Job ID: 129018

Research Training Group Postdoctoral Scholar - Mathematics - College of Letters & Science

University of California, Berkeley

  • Sep. 12, 2019
  • Research Training Group Postdoctoral Scholar - Mathematics - College of Letters & Science
  • N/A
  • University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA
  • 12/1/2019
  • Available immediately
  • Faculty Associate
  • Mathematics/Applied Mathematics

Open September 10th, 2019 through Sunday, Dec 1, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Research Training Group Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Mathematics
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720

The Department of Mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for one or more Research Training Group Postdoctoral Scholar positions, with an expected start date of July 1, 2020.

These positions are partially supported by an NSF Research Training Group grant focused on arithmetic geometry and number theory. The appointment term is at full-time for three years, with an annual salary of $65,384. Duties include participating in the research group activities, such as taking an active part in seminars and research related events of the group, teaching with a reduced teaching load of one course per semester, and conducting research. Please note that the teaching component of this position is conducted under the lecturer title. The primary research element is funded by the NSF grant in the postdoctoral scholar title.

Basic Qualifications:
Applicants must have completed all PhD (or equivalent international degree) requirements, except the dissertation, by the time of application.

Required Qualifications (by start date):
A PhD (or equivalent international degree) is required by the start date of the job. The NSF requires that applicants be citizens, nationals, or permanent residents of the United States, its territories, or possessions.

Preferred Qualifications:
A PhD (or equivalent international degree) in Pure Mathematics. Candidates whose research contributes to specific fields of arithmetic geometry and number theory are strongly preferred.


Applicants must ask three reviewers to submit letters of evaluation through Letter writers will receive URL from the online application system to upload their letters. It is the responsibility of the applicant to make sure that letters of recommendation are requested and submitted in the online application system. Applicants should ensure that letters of evaluation are posted by the application deadline. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including those whose letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality: prior to submitting their letters."

Applications must be received on or by December 1, 2019. Please direct questions to Alev Hatay at

The University and Mathematics Department are committed to maintaining a diverse and family friendly work environment. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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Document requirements
AMS Cover Letter

Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.

List of Publication

Statement of Research

Teaching Documentation – Teaching letter and/or student evaluations

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