Recruitment: Assistant Professor, Algebra

Tenure track positions in Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics invites applications for two positions at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Algebra, broadly construed, including algebraic geometry, number theory, and connections to combinatorics.

UC Santa Barbara offers a unique environment where innovative, interdisciplinary, and foundational research is conducted in a collegial atmosphere. We are looking for candidates who have demonstrated exceptional promise through novel research,and with strong potential to interact with all colleagues most notably those in the area of Algebra. Demonstrated research excellence and potential to become an effective teacher are desired. Candidates must possess a PhD. in Mathematics or closely related field by September 2018. Appointments begin July 1, 2018.
To apply for this position(s), applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, statement of research, statement of teaching philosophy, & the American Mathematical Society cover sheet (available online at, & arrange for four letters of reference to be sent (at least one of which is directed towards teaching). Materials should be submitted electronically via:
Applications received via Mathjobs on or before November 1, 2017 will be given full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.
Questions can be emailed to:
The College and Mathematics Department are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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