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Director, Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing and Full Professorship

Ladder Rank Positions (Tenure/Tenure-track)

Morrey Visiting Assistant Professor (Non Tenure-track)

Research Training Group Visiting Assistant Professor (Non Tenure-track)

Simons Collaboration Visiting Assistant Professor (Non Tenure-track)

Lecturer Position


Director, Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing and Full Professorship

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA 94720

 


THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY invites applications for an approved tenured FULL PROFESSORSHIP commencing with a five-year 100% appointment as DIRECTOR of the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing, reporting to the Vice Chancellor for Research. The expected start date for this position is July 1, 2017. The candidate’s designated home department is open, but should be in a field closely related to the theory of computing.


The Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing is dedicated to collaborative research in theoretical computer science. Established on July 1, 2012 with a grant of $60 million from the Simons Foundation, the Institute is housed in Calvin Lab, a dedicated building on the Berkeley campus. Its goal is to bring together the world's leading researchers in theoretical computer science and related fields, as well as the next generation of outstanding young scholars, to explore deep unsolved problems about the nature and limits of computation. For more information about the Institute, visit: https://simons.berkeley.edu/.


The Director will:

  • Serve as the scientific and administrative leader of the Institute;
  • Guide the scientific vision of the Institute and participate in the selection of scientific programs and of the participants in those programs;
  • Lead the Institute's efforts to attract funding from public and private sources to support the growth and long-term sustainability of the Institute;
  • Identify and pursue opportunities for building research collaborations with local, regional, national and worldwide institutions;
  • Interact in an effective and collegial manner with departments and research units within the University of California and in the broader scientific and industrial community;
  • Support the development of outreach and educational activities that communicate the nature and aims of the theory of computation to scientific colleagues, students and the general public.

 


The minimum qualification required to be considered an applicant for the position is a Ph.D. degree or equivalent degree in theoretical computer science or a related field. Additional qualifications include a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching, research and mentorship, as well as leadership in theoretical computer science and its applications.


To apply please submit a current Curriculum Vitae. The initial application review will be kept confidential. No letters of reference are required to apply.


Applications will be reviewed as they arrive and will continue to be reviewed until April 15, 2016, when the application period closes. Applications received after that date cannot be considered.


To apply, go to URL: http://www.eecs.berkeley.edu/Faculty-Jobs/. DO NOT APPLY VIA THE ‘APPLY NOW’ BUTTON ON THE APRECRUIT WEBSITE!


If you have questions or need further information about this recruitment process, please email eecs-faculty-recruiting [at] eecs [dot] berkeley [dot] edu.


The Simons Institute seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. The Simons Institute is also committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents.


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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.



Morrey Visiting Assistant Professor

Department of Mathematics

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA 94720

 


We invite applications for these special (non-tenure-track) positions, with an expected start date of July 1, 2016. A PhD (or equivalent degree) in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or a related field is required by the time of hire. Preference will be given to candidates at the early stage of their careers. The appointment term is at full-time for three years, with an annual nine-month salary of $65,000. Duties include conducting research and teaching 3 single semester courses per year, usually at the upper division and graduate levels.


APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED ONLINE via http://www.mathjobs.org. Applicants should submit the AMS cover sheet, curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a research statement, and teaching documentation, such as a teaching letter and/or student evaluations. A statement on professional service, including service promoting access to and diversity in higher education and the academic profession, is optional. Applicants should ask three reviewers to submit letters of evaluation through mathjobs.org. It is the responsibility of the applicant to make sure that letters of evaluation are posted by the application deadline. 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: http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html.


Applications must be received on or by December 1, 2015. Applicants must have completed all PhD (or equivalent degree) requirements, except the dissertation, by the time of application. Please direct questions to Monica Warde 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.


The University and Mathematics Department are committed to maintaining a diverse and family friendly work environment and are responsive to the needs of dual career couples and to family concerns.



Research Training Group Visiting Assistant Professor

Department of Mathematics

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA 94720

 


We invite applications for one or more non-tenure-track positions with expected start date of July 1, 2016. A PhD (or equivalent degree) in Pure Mathematics is required by the time of hire. Preference will be given to candidates at the early stage of their careers. These positions are partially supported by an NSF Research Training Group grant focused on geometry and topology. Candidates whose research contributes to these specific fields are strongly preferred. The NSF requires that applicants be citizens, nationals, or permanent residents of the United States, its territories, or possessions. The appointment term is at full-time for three years. Duties include conducting research with a reduced teaching load of one course per semester. The annual salary is \$55,000, with an additional stipend of \$10,000 in each of the first two years for summer research.


APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED ONLINE via http://www.mathjobs.org. Applicants should submit the AMS cover sheet, curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a research statement, and teaching documentation, such as a teaching letter and/or student evaluations. A statement on professional service, including service promoting access to and diversity in higher education and the academic profession, is optional. Applicants should ask three reviewers to submit letters of evaluation through mathjobs.org. It is the responsibility of the applicant to make sure that letters of evaluation are posted by the application deadline. 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: http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html prior to submitting their letters.


Applications must be received on or by December 1, 2015. Applicants must have completed all PhD (or equivalent degree) requirements, except the dissertation, by the time of application. Please direct questions to Monica Warde 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.


The University and Mathematics Department are committed to maintaining a diverse and family friendly work environment and are responsive to the needs of dual career couples and to family concerns.



Simons Collaboration Visiting Assistant Professor

Department of Mathematics

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA 94720

 


We invite applications for one non-tenure-track position with expected start date of July 1, 2016. A PhD (or equivalent degree) in Mathematics or a related field is required by the time of hire. Preference will be given to candidates at the early stage of their careers. This position is partially supported by a Simons Foundation collaboration grant focused on homological mirror symmetry. Candidates whose research contributes to this specific field are strongly preferred. The appointment term is at full-time for three years. Duties include conducting research with a reduced teaching load of one semester course per academic year. The annual salary is \$60,000, with an additional stipend of \$10,000 in each of the three years for summer research.


APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED ONLINE via http://www.mathjobs.org. Applicants should submit the AMS cover sheet, curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a research statement, and teaching documentation, such as a teaching letter and/or student evaluations. A statement on professional service, including service promoting access to and diversity in higher education and the academic profession, is optional. Applicants should ask three reviewers to submit letters of evaluation through mathjobs.org. It is the responsibility of the applicant to make sure that letters of evaluation are posted by the application deadline. 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: http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html prior to submitting their letters.


Applications must be received on or by December 1, 2015. Applicants must have completed all PhD (or equivalent degree) requirements, except the dissertation, by the time of application. Please direct questions to Monica Warde 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.


The University and Mathematics Department are committed to maintaining a diverse and family friendly work environment and are responsive to the needs of dual career couples and to family concerns.



Ladder Rank Positions

Department of Mathematics

University of California, 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 an expected start date of July 1, 2016. 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 degree 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 or equivalent degree 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 service promoting access to and diversity in higher education and the academic profession, will also be considered.


APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED ONLINE via http://www.mathjobs.org. Applicants should submit the AMS cover sheet, curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a research statement, teaching documentation, such as a teaching letter and/or student evaluations, and a statement on professional service, including service promoting access to and diversity in higher education and the academic profession. Applicants for tenure-track positions should ask three reviewers to submit letters of evaluation through mathjobs.org. It is the responsibility of the applicant to make sure that letters of evaluation are posted by the application deadline. Applicants for tenured positions should provide names and contact information for four people who are familiar with the candidate's scholarly work. Letters of recommendation for tenured positions 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: http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html.


Applications must be received on or by November 2, 2015.


Please direct questions to Monica Warde 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.


The University and Mathematics Department are committed to maintaining a diverse and family friendly work environment and are responsive to the needs of dual career couples and to family concerns. For information about potential relocation to the Bay Area or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty.



Lecturer Position

Department of Mathematics

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA 94720

 


The UC Berkeley Department of Mathematics invites applications for a pool of part-time, non-tenure track Lecturer positions. Screening of applicants begins November 15, 2015 for the Spring 2016 semester, and will continue as needed. Applicants will be selected from this pool for two calendar years. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the Department. Positions typically start at the beginning of the semester. Appointments may be renewable based on departmental need, availability of funding, and job performance.


Teaching Responsibilities: We seek outstanding lecturers capable of teaching one or more courses in the undergraduate Mathematics curriculum. A listing of courses is available at


http://math.berkeley.edu/courses/choosing/course-descriptions


Courses will be assigned on an as-needed basis.


General duties: Lecturers are expected to teach classes, hold office hours, develop syllabi and assignments, write, administer, and grade exams, assign course grades, and maintain course website(s). Other duties may be assigned by the department Chair as necessary.


Qualifications: The minimum qualifications required for consideration as an applicant for the position are completion of all PhD or equivalent degree requirements except the dissertation, by the time of application. Documented experience in teaching Mathematics at the college level is also required at the time of application. A PhD or equivalent in Mathematics or a related field is required by the start date.


Salary: The minimum annual full-time salary rate is $49,012 based on a full-time teaching load of 6 courses per academic year. Salary is commensurate with experience.


The initial review date for the Spring 2016 semester will be November 15, 2015. Please apply by November 15 in order to receive full consideration for Spring 2016. Spring 2016 appointments are effective January 1, 2016; the Spring semester begins January 12, 2016. The full academic calendar is available at


http://registrar.berkeley.edu/CalendarDisp.aspx?terms=2016B


Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed for future needs through June 30, 2017. Please direct questions to Monica Warde at recruit [at] math [dot] berkeley [dot] edu


APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED ONLINE via http://www.mathjobs.org Applicants should submit the AMS cover sheet, a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and teaching documentation (teaching letter and/or student evaluations). Applicants should ask three reviewers to submit letters of evaluation through mathjobs.org (a fourth letter is optional). It is the responsibility of the applicant to make sure that letters of evaluation are posted. 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: http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html


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: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondscrimAffirmAct The University and Mathematics Department are committed to maintaining a diverse and family friendly work environment and are responsive to the needs of dual career couples and family concerns.