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Visiting Assistant Professor

Application Window

Open date: July 1st, 2021

Most recent review date: Thursday, Feb 17, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

Applications are invited for Visiting Assistant Professors (VAPs), renewable up to three years, in all areas of mathematics. VAPs teach no more than five quarter classes per year. Strong promise in research and teaching is required. Appointments will be effective July 1, 2022, or later. Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in Mathematics or related field by employment start date.

Completed applications must be submitted through and must contain:

(1) Cover letter
(2) CV
(3) Research statement
(4) Teaching statement - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement:
(5) Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement:
(6) Teaching (TA) evaluations
(7) Selected reprints and/or preprints
(8) Three reference letters (at least one addressing teaching)

Please reference job #06850 in the subject line of all correspondence.

Applications are welcome at any time. The review process starts October 1, 2021 and will continue until positions are filled.

A portion of the candidate pool will be considered for the NSF-Simons team studying the thoretical foundations of deep learning. Candidates wishing to be considered should simultaneously apply to

Teaching loads vary dependent upon funding.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in Mathematics or related field by employment start date.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

At least one letter of reference must address teaching.

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Campus Information

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Job location

Irvine, CA