Assistant Professor position in Mathematical Biology/Biophysics
University of California, Irvine, School of Physical Sciences - Mathematics
United States

Assistant Professor position in Mathematical Biology/Biophysics


  • School of Physical Sciences - Mathematics



Open date: September 27th, 2018
Last review date: December 1st, 2018

Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: June 30th, 2019

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, is seeking outstanding candidates to fill one tenure-track Assistant Professor position to start July 1, 2019. This position is in the area of Mathematical Biology and/or Biophysics and is in support of the recently-created NSF-Simons Center for Multiscale Cell Fate Research. The focus of the Center is in using quantitative methods to understand how cells combine to make functional tissues, organs or organisms, however candidates from all areas of mathematical biology and theoretical/computational biophysics are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will have significant opportunity for interdisciplinary interactions facilitated by the Departments of Mathematics, Physics & Astronomy, Developmental & Cell Biology, the School of Medicine, the Center for Complex Biological Systems, and Center for Cancer Systems Biology, among others.


Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and should have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching.


The review process starts November 15, 2018 and will continue until the positions are filled.


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.


Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, a minimum of three letters of reference, teaching evaluations, a research statement and a teaching statement. A separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion should also be included in the application materials. Preprints may also be included if available. These documents should be submitted using the on-line recruitment system at



Irvine, CA



Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Please include a list of publications

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.

  • Teaching Evaluations

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-8 letters of reference required



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