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Assistant Professor in General Mathematics

Employer
University of Florida
Location
Gainesville

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Engineering & Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics
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Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Assistant Professor in General Mathematics

Job No: 528734
Work Type: Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Education/Training/Instructional Design, Physical/Mathematical Sciences
Department: 16320000 - LS-MATHEMATICS

Job Description


Classification Title:

Assistant Professor

Job Description:

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Florida is pleased to invite applications for one full-time, nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position open to all areas in Mathematics to begin August 16, 2024. The successful candidate will join a vibrant department of approximately 60 faculty and 85 graduate students pursuing research in a broad array of pure and applied areas.

Candidates should already have a strong established research program that complements ongoing research in the Department of Mathematics, a compelling plan for future research, and the ability to supervise both graduate and undergraduate research projects. Successful candidates are expected to teach effectively at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, initiate and carry out independent research, and provide service to the department, the university, and the profession.

The University of Florida is ranked among the top public universities in the United States and serves as a flagship of the State University System of Florida. UF ranked the Number 1 public university in the United States by Wall Street Journal in its “2024 Best Colleges in the U.S.” report. The Department of Mathematics is committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ability, class, ethnicity/race, gender identity and expression. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville community enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities. Learn more about what Gainesville has to offer at Visit Gainesville.

Over the past few years the University has made significant investments in faculty and infrastructure, adding hundreds of new faculty lines and upgrading classroom and laboratory facilities. The University is home to HiPerGator, one of the most powerful high-performance computers at a US public university (www.rc.ufl.edu/services/hipergator/), and recently added the new AI NVIDIA GPU SuperPod (https://news.ufl.edu/2020/07/nvidia-partnership/) in support of the AI initiative, which aims to expand the role of AI in higher education and research (https://ai.ufl.edu). All mathematics faculty and graduate students have access to HiPerGator computing through the Center for Applied Mathematics.

Expected Salary:

The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and the compensation includes a full benefits package.

Employment Benefits include:

Health Insurance: UF participates in state- and university-sponsored benefits programs for individuals, families, and domestic partners, and offers voluntary insurance that includes vision, dental, long-term disability and more.

Retirement Options: Attractive options include Florida Retirement System Pension Plan, State University System Optional Retirement Program, Florida Retirement System Investment Plan, and Voluntary Retirement Savings Plan.

Leave: UF staff enjoy a generous paid leave plan as well as access to a sick-leave pool, maternity/paternity leave, and leave payouts

Minimum Requirements:
A Ph.D. degree in Mathematics or a closely related field is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. degree in Mathematics by the start date.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applications must be submitted via mathjobs and at https://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/en-us/listing/ (search job 528734) and must include: (1) a cover letter, (2) a complete curriculum vitae including a list of publications, (3) a research statement summarizing the applicant's qualifications, past research, and future research plans, (4) a statement of teaching experience and interest, and (5) the names and email addresses of at least three references must be provided. An email will be sent to your references, requesting them to upload their confidential letter to the UF submission packet.

Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2023, and the position will remain open until filled. Only complete applications will be reviewed at this time. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority. Questions may be addressed to the Search Committee Chair, Professor Sergei Pilyugin (pilyugin@ufl.edu).

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

Health Assessment Required:
No



Applications Close: Open until filled

To apply, visit https://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/en-us/job/528734/assistant-professor-in-general-mathematics

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