University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Mathematics

Position ID: 1430-TTMATHSTAT [#14626]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematics and/or Statistics
Application Deadline: 2019/10/30help popup finished (2019/09/27, finished 2020/05/03, listed until 2020/08/27)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed. ***

The Department of Mathematics at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) invites applications for two tenure-track nine-month faculty positions in Mathematics at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence on or before the fall semester of 2020. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or a related field by August 1, 2020. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

The Department of Mathematics consists of 17 tenured or tenure-track faculty members, 11 full-time teaching faculty, and 2 administrative staff members. The Department prides itself on a tradition of active and productive teaching and research, with growing interest for national impact. Research activities and external grants have been steadily growing in recent years. In conjunction with UTC’s SimCenter, the Department of Mathematics has developed the Ph.D. Concentration in Computational and Applied Mathematics. The successful candidates must have a record of excellence in teaching at the college level and a strong record of, or outstanding potential for, significant research, and a commitment to service at the department, college, and university levels. The standard teaching load for these positions is three courses per semester, though a teaching reduction in the initial career phase may be negotiated. 


The Department of Mathematics seeks individuals with strong foundations and research interests in Actuarial Science, Algebra, Analysis, Applied Mathematics, Probability and Statistics. Candidates in other research areas will also be considered. The successful candidates must show outstanding promise in research and a serious commitment to teaching a range of courses in their areas of expertise at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, secure significant research funding, and participate in the curriculum development process. The Department of Mathematics has regularly increased the number of students involved in research at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The faculty members filling these positions will contribute to this effort. Applicants whose research has potential application in either of the UTC Chancellor's emphasis areas of 
(1) Health and Wellness (Human Health and the Environment), and 
(2) Urban Systems – data analytics, modeling, simulation 
will receive additional attention. 

Questions regarding these positions should be addressed to Dr. Jin Wang ( 

Application Procedures

Applications must be submitted electronically through the UTC Faculty Career Site by visiting:

Applicants should submit the following documents electronically: 
(a) AMS Standard Cover Sheet 
(b) Letter of Interest 
(c) Curriculum Vitae 
(d) Teaching Statement 
(e) Research Statement 
(f) Unofficial copies of Graduate Transcripts 
(g) Names, titles, and email addresses for three (3) references for confidential letters of recommendation to be requested.

Candidates interested in these positions are encouraged to apply as early as possible. Screening for these positions will begin on October 31, 2019, and will continue until the positions are filled. 

About UTC and Chattanooga

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is the second largest school in the University of Tennessee System, serving a diverse student body of more than 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students through five academic colleges. UTC offers a unique blend of private and public school traditions and is a driving force for achieving excellence, embracing diversity, inspiring positive change, and enriching the community. Since its founding as Chattanooga University in 1886, UTC has developed a reputation for excellence built on an unusual blend of the private and public traditions of American higher education. For more than 83 years, the university was a private school. In 1969, UTC became part of the state university system. Today, UTC is on a journey to excellence - boldly embracing a passion for excellence in all things and focused on changing lives and transforming communities. The UTC commitment—each and every day—is to earn the trust and confidence of those we serve. Our goal is to make a difference in our community and in the lives of our students. 

Chattanooga, the fourth largest city in the state, is located in Southeast Tennessee near the border of Georgia at the junction of four interstate highways. The city has received national recognition for the renaissance of its beautiful downtown and redevelopment of its riverfront. Chattanooga also has the fastest internet in the country. Home to the first Gig Internet in the United States, Chattanooga has a 100% fiber network that links every home and business in a 600-square mile area. Companies like Unum, McKee, U.S. Xpress, Volkswagen, Coke United and have chosen to set up shop in Chattanooga. Attractions such as the Tennessee Aquarium, Lookout Mountain, Civil War battlefield sites, the African American Museum, and the Appalachian Trail bring thousands of people to the area, as do events like the Riverbend Festival, Nightfall, Jazzanooga, the Creative Discovery Museum for Children, and the Southern Writers Conference. Chattanooga is the home to the seven-time NCAA Southern Conference Football Champions, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Mocs. People who love the outdoors use Chattanooga as a base for hang-gliding, bass fishing, mountain climbing and caving expeditions; the beautiful Smoky Mountains and Tennessee River support the greatest variety of flora of any area in the United States. Chattanooga also has a long and rich past with regard to diversity, which includes Native American heritage, Civil War history, and the Civil Rights movement. Chattanooga is also just a two hour (or less) drive from Atlanta, Nashville, Knoxville, and Birmingham. 

EEO/AA Statement /Non-Discrimination Statement 

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, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. 

Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), ADEA (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 201 Human Resources Center, Dept. 5455, 615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37403-2598, telephone (423) 425-5468. 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: Professor Jin Wang, 423-425-4545
Postal Mail:
415 EMCS Building
Dept 6956
615 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37403
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