Assistant Professor of Japanese
Applications are invited for a tenure-track position as assistant professor of Japanese to begin August 2013. The position will be housed in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures and Cultures. Applicants must have PhD in hand by July 2013, with preferred research specialization in Second Language Acquisition, Applied Linguistics with a focus on Japanese, Japanese Language Pedagogy, and/or a related field. Teaching experience in Japanese language courses and native or near-native fluency in English and Japanese are expected; experience teaching SLA is a plus. Responsibilities of the position include pursuing an active research program, coordinating the Japanese language program, and teaching a total of four courses per year in the Japanese Program and the graduate teaching World Languages Program, in particular SLA. Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants should send a letter of application, a CV, a research statement, writing samples, a teaching portfolio, three letters of recommendation, and a digitized teaching demonstration to Chair, Japanese Search Committee, Modern and Classical Languages, 1055 POT, University of Kentucky, Lexington KY 40506-0027. Applications will be acknowledged. Review of applications will begin February 6 and continue until the position is filled. The University of Kentucky is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity University that values diversity and is located in an increasingly diverse geographical region. It is committed to becoming one of the top public institutions in the country. Women, persons with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Tenure-Track Faculty Position
The Department of Mathematics at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a full time faculty position at the tenure-track (Assistant Professor) level beginning in Fall 2013. In exceptional cases, applicants at higher levels might be considered. The successful candidate is expected to pursue a vigorous research program and to deliver high quality teaching to both graduate and undergraduate students. Some postdoctoral experience is desirable, but not required. Preference will be given to those with research interests in the following areas: algebra (pure or applied); analysis/PDE; computational and applied mathematics. The department will consider all applicants whose research interests are compatible with those of the faculty.
Applicants should have completed the Ph.D. degree by the time the appointment begins and are expected to present evidence of excellence in research and teaching. Applications should include the standard AMS Cover Sheet for Academic Employment, curriculum vitae, a statement about current and future research, a statement on teaching experience, at least three (3) letters of reference addressing research, and one (1) letter of reference addressing teaching. All application materials must be submitted online at http://www.mathjobs.org/jobs. If this proves to be impossible, applications may be mailed to:
Tenure Track Recruiting Committee
Department of Mathematics
University of Kentucky
715 Patterson Office Tower
Lexington, KY 40506-0027, USA
Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Applications submitted by December 1, 2012 will receive full consideration.
The University of Kentucky is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity University that values diversity and is located in an increasingly diverse geographical region. It is committed to becoming one of the top public institutions in the country. Women, persons with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. The University also supports family-friendly policies.
For more information about the position or department, visit: http://www.math.uky.edu .
Assistant Professor - Pioneer Natural Resources Professor in Stratigraphy
The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Kentucky invites applications for the Pioneer Natural Resources Professor in Stratigraphy beginning August, 2012. We are seeking to hire at the assistant professor level (tenure-track), but candidates at a more senior level will be considered. Applicants are expected to complement our existing programs in tectonics, geophysics, geochemistry and hydrogeology. We seek a field- and modeling-oriented candidate with expertise in basin analysis, and who is capable of using a variety of methods such as seismic stratigraphy, sequence stratigraphy, sedimentology, sedimentary geochemistry, organic petrology, scanning electron microscopy, clay mineralogy, and geostatistics. Multiple opportunities exist for cooperation with other academic units, including the Kentucky Geological Survey, the UK Center for Applied Energy Research, the Tracy Farmer Institute for Sustainability and the Environment, and the Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute. In addition to maintaining a productive externally funded research program, the new faculty member will teach courses at the introductory, major, and graduate levels, as well as mentor and direct graduate students. The successful candidate will have demonstrated a track record of publication and potential for developing an externally funded, nationally recognized research program; relevant experience beyond the Ph.D. is desirable. Interested applicants should submit via e-mail (merged pdf document): cover letter, curriculum vitae, brief statements of research and teaching interests, copies of relevant research publications, and contact information for at least three references to Prof. Edward Woolery (firstname.lastname@example.org), Stratigraphy Search Committee Chair. We will begin review of applications on October 31, 2011; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The University of Kentucky is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity university that values diversity and is located in an increasingly diverse geographical region. As a land-grant institution and Kentucky’s flagship university, UK is committed to becoming one of the top public institutions in the country. Women, persons with disabilities, and members of other under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. The University also supports family-friendly policies. Additional details of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (faculty, research clusters, facilities) and University of Kentucky may be viewed at our web pages: www.as.uky.edu/ees and www.uky.edu