Assistant Professor in Computational Topology

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Position Number001850Functional TitleAssistant Professor in Computational TopologyPosition TypeTenure StreamPosition EclassFC - Faculty 9 month Non Leave earnUniversity Information

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit

The mission of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is to provide intellectual leadership in the mathematical sciences that is of direct benefit to the State of North Carolina and that commands national and international respect for the quality of its educational programs and for its depth of scholarship.

Position Summary

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Mathematics, with a preference for candidates specializing in Computational Topology, with a preferred start date of August 1, 2020.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have or anticipate a Ph.D. in mathematics or a closely related field by August 1, 2020.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate: excellence in teaching a diverse group of undergraduate and graduate students from diverse backgrounds; the ability to maintain a vigorous independent research program; and a strong desire to seek external research funding.

Tenure StatusTenure TrackSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are asked to fill out a brief electronic application and upload the following documents:

Cover Letter (please also include the AMS cover sheet as part of this document)
Curriculum Vitae
Description of current and past research
Statement of teaching philosophy
In addition, Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) contacts, in the References section of the electronic application. These contacts will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur immediately when an applicant applies for the position.

Recruitment RangeSalary is Market CompetitiveOrg #-DepartmentMath and Statistics - 12227Job Open Date09/16/2019For Best Consideration Date12/15/2019Job Close DateOpen Until FilledYesFTE1.000Type of AppointmentPermanentTime Limited DurationNumber of Months per Year9FLSAExemptADA Checklist

ADA Checklist

"R" for Rare (0-30%),"O" for Occasional (30-60%),"F" for Frequent (60-90%),"C" for Constant (90-100%).

Physical EffortHand Movement-Repetitive Motions - O, Hand Movement-Grasping - O, Holding - O, Finger Dexterity - O, Reading - F, Writing - O, Eye-hand coordination - O, Vision-Color Distinction - R, Vision-Preparing/Analyzing figures - O, Hearing - F, Talking - F, Standing - O, Sitting - F, Walking - O, Lifting-0-30 lbs. - O, Climbing-Stairs - RWork EnvironmentInsideApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Research Statement
Optional Documents
  1. List of References
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
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    • UNC School System Job Board
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  2. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship?
    • Yes
    • No




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Posted: 9/17/2019
Application Due: 11/16/2019
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