Assistant Professor, General Faculty Job Opportunity

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The Department of Mathematics at the University of Virginia invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor, General Faculty, expected to begin August 22, 2023. The position is non-tenure track, and the appointment will be for either one or three years.

The core responsibilities of this position include teaching up to six courses per year, three each during the spring and fall terms. Additional duties may involve assisting in coordinating the department’s Calculus course offerings. We seek someone invested in and passionate about teaching. We particularly welcome applicants with experience in modern pedagogy emphasizing active learning that helps all students from a variety of backgrounds learn.

Qualification Requirements:

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Mathematics or a closely related field by the start of the appointment and have at least 2 years of teaching experience in Mathematics at the time of appointment, inclusive of teaching done as a graduate student. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated experience teaching some of the following courses: differential equations, multivariable calculus, and probability.

Application Procedure:

Apply online at–AGF_R0047378?q=R0047378 as well as Please provide all the following information on both sites:

  1. A cover letter describing your background in the teaching of mathematics.
  2. An AMS Standard Cover Sheet.
  3. A curriculum vitae with the contact information for three references.
  4. A statement about teaching philosophy, and your past experience working on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion and/or with diverse populations.

The applicant must also have three letters of recommendation submitted via the portal.

We actively encourage applications of racial and ethnic minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, individuals who identify with LGBTQ+ communities, individuals from lower-income backgrounds, and/or first-generation college graduates.

Questions about this position should be directed to Professor Mikhail Ershov at

Questions about the application process should be directed to Richard Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor at

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on June 2, 2023; However, the position will remain open until filled.

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements and guidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, 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 or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Last updated: Wednesday, May 3, 2023