University of Tennessee, Mathematics

Position Title: UTK_Topology
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-1320, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Topology
Application Deadline: 2022/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/09/15, finished 2023/04/04)
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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 Topology, starting August 1, 2023. Candidates in all areas of topology, pure and/or applied, are encouraged to apply. A PhD or equivalent degree in mathematics must be earned by the time of appointment. Postdoctoral experience is preferred. Evidence of potential for excellence in research and high-quality teaching is required.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2022 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. Mathematics department policy ensures that an effort is made to assign members of underrepresented groups to key committees, while protecting against excessive workloads that might impede research activity.

The University of Tennessee at Knoxville is the flagship university in the Tennessee state higher education system. The state of Tennessee is in strong fiscal condition. Starting salaries for assistant professors in the Mathematics Department are very competitive. For eleven of the last twelve years, the State and/or the University have provided funds for raises. Knoxville is a vibrant and diverse medium-sized city in the Tennessee Valley of East Tennessee, near Nashville, Atlanta, Asheville, and the Smoky Mountains, with a relatively low cost of living.

Candidates must apply via … and upload a curriculum vitae, a description of research accomplishments and plans, and a teaching statement. At least three reference letters addressing research and one addressing teaching must be provided. Applicants are strongly encouraged to include a cover letter that specifically addresses the reasons for their interest in this particular position at the University of Tennessee.

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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The University of Tennessee
Department of Mathematics
1403 Circle Drive
227 Ayres Hall
Knoxville, TN 37996
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