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The University of Utah, an AA/EO employer, encourages applications from women and minorities, and provides reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities of applicants and employees.The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong or demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Position Information

Proposed Faculty Rank Assistant/Associate/Professor
Department 00124 - Mathematics
Track Tenure Track
New Position to Begin July 1, 2017
Details The University of Utah’s Department of Mathematics, in conjunction with the Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute, is seeking to hire an outstanding tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level in the area of computational and applied mathematics. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise and an excellent research record in scientific computing, uncertainty quantification, and/or mathematical data science. These areas reflect our strong research reputation in scientific visualization, image analysis, and interdisciplinary scientific computing within the SCI Institute.

Applicants should have earned a Ph.D. in Mathematics or a closely related field. The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City, the hub of a large metropolitan area with excellent cultural facilities and unsurpassed opportunities for outdoor recreation only a few minutes’ drive away. Additional information about the Department can be found at www.math.utah.edu. Information about the SCI Institute can be found at www.sci.utah.edu. Please submit (in PDF format): a cover letter specifying which of the above areas fit your research interests, a curriculum vitae, publication list, a research goals statement, a teaching goals statement, through www.mathjobs.org. 

EEO/Diversity Information The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Notice The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Employees with prior URS service may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

Special Instructions for Candidates Applications must be submitted via mathjobs.org.

Open Date 01/30/2017
Close Date  
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN00088CF
Type Faculty






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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Teaching Statement
  3. Research Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169
  2. Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission
  3. Teaching Evaluations