Open Positions

The Department is very pleased to announce searches for four tenure-track Assistant Professor positions and four Lecturer positions to be filled in 2018.

Assistant Professor

The Assistant Professor positions are open to all areas in Mathematics and begin in August 2018. These positions are part of an exciting university wide initiative to further our status as one of the very best research universities in the nation.  Over the past three years 115 faculty were hired as part of UF’s designation as a preeminent university by the Florida Legislature. The university plans to add 500 faculty over the next few years to enhance teaching and research. The successful candidate will join a vibrant research department with representation across a full range of pure and applied mathematics.​

Positions are posted at MathJobs.Org:

Official applications must be submitted on-line at


The Lecturer positions are part of an initiative to modernize and improve lower-division instruction. These non-tenure-track renewable positions can begin as  early as January, 2018. Candidates must have substantial interest in STEM education reform; in particular; the department seeks to attract individuals with experience in active learning environments such as flipped classrooms.  Lecturers play a vital role in our dynamic instructional enterprise by bringing subject expertise and commitment to excellence in teaching to bear in educating our exceptional undergraduates.

Positions are posted on Mathjobs:

Official applications must be submitted on-line at


Prof. Ngonghala in the news

A recent article by Assistant Professor Ngonghala on the ecology of rural poverty has been featured in several major science news outlets. His paper, entitled  “General ecological models for human subsistence, health and poverty”, is discussed in detail in the on-line versions of both Science and Nature, two of the most prominent scientific journals. For the non-experts there is also an excellent profile in the UF News.

Prof. Knudson wins two awards

We are proud to announce that Prof. Knudson has been inducted into the University of Florida Academy of Distinguished Teaching Scholars. Each year the Academy of Distinguished Teaching Scholars (ADTS) honors University of Florida’s exceptional teaching and scholarship accomplishments by inducting into its membership faculty members who have demonstrated sustained innovation and commitment in both areas.  In addition, Kevin was named the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Teacher of the Year for 2015-2016. He is also a regular columnist for The Conversation.

Math major Diego Rojas wins first place

Mathematics major and UF McNair Scholar Diego Rojas was awarded first place in the Physical Science category (and $500) for his talk on “Computability, randomness, and differentiability of random continuous functions”, presented at the SAEOPP McNair Scholars Conference in Atlanta, GA, June 23, 2016. Rojas is mentored by Professor Douglas Cenzer.






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