose research interests complement the strengths of the department’s current faculty will be considered.

To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0623973. 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.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled.

In addition, please submit the following required documents electronically through www.MathJobs.org: 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.

For additional information about the position contact: Math-employment@Virginia.EDU.

For questions regarding the application process, please contact, Savanna Galambos, skh7b@virginia.edu.

UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit http://provost.virginia.edu/dual-career.

For more information about UVA and the surrounding area, please visit http://uvacharge.virginia.edu/guide.html.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Postdoctoral Research Associate

This ad on MathJobs

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 www.math.virginia.edu. 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 http://jobs.virginia.edu 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 www.MathJobs.org: 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: math-employment@virginia.edu

For questions regarding the application process, please contact Rich Haverstrom at rkh6j@virginia.edu

For more information about UVA and the surrounding area, please visit http://uvacharge.virginia.edu/guide.html.

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.



A Group 1 research department, the Department of Mathematics at the University of Virginia actively engages in research in a wide range of fields within algebra, analysis, topology, geometry, and the history of mathematics. The Institute of Mathematical Science further enhances the Department’s research agenda through its sponsorship of numerous visiting scholars and speakers. Located on the University’s Central Grounds, the Department and the Institute form part of what Thomas Jefferson called the “academical village,” an interacting group of scholars in the humanities, the social sciences and the sciences.


Date published: Friday, September 14, 2018