University of Kentucky, Mathematics

Position Title: Assistant Professor in Topology
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: LEXINGTON, Kentucky 40506, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Topology
Application Deadline: finished (2023/09/22, finished 2024/07/13)
Position Description:   URMs  

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics in the College of Arts Sciences at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY seeks to fill a tenure-eligible faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Topology. This is a 9-month position in the regular title series with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2024. The successful candidate is expected to pursue a vigorous research program and to deliver high quality teaching to both graduate and undergraduate students. We encourage candidates with research interests in algebraic or geometric topology. The Department will also consider applicants with other research interests that are compatible with those of the faculty. A Ph.D. in Mathematics or related filed is required.

In order to be considered a candidate, applicants will need to complete the following two steps:

1. Submit your job market materials to Applications must include the following: 1) cover letter 2) CV, 3) Research Statement, 4) Teaching Statement, and 5) Evidence of Teaching Excellence, and 6) a statement on their contribution toward inclusive excellence in teaching, research, professional activities, and/or service. In addition, please provide the names and contact information of three (3) references with letters of reference addressing the applicant’s research and one (1) letter of reference addressing the applicant’s teaching. All application materials must be submitted online at

2. Complete an application within the University of Kentucky employment system by visiting

The University of Kentucky provides comprehensive benefits which are fully described at

Questions about this search should be addressed to Dr. Bert Guillou, Search Committee Chair, Department of Mathematics, University of Kentucky (

Review of applications will begin on November 3rd, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.

As an equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
email address
Department of Mathematics
University of Kentucky
715 Patterson Office Tower
Lexington, KY 40506-0027, USA