Assistant Professor in Mathematics

Lexington, KY
Mar 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Kentucky invites applications for one or more full time faculty positions at the tenure-track Assistant Professor level beginning in Fall 2017. In exceptional cases, applicants at higher levels may be considered. A successful candidate is expected to pursue a vigorous research program and to deliver high quality teaching to both graduate and undergraduate students. Preference will be given to those with research interests in one of the following areas: topology and algebra. 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 a closely related field 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 These materials should include: the standard AMS Cover Sheet for academic appointment, curriculum vitae, a statement about current and future research, a statement on teaching experience and quantitative assessments of teaching, at least three (3) letters of reference addressing the applicant's research, and one (1) letter of reference addressing the applicant's teaching.

2. Complete an Academic Profile within the University of Kentucky employment system by selecting apply for this job. This step will only take 5-10 minutes.

Applications will not be reviewed until the Academic Profile is completed. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Applications submitted by November 18, 2016 will receive full consideration.

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Assistant Professor in Mathematics

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Lexington, KY

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Ph.D. in Mathematics or a closely related field

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Open Untill Filled

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