University of Memphis, Mathematical Sciences

Position ID: 2218-TTAP [#18037]
Position Title: Tenure Track Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Memphis, Tennessee 38152, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Combinatorics/Graph Theory.
Application Deadline: 2022/07/21 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/08/24, finished 2023/01/28, listed until 2022/07/21)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Memphis invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor in the area of Combinatorics and Graph Theory. Duties include carrying out a research program in an area of Combinatorics or Graph Theory, participating in the administrative duties for the department, and teaching a wide range of classes. The successful candidate will typically teach two courses per semester. Candidates should have a PhD in Mathematics, with a proven record of collaborative and independent research backed up by quality publications, have strong communications skills, and will be expected to seek external funding. Details are available at

The University of Memphis has strong traditions in Combinatorics and Graph Theory and was host to a decades-long collaboration between Paul Erdős and some of his most frequent coauthors. The successful candidate is expected to become a leader in their field and carry on those traditions. There are currently active members working in Graph Theory and Additive Combinatorics, and the Statistics group and the Department of Computer Science have an intensive research program in Data Science. Candidates with potential for collaboration or applications of Combinatorics in these areas are particularly encouraged to apply. To apply, complete an application at Click on the faculty box to find the posting for Assistant Professor in Combinatorics/Graph Theory in the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Applicants will be required to upload a cover letter, research and teaching statements, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three letters of recommendation. To receive full consideration, completed applications should be received by November 10, 2021, but later applications will also be considered until the review process is finished.

The University of Memphis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We urge all qualified applicants to apply for this position. Appointment will be based on qualifications as they relate to position requirements without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability or veteran status. Successful candidates must meet guidelines of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. For further questions regarding this position, please contact the Vladimir Nikiforov (

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