Academic Openings


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

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, 2018. 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 arithmetic geometry and number theory. 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, with an annual salary of $62,000. The duties of the RTG VAPs include participating in the research group activities, such as taking an active part in seminars and research related events of the group, teaching with a reduced teaching load of one course per semester, and conducting their research.

APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED ONLINE via 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 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: prior to submitting their letters.

Applicants must have completed all PhD (or equivalent degree) requirements, except the dissertation, by the time of application. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please direct questions to Alev Hatay 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:

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.