Assistant Professor in Mathematics to Support Mathematical Economics Degree Program

Lexington, KY
Mar 31, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY invites applications for a full time faculty position at the tenure-track Assistant Professor level beginning in Fall 2017. A successful candidate is expected to pursue a vigorous research program and to deliver high quality teaching to graduate and undergraduate students.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Applied Mathematics by the time the appointment begins. The candidate's research must be in the areas taught in the mathematical economics program, such as optimization. This position requires one year of work experience within financial companies.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement about current and future research (upload as Specific Request 1), a statement on teaching experience (upload as Specific Request 2), and quantitative assessments of teaching (upload as Specific Request 3).

Application deadline is April 30, 2017.

For more information about the department, please visit For information about the Mathematical Economics program visit

Job Title
Assistant Professor in Mathematics to Support Mathematical Economics Degree Program

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics

Required Related Experience

One year of work experience within financial companies.

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Deadline to Apply

Open Untill Filled

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Specific Request 1
  3. Specific Request 2
  4. Specific Request 3
Optional Documents


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