Computational & Mathematical Modeling

Location
Tuscaloosa
Posted
Aug 25, 2016
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0810271

Position Summary: The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong research program and to pursue external funding, and should be committed to providing stellar education to undergraduate and graduate students. In addition, the candidate should be committed to supervising undergraduate research and graduate dissertations. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in mathematics or a closely related field by August 16, 2017. Preference will be given to applicants with postdoctoral experience.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The Department of Mathematics at The University of Alabama invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level, in the area of computational and PDE modeling, beginning on August 16, 2017. One position is in the areas of numerical solution of PDEs and computational modeling of multi-physics processes. The other is in the areas of PDE modeling and multiscale analysis. For both positions, we especially seek candidates whose research has potential applications in water related fields, such as fluid mechanics, transport problems, flood forecasting, flood inundation mapping, hydrologic analysis, surface runoff, groundwater modeling, porous and fractured media, and real-time simulation and forecasting, in order to foster collaborations with the recently established National Water Center (NWC) in Tuscaloosa (http://water.noaa.gov/). The University of Alabama is a student-centered research university. The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong research program and to pursue external funding, and should be committed to providing stellar education to undergraduate and graduate students. In addition, the candidate should be committed to supervising undergraduate research and graduate dissertations. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in mathematics or a closely related field by August 16, 2017. Preference will be given to applicants with postdoctoral experience. Candidate with strong track record and well documented success in external funding will be considered at the rank of Associate Professor. Applicants should complete the online application at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/. The application should include a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, a research statement, a teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation (one of which concerns teaching). The recommendation letters should be sent electronically to: math@ua.edu. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis starting December 1st, and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Women, Hispanic, African-American and other minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about the department and the university visit our website at math.ua.edu.

Special Instructions: Applicants should complete the online application at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/38925. The application should include a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, a research statement, a teaching statement, and four letters of recommendation (one of which concerns teaching). The recommendation letters should be sent electronically to: math@ua.edu.

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