University of Tennessee, Mathematics

Position ID: UTK-UTKAPMB [#9343]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-1320, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematical Biology
Starting Date: 2017/08/01
Application Deadline: 2016/12/05help popup finished (2016/09/29, finished 2017/06/11, listed until 2017/03/29)
Position Description:    

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The Mathematics Department at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville seeks exceptional candidates to fill a tenure-track, assistant professor position in the area
of mathematical biology. A PhD or equivalent degree in mathematics, mathematical biology, or mathematical sciences is required. Postdoctoral experience is preferred. Evidence of potential for excellence in research and high quality teaching is required. Review of applications will begin December 5, 2016, and continue until the position is filled. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking 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). Knoxville is a diverse medium-sized city in the Tennessee Valley of East Tennessee with a relatively low cost of living. The state of Tennessee is in strong fiscal condition, and the university has provided salary increases for six consecutive years.

Candidates must apply via, and upload a curriculum vitae, description of research accomplishments and plans, teaching statement, and publication list. At least three reference letters addressing research and one addressing teaching must be provided. The application will be strengthened by providing a cover letter specific to the University of Tennessee assistant professor position that includes the names of faculty at the University of Tennessee with whom the applicant might have future research interactions, and any other reasons that this position is of interest to the applicant.

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.

After completing application, please go to to submit the Self ID EEO form to our University Equity and Diversity office. It is a voluntary process and can be submitted online; this job's EEO File Number is: AS13-15/16-F66 Thank you.

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

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