Mathematics/A&S, University of Alabama

Position ID: 530-AFTRAFFIC [#11226]
Position Title: Associate/Full Professor of Traffic Modeling
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, United States [map]
Subject Area: Traffic Modeling
Starting Date: 2018/08/16
Application Deadline: finished (2017/11/01, finished 2018/08/03, listed until 2018/03/31)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics at The University of Alabama invites applications for a position as an associate or full professor of mathematics, with a research specialty in mathematical traffic modeling, beginning on August 16, 2018 or as negotiated. We want to expand our existing applied math group that has strengths in mathematical modeling, scientific computation, and optimization. We are looking for a mathematician who will interact with the recently formed Alabama Transportation Institute ( We have a preference for a mathematician whose work involves the applications of PDEs to the modeling of traffic flow. However, mathematicians working on other aspects of traffic flow, including optimization, stochastic modeling and data analysis, are welcome to apply. The University of Alabama is a student-centered research university and the new strategic plan calls for a major expansion in research productivity ( The Department of Mathematics is looking to expand both its faculty and graduate program in order to increase its national profile. The successful candidate must possess a doctoral degree in mathematics or a closely related field and will be appointed as an associate professor; outstanding candidates will be considered for appointment as a full professor. All candidates should have a well established reputation for scholarship, a proven track record of securing external funding, demonstrated excellence at graduate and undergraduate education, and a willingness to supervise undergraduate and graduate research. Applicants should complete the online application at The application should include a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation (one of which concerns teaching). Additional supporting documents are welcome. The recommendation letters should be sent electronically to: Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis starting December 1, 2017, and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates wishing to learn more about the position before applying are encouraged to contact the chair of the search committee, David Cruz-Uribe ( 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

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Contact: Chair of Search Committee
Postal Mail:
Department of Mathematics
University of Alabama
Box 870350
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
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