Position title: Visiting Assistant Professor in Mathematics
Salary range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience; academic year (9-month) basis.
Percent time: Full-time (100%)
Anticipated start: July 1, 2022, with fall quarter beginning September 2022. Appointments are contingent upon availability of funding. Degree requirement must be completed by August 31, 2022 for employment beginning on September 1, 2022 and beyond.
Position duration: Initial appointment will be full-time for two years, with the possibility of reappointment. Should the hiring unit propose reappointment; a review to assess performance will be conducted. Reappointment is also contingent upon the availability of funding.
Open date: October 7th, 2021
Next review date: Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Mathematics Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) expects to have two or more visiting assistant professorships available, subject to availability of funding. Preference will be given to candidates whose field of research aligns well with the department’s research activities. Current areas of research can be found at https://www.math.ucsc.edu/research/index.html . Under the direction of the Mathematics Department Chair, the Visiting Assistant Professor will contribute to the undergraduate and graduate degree programs, teach, mentor and advise students at the graduate and undergraduate level individually and in the classroom, and undertake service obligations for the department.
UC Santa Cruz is a Hispanic-Serving Institution with a high proportion of first-in-family undergraduate students. We welcome candidates who understand the barriers facing women and minoritized individuals who are underrepresented in higher education careers (as evidenced by life experiences and educational background), and who are concerned about equity and diversity with respect to teaching, mentoring, research, life experiences, or service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.
Mathematics Department: https://www.math.ucsc.edu/
UCSC Mathematics Department: Areas of Research: https://www.math.ucsc.edu/research/index.html
Basic qualifications (required at time of application) PhD (or equivalent foreign degree) in mathematics or closely related field. It is expected that the degree requirement will be completed by August 31, 2022. Evidence of research in mathematics or closely related field obtained pre or post degree. Experience with teaching college-level mathematics.
Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
Cover Letter – Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and interest in the position.
Statement of Research
Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – Statement addressing your understanding of the barriers facing traditionally underrepresented groups and your past and/or future contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching and professional or public service. Candidates are urged to review guidelines on statements (see https://apo.ucsc.edu/diversity.html) before preparing their application.
Statement of Teaching – Provide a summary of your teaching experience.
3-6 letters of reference required
Applications must include confidential letters of recommendation* (at least one letter shall address the candidate’s teaching ability). Note that your references, or dossier service, will submit their confidential letters directly to the UC Recruit System.
*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm.
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The University of California offers a competitive benefits package and a number of programs to support employee work/life balance. For information about employee benefits please visit https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)
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