University of Tennessee, Mathematics

Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-1320, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Probability
Application Deadline: 2022/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/09/01)
Position Description:    

The Mathematics Department at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville seeks exceptional candidates to fill a Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor position in the area of Probability, starting August 1, 2023. A PhD or equivalent degree in mathematics or statistics is required at the time of hiring. Postdoctoral experience is preferred. Primary consideration will be given to candidates whose interests overlap with those of existing faculty. Evidence of potential for excellence in research and high-quality teaching is required. Review of applications will begin October 15 and continue until the position is filled. The University of Tennessee encourages applications from candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.

The University of Tennessee at Knoxville is the flagship university in the Tennessee state higher education system. In recent years, the Department of Mathematics has steadily increased its research prominence both within the University and in the larger mathematical community. Opportunities exist to collaborate with researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS). The state of Tennessee is in strong fiscal condition, and the University has provided salary increases for the past ten consecutive years. Knoxville is a vibrant and diverse medium-sized city located within easy driving distance to Ashville, Nashville, Atlanta, and the Great Smoky Mountains. It has a beautiful and walkable downtown, varied nightlife, eclectic shopping and restaurants, and relatively low cost of living. Candidates must apply in the Interfolio system by following this link: The required application materials include a curriculum vitae, description of research accomplishments and plans, teaching statement, and publication list. At least three reference letters addressing research and additional (4th) one addressing teaching must be provided directly through the Interfolio by the letter writers. Applicant should feel free to provide a cover letter specific to the University of Tennessee assistant professor position describing any reason that this position is of interest to the applicant.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.

In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.

Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

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Contact: Jan Rosinski, 865-974-2461, 865-974-6576 (fax)
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The University of Tennessee
Department of Mathematics
1403 Circle Drive
227 Ayres Hall
Knoxville, TN 37996
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