Mathematics, University of Tennessee

Position ID: UTK-POSTDOCSTOC [#13033]
Position Title: Post-Doctoral Research Assistant
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-1320, United States [map]
Subject Area: Stochastics
Application Deadline: 2019/03/01 filled (posted 2018/10/30, listed until 2019/04/30)
Position Description:    

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The Mathematics Department at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville seeks to fill one postdoctoral position in the area of Stochastics. A PhD or equivalent degree in mathematical sciences earned between January 1, 2015 and August 31, 2019 is required. Primary consideration will be given to candidates whose interests overlap with those of existing faculty. The position is a nine-month academic year appointment, renewable for three years, beginning August 1, 2019. Evidence of potential for excellence in research and good quality teaching is required. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2018, 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. For example, department faculty give about 200 external invited talks are per year at locations around the world, many of which are fully or partly funded by the inviting organization or conference. Knoxville is a progressive, medium-sized city nestled in the Tennessee Valley, which is bordered on one side by the Great Smoky Mountains and on the other by the geologically rich Cumberland Plateau. The city has a relatively low cost of living, and there is no state income tax on earned income. Candidates should apply via, including curriculum vitae, description of their research accomplishments and plans, teaching statement, and three or more letters of reference. The letters should include one that addresses teaching. Candidates should also provide a cover letter specific to the University of Tennessee postdoctoral position, including the name(s) of at least one mathematics professor at the University of Tennessee with whom the applicant would like to have research interaction. The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment 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.

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Further Info:
Mathematics Department
227 Ayres Hall
1403 Circle Drive
Knoxville TN 37996-1320

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