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Assistant Professor in Topology

companyUniversity of Kentucky
locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/9/2023
Education / Training
Full Time

Job Title
Assistant Professor in Topology

Requisition Number
FE03730

Working Title

Department Name
8E080:Mathematics

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position
Faculty

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Tenure Track Status
Tenure Track

Required Education

A Ph.D. in Mathematics or related filed is required.

Required Related Experience

n/a

Required License/Registration/Certification

n/a

Job Summary

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 field required.

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

1. Submit your job market materials to MathJobs.org. 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: https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/23164.

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

The University of Kentucky provides comprehensive benefits which are fully described at https://hr.uky.edu/employment/working-uk/our-benefits.

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

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

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

Deadline to Apply

Open Until Filled
Yes

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

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

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.