Assistant/Associate Professor,Algebra

Michigan, United States
06 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

How to Apply

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Junior candidates should furnish a placement dossier consisting of a letter of application, curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation; senior candidates may send a letter of application, curriculum vitae and names of three references.  In all cases, please provide a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence and a statement of current and future research plans.

Application materials should be submitted electronically through the AMS website  Alternatively, applications may be sent to: Personnel Committee, University of Michigan, Department of Mathematics, 2074 East Hall, 530 Church Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1043.

Applications are considered on a continuing basis but candidates are urged to apply by December 1, 2018.  Inquiries may be made by e-mail to More detailed information regarding the Department may be found on our website:

Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Job Summary

University of Michigan – Department of Mathematics

The University of Michigan’s Department of Mathematics is initiating a search for an appointment in algebra, analysis, or related fields at the tenure-track assistant, associate, or professor level.  This will be a university-year appointment beginning September 1, 2019.  All ranks are encouraged to apply. 

Required Qualifications*

Candidates should hold a PhD in Mathematics, Financial Mathematics, or a related field (e.g. Statistics); have extraordinary credentials in algebra, analysis, financial mathematics, or related fields; and show outstanding promise and/or accomplishments in both research and teaching.

Salaries are competitive and are based on credentials.

Underfill Statement

This position is posted as Assistant Professor/Associate Professor /Professor. The rank of the selected candidate will depend upon candidate's qualifications.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.