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Assistant Professor (Storrs Campus)

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Connecticut (UConn) welcomes applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor with a Number Theory focus.

Founded in 1881, UConn is a Land Grant and Sea Grant institution and member of the Space Grant Consortium. It is the state’s flagship institution of higher education and includes a main campus in Storrs, CT, four regional campuses throughout the state, and 13 Schools and Colleges, including a Law School in Hartford, and Medical and Dental Schools at the UConn Health campus in Farmington. The University has approximately 10,000 faculty and staff and 32,000 students, including nearly 24,000 undergraduates and over 8,000 graduate and professional students. UConn is a Carnegie Foundation R1 (highest research activity) institution, among the top 25 public universities in the nation. Through research, teaching, service, and outreach, UConn embraces diversity and cultivates leadership, integrity, and engaged citizenship in its students, faculty, staff, and alumni. UConn promotes the health and well-being of citizens by enhancing the social, economic, cultural, and natural environments of the state and beyond. The University serves as a beacon of academic and research excellence as well as a center for innovation and social service to communities. UConn is a leader in many scholarly, research, and innovation areas. Today, the path forward includes exciting opportunities and notable challenges. Record numbers of undergraduate applications and support for student success have enabled the University to become extraordinarily selective.

Minimum Qualifications

- A Ph.D. (or international equivalent) in Mathematics or closely related field by August 2024.
- A proven record of research accomplishments in Number Theory.
- A proven record of teaching effectiveness and excellence for university-level mathematics.
- Commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity in higher education through research and teaching.

Preferred Qualifications

- Two years or more of postdoctoral research experience.
- Evidence of successful mentorship of undergraduate or graduate students.
- Evidence of commitment to training programs and outreach activities in Number Theory.

Appointment Terms

This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2024. The successful candidate’s academic appointment will be at the Storrs campus. Faculty may also be asked to teach at one of UConn’s regional campuses as part of their ordinary workload. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Terms and conditions of employment

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

To apply

Please apply online at https://jobs.hr.uconn.edu/en-us/job/497890/assistant-professor and submit the following required application materials. Applications missing any required materials will not be reviewed.

- A cover letter,
- Curriculum vitae,
- Research statement,
- Teaching statement,
- Commitment to diversity statement,
- Four (4) letters of reference. (Reference letters must be submitted by the writers, not the applicant. Letters submitted by the applicant will not be accepted. At least one letter must address the applicant’s teaching.)

Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately and shall continue until the position is filled. Applications received by November 30, 2023, will receive full consideration. For more information regarding the Department of Mathematics, please visit the department website at https://math.uconn.edu/.

At the University of Connecticut, our commitment to excellence is complemented by our commitment to building a culturally diverse community.

This position will be filled subject the budgetary approval.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.