Robert & Ann Canary Professor – Mathematics (103206)



Job description

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks applicants for an endowed, tenured position at the rank of Professor. The full-time position is to commence on approximately August 16, 2019. Appointees will be expected to pursue an outstanding research program and to teach graduate students as well as undergraduate students. The department will consider applicants in all areas of mathematics. Salary and teaching load are competitive.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit . To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit .

Applicants must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Mathematics or related field and a documented record of leadership in research and service as well as excellence in teaching. We particularly encourage applications from candidates who can contribute, through their scholarship, to the diversity and excellence of the Department and the Illinois Community.

How to apply

All applications should be submitted electronically through and should include a cover letter and a curriculum vitae with a list of publications. Additional application materials will be solicited from candidates following an initial screening. Applicants are requested not to provide names of references at this time. The department will solicit letters of reference for the finalists for the tenured position.

Applications received by October 31, 2018 will receive full consideration. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

Questions about the position or application procedures may be directed to Caitie Bruning via email: .

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