University of Alabama in Huntsville, Department of Mathematical Sciences

Position ID: 2810-COMPUTATMA [#21165, 23-24-589]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Huntsville, Alabama 35899, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Applied and Computational Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2023/08/01 11:59PMhelp popup* deleted (posted 2022/10/17, updated 2023/05/02, listed until 2023/10/10)
Position Description:    

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TITLE: Assistant Professor in Applied and Computational Mathematics

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Applied and Computational Mathematics to begin in January 2024. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in mathematics, applied mathematics, computational science, or a closely related area completed by the appointment date. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate excellence in teaching and research. Those with expertise in computational biology, mathematical modeling, scientific computation, optimization, optimal control, and related areas are encouraged to apply.

The Department of Mathematical Sciences offers academic programs that lead to a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Mathematics and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Applied Mathematics. It has over 17 full-time faculty members whose expertise covers essential topics in applied mathematics. The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, advise undergraduate and graduate students, and engage in funded research


ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The UAH College of Science advances cutting-edge research and offers first-rate degree programs thanks to its distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities. Its location in Huntsville facilitates partnerships and collaborations with NASA, the U.S. Army, NOAA, the HudsonAlpha Institute of Biotechnology, and numerous other high-tech companies.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville is a Very High Research Activity university that provides academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, Nursing, Professional Studies, and Science. Huntsville has one of the greatest per capita incomes and living standards in the Southeast. It houses NASA's Marshall Space Flight Hub and is a national aerospace and hightechnology research center. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice.

ABOUT HUNTSVILLE: Huntsville is nicknamed “The Rocket City” for its close history with U.S. space missions. It is the center of rocket-propulsion research in the United States, primarily because the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM) and NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center are located near Redstone Arsenal. Huntsville is also home to many spaces, defense, and other high-technology companies, most of which are in Cummings Research Park, adjacent to the UAH campus and the second-largest research park in the nation.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: To apply for the positions, please submit the following required application materials through mathjobs ( no later than July 31, 2023:

Cover letter

Curriculum vitae

Research Statement

Teaching statement


Three reference letters

The formal review of applications will begin on August 1, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.

Prospective candidates are also required to fill out the following Affirmative Action Survey:

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled.

UAH mandates that all employees maintain compliance with current federal regulations.

Please refer to the log number: 23-24-589

Application Materials Required:
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Department of Mathematical Sciences
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL 35899