Academic Openings


Department of Mathematics University of California at Berkeley

Berkeley, CA 94720


We invite applications for one or more ladder rank faculty positions at the ranks of Full, Associate, or Assistant Professor, with expected start date July 1, 2015. Candidates in all areas of pure and applied mathematics are encouraged to apply. Professorships and Associate Professorships carry tenure, and Assistant Professor positions are regarded as tenure-track.

A PhD or equivalent by the application deadline, in Mathematics or a related field, is strongly preferred. However, exceptional candidates with ABD (“all but degree”) or equivalent status at the time of application may be considered. The successful candidate must complete the PhD within one year of the expected start date.

Tenure-track applicants are expected to have demonstrated outstanding research potential; tenured applicants should have well-established outstanding research accomplishments. Serious consideration will be given to the candidate’s potential for success in mentoring PhD students, the candidate’s record in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and evidence of effective leadership. Professional service, including issues of access to and diversity in higher education and the academic profession will also be considered.

APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED ONLINE via Applicants should submit the AMS cover sheet, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a research statement, and teaching documentation, such as a teaching letter and/or student evaluations. Applicants for tenure-track positions should ask three reviewers to submit letters of evaluation through It is the responsibility of the applicant to make sure that letters of evaluation are posted. Applicants for the tenured positions should provide names and contact information for four people who are familiar with the candidate's scholarly work. Letters of recommendation for the finalists will be solicited by the University of California; candidates should not do so. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including those whose letters are provided via third parties such as dossier services or career centers, to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality: .

Applications must be received on or by November 3, 2014.
Please direct questions to Debora Haaxman at recruit [at] math [dot] berkeley [dot] edu .

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: .


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