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Postdoctoral Scholar - University of Washington, Department of Mathematics

University of Washington, Posted: September 22, 2023

Applications are invited for one or more non-tenure-track postdoctoral positions. The initial appointment is for a period of twelve months, full-time, with the possibility of renewal for a total period of up to three years, to begin in September 2024. Successful candidates will have strong active research programs and be prepared to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses.

The base salary range for this position is $5705-$6167 per month, commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. Postdoctoral scholars are represented by UAW 4121 and are subject to the collective bargaining agreement, unless agreed exclusion criteria apply. For more information, please visit the University of Washington Labor Relations website.

Located in one of the most dynamic and beautiful areas in the United States, the University of Washington is a premier research university, frequently cited as one of the best in the world. The Department of Mathematics is one of the top mathematics departments among public universities in the United States. The university and its surroundings abound with opportunities to do interdisciplinary research, engage in community-focused research, education, and service, and collaborate with private and governmental organizations. The Seattle metropolitan area provides abundant culinary, cultural, recreational, and educational resources and experiences.

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Washington is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community: visit We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds or interests align with this commitment.



Applicants are required to have a PhD, or foreign equivalent, by the starting date.


Application Instructions

Applications must include the American Mathematical Society’s Cover Sheet for Academic Employment, a curriculum vitae, statements of research, diversity, and teaching interests, and at least three letters of recommendation. Priority will be given to applicants whose complete applications, including recommendations, are received by December 1, 2023. Apply at