The University of Akron, Mathematics

Position ID: 1932-TTMATH [#14885, 11989]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Akron, Ohio 44325-4002, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2020/01/15help popup (posted 2019/10/16, listed until 2020/04/16)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics at The University of Akron invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in any application-oriented area of Mathematics that enhances the existing strengths of the department and the university. The possible areas include but are not limited to Applied Mathematics, Applied Analysis, Scientific Computing, Mathematics of Materials, Mathematical Biology, and Mathematics of Data Science. The job responsibilities include research and teaching at the university level. Preference will be given to candidates with a potential for collaboration with the members of the Department or across campus. Salary is commensurate with background and experience. Startup funds are available.

Applicants must possess a Ph.D. Degree in Mathematics or a closely related field by the time of employment and are expected to provide evidence of an active research program as well as evidence of teaching experience and interest in directing student research. Priority will be given to candidates with postdoctoral experience and demonstrated interest in pursuing external funding.

The department offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Applied Mathematics as well as an accelerated 5-year BS/MS program. Additional information about the department can be found at

The University of Akron is a state-assisted metropolitan university with approximately 19,000 students. The university is well-known for its world-class Polymer Science program as well as widely recognized departments in engineering, science, business, and education.

Applicants should submit an application letter, AMS cover sheet, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, unofficial copy of graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation, at least one of which should address teaching.

To apply, visit References should be e-mailed to

Inquiries can be sent to Review of completed applications will begin on November 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Akron is an equal education and employment institution. It is the policy of this institution that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any individual in employment or in its programs or activities at The University of Akron because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status as a veteran. The University is also committed to the principles of affirmative action and acts in accordance with state and federal laws.

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The University of Akron
Department of Mathematics
Arts & Sciences Room 220
Akron, OH 44325-4002
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