Assistant Professor in Mathematics

Full-time, tenure-track position openings in Mathematics

Subject to budgetary approval, the Faculty of Mathematics of the HSE University in Moscow, Russia may have one or more full-time, tenure-track position openings in Mathematics. Knowledge of Russian is an asset but not required as teaching may be conducted in English. All areas of Pure Mathematics and University Mathematical Education will be considered.

About the HSE Faculty of Mathematics

The Faculty of Mathematics was opened in 2008. Since then, it has become a leading place in Russia for attracting researchers in Mathematics and mathematical students. The Faculty has Bachelors, Masters and Ph.D. programs in Mathematics. It collaborates with the Steklov Mathematical Institute, the Institute for Information Transmission Problems, and the Lebedev Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (world renowned research institutes). Jointly with the Independent University of Moscow, the Faculty publishes the Moscow Mathematical Journal and runs 'Math in Moscow', a “study abroad” program for North-American students. Among our faculty members are distinguished researchers, including 15 invited ICM speakers; we have the best concentration in Russia of highly motivated students majoring in mathematics.

There are three international research units of the HSE affiliated with the Faculty of Mathematics: the Laboratory of Algebraic Geometry and its Applications (scientific director: F. Bogomolov), the international Laboratory of Representation Theory and Mathematical Physics (scientific director: A. Okounkov), the Laboratory of Mirror Symmetry and Automorphic Forms (scientific director: L. Katzarkov).


Candidates must hold a recent Ph.D. in mathematics or related fields, or to be in receipt of the PhD before the starting date of the contract. The successful candidate is expected to conduct high-quality research publishable in reputable peer-reviewed journals with research support provided by the University. The appointments start in September 2020.


Please email a CV, a statement of research interest, a recent research paper, and a filled-in application form via The application form is available here.

Please also arrange for at least 2 letters of reference to be sent directly to

The deadline for accepting application materials is February 15, 2020.

More information about the university is available at the HSEFaculty of Mathematics  

Job location: 
6 Usacheva
119048 Moscow
Contact and application information
Saturday, February 15, 2020
Contact name: 
Vladlen Timorin
Contact email: 
Tenure Track