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Edward and Vivian Thorp Endowed Chair

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position starts at $74,000. The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See Table [].
“Off-scale salaries” and other components of pay, i.e., a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions.

Application Window

Open date: October 10, 2023

Most recent review date: Wednesday, Jan 3, 2024 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: Sunday, Jun 30, 2024 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

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 and must contain:
(1) AMS cover sheet - indicate your area of mathematical specialization
(2) Cover letter
(3) Curriculum Vitae
(4) Research statement
(5) Teaching statement
(6) Inclusive Excellence Statement
(7) Teaching evaluations
(8) Selected reprints and/or preprints, papers not yet published
(9) Contact information for three letters of reference (fourth additional optional). Letters will requested after initial review of applicants.
(10) UCI Sexual Misconduct, Harassment, Discrimination Declaration Form

Please reference job #08640 in the subject line of all correspondence.

The application review process starts November 8, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. This is an open-rank faculty recruitment being offered as a tenure-track or tenured position.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Ph.D. in the Department of Mathematics or related field, record commensurate with tenure at the University of California.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-4 required (contact information only)

The hiring committee will request electronic submission of letters of recommendation after initial review of applicants.

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About UC Irvine

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 anti-discrimination policy.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Irvine, CA