Job Opportunities

The University of Chicago Department of Mathematics invites applications for the following positions:

University of Chicago - Senior Instructional Professor (Open Rank)

The University of Chicago Department of Mathematics invites applications for a position of Senior Instructional Professor (open rank). The selected candidate will be appointed as Assistant Senior Instructional Professor, Associate Senior Instructional Professor, or Senior Instructional Professor, with rank determined by qualifications. Depending on the rank, the appointment will be for a term of up to five years, renewable with the possibility for promotion. This is a career-track position with a competitive salary and benefits. The appointment is expected to begin between July 1, 2024 and September 1, 2024.

The primary responsibilities of this position involve the management of our program of courses for students majoring in the physical sciences, mathematical sciences, social sciences, and molecular engineering. This position will take charge of courses for non-math majors; updating the content of the courses, having periodic discussions with other departments about their needs and supervising those who teach in the program. Additional duties include ensuring courses fit together through collaboration with, and oversight of, instructors teaching service courses; teaching three one-quarter courses per year and directing a variety of service courses; supervising course instruction, assisting with course placement, and advising students.

Review of applications will begin on February 29, 2024. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of a PhD in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or a closely related field

  • At least two years of teaching experience as the instructor of record in a range of undergraduate mathematics courses, such as single-variable calculus, multi-variable calculus, linear algebra, or differential equations

  • Experience in management of academic programs, personnel, and budgets

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience or academic background in the physical sciences

Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago's Academic Recruitment website at http://apply.interfolio.com/139769.

A complete application consists of: 

  1. A cover letter;

  2. An up-to-date curriculum vitae; 

  3. Syllabi of courses previously taught

  4. Evidence of successful management of programs or evidence of potential to do so;

  5. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as, but not limited to, course evaluations or other relevant assessments)

  6. A teaching statement, including a summary of teaching activities, a detailed explanation of teaching philosophy and goals, and a list of courses previously taught, if applicable;

  7. Three or more letters of recommendation, at least two of which must address teaching ability.

Submit all materials in PDF.

All University departments and institutes are charged with building a faculty from a diversity of backgrounds and with diverse viewpoints; with cultivating an inclusive community that values freedom of expression; and with welcoming and supporting all their members.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.

University of Chicago - Associate Professor

The Department of Mathematics at The University of Chicago invites applications for the position of tenured Associate Professor of Mathematics. The successful applicant will conduct research in areas such as wave turbulence and nonlinear dispersive and wave equations. Faculty members in our department are expected to submit findings for publication, and attend and present at various national and international conferences and professional meetings. The applicant will also be responsible for conducting graduate and undergraduate courses in Mathematics. Specifically, duties will include course preparation, review and grading of assignments, and academic advising of individual students as requested. Applicant will also serve on departmental committees and contribute to departmental administrative affairs, as directed by the Chair.

Ph.D. in Mathematics 

Required materials are:

1. CV

2. Research Statement

3. Teaching Statement

4. Two or more publications

5. Three or more contact references

Applicants may apply at  apply.interfolio.com/138570.

All University departments and institutes are charged with building a faculty from a diversity of backgrounds and with diverse viewpoints; with cultivating an inclusive community that values freedom of expression; and with welcoming and supporting all their members.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.

University of Chicago - Associate Professor

The Department of Mathematics at The University of Chicago invites applications for the position of tenured Associate Professor of Mathematics. The successful applicant will conduct research in probability theory related to Quantum Gravity. Faculty members in our department are expected to submit findings for publication, and attend and present at various national and international conferences and professional meetings. The applicant will also be responsible for conducting graduate and undergraduate courses in Mathematics. Specifically, duties will include course preparation, review and grading of assignments, and academic advising of individual students as requested. Applicant will also serve on departmental committees and contribute to departmental administrative affairs, as directed by the Chair.

Ph.D. in Mathematics.

Required materials are:

1. CV

2. Research Statement

3. Teaching Statement

4. Two or more publications

5. Three or more contact references

Applicants may apply at apply.interfolio.com/138447.

All University departments and institutes are charged with building a faculty from a diversity of backgrounds and with diverse viewpoints; with cultivating an inclusive community that values freedom of expression; and with welcoming and supporting all their members.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.

University of Chicago – Assistant Instructional Professor

The University of Chicago Department of Mathematics invites applications for a position at the rank of Assistant Instructional Professor. Appointments at this rank are for a term of up to three years with the possibility of renewal. This non-tenure-track position has the potential for a progressive career trajectory with competitive salary and benefits. The terms and conditions of employment for this position are covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and the University. The expected start date is September 1, 2024.

Position responsibilities typically include teaching six one-quarter courses per year, sustaining a professional development program that supports the educational mission of the Department, and contributing to the University’s teaching mission through non-classroom instructional and/or service duties.

Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2023. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of a PhD in Mathematics or a closely related field by the start date

Preferred Qualifications

  • Evidence of effective teaching in a range of undergraduate mathematics courses, including single-variable calculus, multi-variable calculus, and linear algebra

Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago's Academic Recruitment website at apply.interfolio.com/133931.

A complete application consists of: 

  1. A cover letter;

  2. An up-to-date curriculum vitae; 

  3. Syllabi of courses previously taught and/or designed by the candidate or sample syllabi of proposed courses;

  4. A teaching statement, including a summary of teaching activities, a detailed explanation of teaching philosophy and goals, and a list of courses previously taught, if applicable;

  5. Three letters of recommendation, at least two of which must address teaching ability.

Applicants may submit additional evidence of pedagogical accomplishment and promise such as a teaching portfolio, recent course evaluations, third-party observations of the applicant’s teaching if available, or other relevant assessments.

Submit all materials in PDF.

All University departments and institutes are charged with building a faculty from a diversity of backgrounds and with diverse viewpoints; with cultivating an inclusive community that values freedom of expression; and with welcoming and supporting all their members.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.

University of Chicago – Assistant Professor

Description

The University of Chicago Department of Mathematics invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor. Successful candidates are typically two to four years past the Ph.D. These positions are intended for mathematicians whose work has been of outstandingly high caliber. Appointees are expected to have the potential to become leading figures in their fields. The appointment is generally for four years, with the possibility for renewal. The teaching obligation is up to three one-quarter courses per year.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to include additional information related to their teaching experience, such as evaluations from courses previously taught, as well as an AMS cover sheet. If you have applied for an NSF Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowship, please include that information in your application, and let us know how you plan to use it if awarded. Questions may be directed to matwimberly@uchicago.edu. We will begin screening applications on October 1, 2023. Screening will continue until all available positions are filled.

Qualifications

Completion of a Ph.D. in mathematics or a closely related field is required at the time of appointment.

Application Instructions

Required materials are: (a) a cover letter, (b) a curriculum vitae, (c) three or more letters of reference, at least one of which addresses teaching ability, (d) a description of previous research and plans for future mathematical research and (e) a teaching statement.

Applications must be submitted online through https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/22662.

All University departments and institutes are charged with building a faculty from a diversity of backgrounds and with diverse viewpoints; with cultivating an inclusive community that values freedom of expression; and with welcoming and supporting all their members.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.

University of Chicago – L.E. Dickson Instructor

Description

The University of Chicago Department of Mathematics invites applications for the position of L.E. Dickson Instructor. This is open to mathematicians who have recently completed or will soon complete a doctorate in mathematics or a closely related field, and whose work shows remarkable promise in mathematical research. The initial appointment is for a term of up to three years. The teaching obligation is generally four one-quarter courses per year. If you are two or more years post Ph.D., we encourage you to apply for our Assistant Professor position as well at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/22662.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to include additional information related to their teaching experience, such as evaluations from courses previously taught, as well as an AMS cover sheet. If you have applied for an NSF Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowship, please include that information in your application, and let us know how you plan to use it if awarded. Questions may be directed to matwimberly@uchicago.edu. We will begin screening applications on October 1, 2023. Screening will continue until all available positions are filled.

Qualifications

Completion of all requirements for a Ph.D. in mathematics or a closely related field is required at the time of appointment. 

Application Instructions

Required materials are: (a) a cover letter, (b) a curriculum vitae, (c) three or more letters of reference, at least one of which addresses teaching ability, (d) a description of previous research and plans for future mathematical research and (e) a teaching statement.

Applications must be submitted online through https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/22661.

All University departments and institutes are charged with building a faculty from a diversity of backgrounds and with diverse viewpoints; with cultivating an inclusive community that values freedom of expression; and with welcoming and supporting all their members.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.