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Teaching Postdoctoral Scholar

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

The following documents must be submitted with your application: * Resume/CV * Cover letter * Teaching Statement * Contact information for three professional references

Position Information

Position Information

Job Title Teaching Postdoctoral Scholar
Department Mathematics And Statistics-ADM
Department Web Address
Full Time Equivalent


Position Type PostDoc
Comp Grade PD
Tenure Track Non Tenure Track
Job Description

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a teaching postdoctoral fellow to start July 1, 2018. The candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching and research mission of the University. This is a 12 month contract, renewable annually, for a maximum of three years. Appointments typically carry a 2-2 teaching load. Individuals are also expected to come to the department with a research plan, ideally one that enhances the existing strengths in the department and to pursue publications linked to this research plan.

The University of Nevada, Reno has a growing and increasingly diverse student population of approximately 21,000, including over 2,800 graduate students. The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience. The city of Reno offers an excellent quality of life, with entertainment and cultural opportunities in excess of most cities of similar size. The city lies one hour from Lake Tahoe and four hours east of San Francisco in the valley of the Truckee River on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, and has a mild high desert climate. A highly rated location for living and outdoor recreation, the Reno area also enjoys a flourishing and diverse intellectual, artistic, and cultural community.

Required Qualifications

PhD in mathematics, statistics or related field by the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications
Contact Information for this Position

Sharee Williams
(775) 682-8795

Special Instructions to Applicants

The following documents must be submitted with your application:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover letter
  • Teaching Statement
  • Contact information for three professional references
Job Open Date 09/11/2017
Job Close Date 10/31/2017
Open Until Filled No
Search Number 72846
Note to All Applicants

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Letter of Application/Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Reference Contact Information
Optional Documents