University of Mississippi, Mathematics

Position ID: 706-AP [#9646]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: University, Mississippi 38677, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Statistics, Mathematics, and closely related fields
Application Deadline: finished (2016/11/04, finished 2017/09/10, listed until 2017/03/04)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Mathematics, University of Mississippi has expired, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Mississippi invites applications to fill one tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor beginning in August 2017. A successful applicant will be expected to teach two courses per semester, conduct a vigorous research program with a potential for external funding, as well as mentor at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

A PhD in Statistics, Mathematics, or a related field, earned no later than August 15, 2017 is required. We encourage applications from outstanding candidates in areas compatible with the current research interests of the department, particularly those with an interdisciplinary, applied, or computational focus.

Applications must be made at, where a CV and statements of both research and teaching are to be uploaded. This same documentation plus a minimum of three letters of recommendation, with at least one concerning teaching, must be uploaded at or mailed directly to Dr. Xin Dang, The University of Mississippi, Department of Mathematics, P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848, USA.

Inquiries concerning the position may be sent to A review of applications will begin December 12, 2016 and will continue until an adequate application pool is established. The evaluation process will continue until a candidate is chosen and an offer is accepted.

The University of Mississippi is an R1 research institution located in Oxford, about one hour south of Memphis. USA Today named Oxford the “Thriving New South Arts Mecca” and “one of the top six college towns in the nation”. The Mathematics Department consists of eighteen tenure/tenure-track professors, one instructional and three visiting professors, nine instructors, and 30 graduate students. It received the AMS Diversity award “Department that Makes a Difference” in 2009. For more information, see

The University of Mississippi is an EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Title VI/Title VII/Title IX/504/ADA/ADEA employer.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Department of Mathematics
305 Hume Hall
University of Mississippi

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