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Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 5, 2023

Tenure-Track/Tenured (Open Rank) Professor Position

Department of Mathematics

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


The Department of Mathematics at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign invites applications for full-time tenure-track faculty positions at all levels (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor)

in any area of mathematics. We particularly encourage applications from candidates with expertise in Algebraic Geometry, Graph Theory, Logic, Number Theory, and Probability. Successful candidates are expected to teach effectively at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, initiate and carry out independent research, and provide service to the department, the university, and the profession. Applicants are required to have (or expected to receive) a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Mathematics or a related field. The target start date is August 16, 2024. Salary and teaching load are competitive.

The Illinois College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. Faculty in the College create knowledge, address critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge, and prepare students for lives of impact in the state, nation, and globally. To meet these objectives, the College embraces and values diversity and difference through hiring faculty candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the Illinois community. Candidates from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented in the field, as well as those with a documented commitment to working with students or faculty from these groups through teaching, mentoring, or administration are especially encouraged to apply.

We have an active and successful dual-career partner placement program and a strong commitment to work-life balance and family-friendly programs for faculty and staff ( To find out more about the resources available at the university and Champaign-Urbana community please visit these sites:

Dual Career Program


Living in Champaign-Urbana

Applications should be submitted electronically through A complete application must include the AMS Standard Cover Sheet for Academic Employment, curriculum vitae including email address, a publication list, research, teaching, and diversity statements. For applications at the rank of Assistant Professor, four professional references are required, including a reference addressing teaching. It is strongly suggested that reference letter writers upload their letters before the deadline. For applications at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, instead of letters, names and contact information for three reference letter writers should be provided, and an additional reference addressing teaching is strongly recommended. 

Reference letter writers should submit their letters online through If they are unable to do so, they may send their letters to the following address:

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Department of Mathematics

Caitie Bruning RE: Faculty Search

1409 W. Green Street

Urbana, Illinois 61801

United States of America

Telephone: 217-333-3351


Applications received by November 1, 2023 will receive full consideration. Questions about the position or application procedures may be directed to Caitie Bruning,

The University of Illinois must also comply with applicable federal export control laws and regulations and, as such, reserves the right to employ restricted party screening procedures for applicants.

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal, or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing

Requisition ID: 1019085
Job Category: Faculty
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