Edward and Vivian Thorp Endowed Chair
Open date: September 12, 2022
Most recent review date: Monday, Jan 30, 2023 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, Aug 31, 2023 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.
The Department of Mathematics at the University of California, Irvine invites applications from outstanding candidates for the Edward and Vivian Thorp Endowed Chair. The Thorp Chair is provided to recruit a world-renowned mathematician who can bring eminence, visibility, and leadership to the mathematics department at UCI.
Completed applications must be submitted through https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07868 and must contain:
(1) AMS cover sheet - indicate your area of mathematical specialization
(2) Cover letter
(4) Research statement
(5) Teaching statement
(6) Diversity Statement
(7) Teaching evaluations
(8) Selected reprints and/or preprints
(9) At least three reference letters sent electronically through AP Recruit
Please reference job #07868 in the subject line of all correspondence.
The application review process starts October 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
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Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion animates our mission as a public research university. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples and supports work-life integration through a robust set of family-friendly policies. Compensation is competitive, and includes priority access to purchase on-campus faculty housing at below-market prices. The area offers numerous recreational and cultural opportunities, and one of the highest-ranked public school systems in the nation.
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Ph.D. in the Department of Mathematics or related field.
AMS Cover Sheet - Indicate your area of mathematical specialization
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research
Teaching Statement - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.
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.
Teaching Evaluations - If evaluations are unavailable, please contact for alternative options to submit.
Selected reprints and/or preprints
Authorization to Release Information Form - A reference check will be completed only if you are made a tentative offer to a Professor or Professor of Teaching series, at any rank. Download, complete, sign, and upload the form: https://ap.uci.edu/files/2020/07/AuthReleaseForm.pdf
Misc / Additional (Optional)
- 3-5 letters of reference required
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.
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