The Department of Mathematics at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the tenure-track Assistant Professor level beginning in Fall 2020. A successful candidate is expected to pursue a vigorous research program and to deliver high quality teaching to both graduate and undergraduate students. We encourage applications from candidates with research interests in mathematical biology, broadly defined to include, for example, connections to machine learning, stochastic processes or inverse problems. The Department will also consider applicants with other research interests that are compatible with those of the faculty.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in mathematics or closely related fields by the time the appointment begins and are expected to present evidence of excellence in research and teaching.
In order to be considered a candidate, applicants will need to complete the following two steps:
1.Submit your job market materials to Math Jobs.org. These materials should include: the standard AMS Cover Sheet for Academic Employment, a curriculum vitae, a statement about current and future research, a statement on teaching experience and quantitative assessments of teaching, a statement on inclusion, diversity, and equity (described below), and at least three (3) letters of reference addressing the applicant's research and one (1) letter of reference addressing the applicant's teaching. All application materials must be submitted online at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/14755
2. Complete an application within the University of Kentucky employment system and upload a CV.
As a department and university, we are strongly committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all (see http://www.uky.edu/sotu/diversity-and-inclusivity). For your statement on inclusion, diversity, and equity, in one to two pages, applicants are asked to reflect on their commitments, approaches, and insights related to inclusion, diversity, and equity.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Applications submitted by November 15, 2019 will receive full consideration.
For more information about the department, please visit http://www.math.uky.edu.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Ph.D. degree in mathematics or closely related fields by the time the appointment begins
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University Community of Inclusion:
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As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
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