University of Memphis, Mathematical Sciences

Position ID: 2218-APMS [#23393]
Position Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Memphis, Tennessee 38117, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: COMBINATORICS AND GRAPH THEORY
Application Deadline: none (posted 2023/10/06)
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, teaching a broad range of classes, and service-related activities for the department. 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.

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, Algebraic Combinatorics, Finite Geometry and Additive Combinatorics. Candidates with potential for collaboration or applications of Combinatorics in these areas are particularly encouraged to apply.

To apply, complete an application at https://workforum.memphis.edu/postings/. 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 5, 2023, 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 any additional questions regarding this position, please contact D. J. Grynkiewicz (djgrynkw@memphis.edu.)


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UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS
DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES
3725 NORRISWOOD AVENUE
DUNN HALL BUILDING OFFICE#373
MEMPHIS, TN 38111
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