University of Mississippi, Mathematics

Position ID: 706-TTAP [#23296]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: University, Mississippi 38677, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: (posted 2023/10/02, listed until 2024/04/02)
Position Description:    

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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 2024. The applicant will be expected to teach two courses per semester and conduct a vigorous research program with the potential to attract external funding. In addition, the applicant selected should have the ability at the time of hire to direct doctoral research. A PhD in Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field, earned no later than August 15, 2024, is required. We encourage applications from candidates in areas compatible with the current research interests of the department, including those with an applied or computational focus.

Applications must be submitted through, 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 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 on Oct 16, 2023. 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 seventeen tenure/tenure-track professors, two instructional and three visiting professors, twelve instructors, and about thirty graduate students. It was one of two departments to receive the AMS Diversity award “Department that Makes a Difference” in 2009 and continues to embrace a meaningful and holistic commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Women and underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

For more information, please see the department website: 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:
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Dr. Xin Dang
The University of Mississippi
Department of Mathematics
P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848, USA