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Assistant Professor in Topology

University of California, Riverside, Posted: September 6, 2023

University of California, Riverside Department of Mathematics


The Department of Mathematics at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in Topology. Truly exceptional applicants from other areas of pure mathematics are also encouraged to apply. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2024. This academic-year position is intended for the level of tenure-track Assistant Professor.


Responsibilities of the position include research, graduate and undergraduate teaching and departmental, university, and professional service. Established criteria of the University of California will determine the salary and the level of appointment.


A Ph.D. in Mathematics and demonstrated excellence in research and teaching is required. The successful candidate will have made major research contributions beyond the doctoral dissertation.


Preferred qualifications include contributions to promote diversity.


People from underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.


To apply: go to and submit

Evaluation of applications will begin on November 1, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applicants should submit their complete applications before the above date.


For more information about the position, please contact Dr. Peter Samuelson, For inquiries regarding the application process, please contact Ashley Lawson,


Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.


UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.


Salary Range: $74,600 - $97,200