Assistant Professor of Mathematics – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

The Department of Mathematics in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, seeks to hire two tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level. The anticipated start date of this position is August 2024.

Candidates in all fields of mathematics, applied mathematics, and mathematical statistics will be considered.  Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in research and a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate education. A doctoral degree is required at the time of appointment.

To apply, please submit the following materials: (1) Cover letter, (2) Curriculum Vitae, (3) Research Statement,  (4) Teaching Statement, (5) At least four letters of reference uploaded by the letter writers, one of which must address teaching. In addition, candidates are encouraged to submit a statement of their vision regarding the teaching and mentoring of students of diverse backgrounds. 

Please submit applications electronically through MathJobs at In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit an electronic USC application.   It suffices to upload recommendation letters on mathjobs. In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the “Apply” link at the top or bottom of this page.  

For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply by November 1, 2023. Additional information about the USC Dornsife’s Department of Mathematics can be found at our website: .

The annual base salary range for this position is $109,250 – $115,300. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed, and background. The university particularly encourages members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting

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