University of Alabama, Mathematics/A&S

Position ID: 530-MATHBIOPRO [#14756]
Position Title: Full professor of Mathematical Biology
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematical biology
Application Deadline: 2020/03/31help popup (posted 2019/10/07)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenured position at the Professor level, in the area of mathematical biology, beginning on August 16, 2020 or as negotiated. The salary for this position will be competitive. We are seeking an applied mathematician who has outstanding records in interdisciplinary research areas at the interface of mathematics and biology. Specific areas of interest include, but are not limited to biophysics, biomechanics, ecology, neuroscience, physiology, drug discovery, system biology, and biological data analysis. The successful candidate is expected to play a significant role in the recently formed Alabama Life Research Institute (

The University of Alabama is a student-centered research university that is ranked very highly research active by the Carnegie Classification. With 30 faculty, 43 graduate students, and over 400 undergraduate majors, the Department of Mathematics currently has active groups in algebra, analysis, topology, applied mathematics, scientific computing, and mathematical biology. The successful candidate should have an international 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. Preference will be given for someone who will complement existing strengths of the applied and computational math group.

Applicants must possess a doctoral degree in mathematics or a closely related field, and should complete the online application at The application should include a letter of application, a current curriculum vita including a breakdown of current and pending external funding, a statement concerning their future research plan and evidence of teaching effectiveness, three letters of recommendation, and contact information for a teaching reference. The recommendation letters could be submitted electronically through MathJobs ( or could be sent electronically to: Teaching reference will be contacted for finalists. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis starting November 30, and will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Women, Hispanic, African American, Native American, and other minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply and to self identify. For more information about the department and the university visit our website at

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Further Info:
Department of Mathematics
University of Alabama
Box 870350
Tuscaloosa, AL, 35487

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