Positions Available

Want to work in the Department of Mathematics?

We are always in search of talented, motivated candidates who can help us achieve our mission. See a list of our available job openings below. 

Faculty Positions

NSF Research Training Group Postdoc in Combinatorics

We invite applications for one National Science Foundation (NSF) RTG Postdoc position in combinatorics, funded by NSF RTG DMS 1937241. This position is full time and non-renewable with a term of three years, beginning August 16, 2023, and is for recent Ph.D. recipients (see website for more information). Due to NSF funding policies, only US citizens and permanent residents are eligible for hire. Preference is given to applicants whose research interests are in graph theory, broadly construed.

The Department of Mathematics and the University of Illinois provide an excellent scientific environment to pursue research and as part of the Combinatorics RTG, the selected postdoc will have access to numerous NSF funded activities such as seminars, workshops, summer schools, and an undergraduate research program (ICLUE). The professional development expectations of the RTG postdoc are to actively participate and help organize such events. The teaching load for the position is two courses per academic year (1+1). The salary is competitive, including one month of summer salary for two years.

Application period ends December 9, 2022. See additional requirements, benefits, and application guidelines in the job posting.

J. L. Doob Research Assistant Professorship

We invite applications for multiple J. L. Doob Research Assistant Professorship positions. These positions are full time and non-renewable with a term of three years, beginning August 16, 2023, and are for recent Ph.D. recipients. Preference is given to applicants whose research interests align with those of a member of the current faculty.

The Department of Mathematics and the University of Illinois provide an excellent scientific environment to pursue research in pure and applied mathematics including actuarial science. 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 individuals 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, faculty, or staff from these groups through research, teaching, or mentoring are especially encouraged to apply.

Application period ends December 9, 2022. See additional requirements, benefits, and application guidelines in the job posting.

 

Academic Hourly Positions

Academic Hourly positions offer opportunities to work in administrative, clinical, research, or teaching positions on a temporary or intermittent basis. Academic Hourly employees should not be a registered grad or undergrad at the University of Illinois.

NetMath Academic Hourly 

NetMath is currently looking for Academic Hourlies to assist the NetMath program. Duties include grading coursework, assisting both mentors and students, regularly communicating with students, and working on long-term projects. Academic Hourly employees require a bachelor's degree or higher and should not be a registered grad or undergrad student at the University of Illinois.

To apply to work for NetMath as an academic hourly, fill out the application form

 

Student Positions

NetMath Mentor

NetMath is currently accepting applications for student mentors in NetMath for the following courses: Math 220, 231, 234, 241, 285, 292, 415, and 461. 

Mentor duties involve grading coursework, providing online assistance, and regularly communicating with students about course progress. Applicants should have taken one or more of the listed Mathematics courses and also be comfortable working with Mathematica code.

To apply to be a NetMath Mentor, fill out the application form