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I have a mechanical question about the mathjobs interface (I believe this is not off -topic since there is a correct answer and this answer would remove uncertainty for other mathematicians in future job cycles). If I list a reference letter in my application to a position, but the reference letter is submitted after the formal deadline (or at least after I submit the application), will that reference letter be automatically added to my dossier at the university in question or do I have to re-submit all of my materials?

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The reference letter is automatically added to your applications by mathjobs when it is uploaded by your letter-writers, and there is no need to resubmit.

However, I recommend sending gentle reminders to your letter-writers!

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  • The reference letter is automatically added to the file at mathjobs.org. However, if someone has downloaded an earlier version of the application, they may not see the new/updated letter of recommendation. – Brian Borchers Oct 30 '16 at 18:46
  • Thanks Brian and Aru. @Brian Borchers, do you have any tip about what I could do to deal with this potential problem? I've already put in my cover letter who my recommenders are. – nervousapplicant Oct 30 '16 at 19:06
  • I'm afraid that there's nothing you can do about this if someone has downloaded an application from the mathjobs.org site. – Brian Borchers Oct 30 '16 at 19:20

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