Faculty Positions

Position title: Tenure track position in mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Kentucky invites applications for  one or more full time faculty positions at the tenure-track (Assistant Professor) level beginning in Fall 2017. In exceptional cases, applicants at higher levels may be considered. A successful candidate is expected to pursue a vigorous research program and to deliver high quality teaching to both graduate and undergraduate students. Preference will be given to those with research interests in one of the following areas: topology and algebra. The Department will also consider applicants with other research interests that are compatible with those of the faculty.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in mathematics or a closely related field 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, a curriculum vitae, a statement about current and future research, a statement on teaching experience and quantitative assessments of teaching, at least three (3) 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 http://www.mathjobs.org/jobs.

In addition, candidates must complete an Academic Profile within the University of Kentucky employment system by visiting [insert ukjobs link here] and selecting apply to this job. This step will only take 5-10 minutes. Applications will not be reviewed until the Academic Profile is completed.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received.  Applications submitted by November 18, 2016 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 department, please visit http://www.math.uky.edu.

 

Position title: Tenure track position in mathematics to support Mathematical Economics Degree Program

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 2017. In exceptional cases, an appointment at a higher level may be considered. A successful candidate is expected to pursue a vigorous research program and to deliver high quality teaching to graduate and undergraduate students. The research area of the applicant is open, but the candidate is expected to have teaching, research and/or work experience in some of the subject matters taught in the interdisciplinary undergraduate Mathematical Economics Program housed in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in mathematics, applied mathematics, or a related field by the time the appointment begins and should present evidence of excellence in research and teaching. Applications must include the standard AMS Cover Sheet for Academic Employment, a curriculum vitae, a statement about current and future research, a statement on teaching experience, quantitative assessments of teaching, at least three  letters of reference on research, and one  letter of reference on teaching. All application materials must be submitted online at http://www.mathjobs.org/jobs.

Applicants must also complete an Academic Profile within the University of Kentucky employment system by visiting [insert ukjobs link here] and selecting “apply to this job”.  Applications will not be reviewed until the Academic Profile is completed.

All  applications submitted by November 18, 2016 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 department, please visit http://www.math.uky.edu. For information about the Mathematical Economics program visit http://www.math.uky.edu/mathematical-economics.

 

Position Title: Tenure-track in Modern and Classical Languages: Second Language Acquisition

Applications are invited for a tenure-track position (pending approval of funding) in Second Language Acquisition to begin August 2017. The level of the position is open and will be determined on the basis of the candidate’s qualifications. The successful applicant’s tenure home will be in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures & Cultures, a dynamic academic unit committed to interdisciplinary collaboration and dialogue among faculty with diverse geographical interests, theoretical concerns, and methodological approaches.  Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Second Language Acquisition or in a related field by August 2017. We seek a candidate who has expertise in Chinese. Experience in teacher education is mandatory. Experience building international collaborative programs is a plus. Responsibilities of the position include pursuing an active research program on some aspect of SLA. The teaching load is 2/2; the candidate would contribute three courses a year to our teacher education programs (English as a Second Language and World Languages, including one dedicated to training international Masters’ students), and one course in the language of specialty or for department teaching assistants.  We offer a competitive salary and health benefits package.  Only electronic applications will be accepted. Applicants should send: a letter of application; a CV; three letters of recommendation (signed and on letterhead); a research statement; a writing sample; and a teaching portfolio that must include: a teaching statement that discusses philosophy, successes, experiments; sample course syllabi; and representative teaching/course evaluations to: [electronic submission information]. Candidates on the short list will also be asked to upload a 10-15 minute teaching demonstration in their language of specialty in early January before the preliminary interviews. Applications will be acknowledged.  Deadline for the receipt of applications is 12 December 2016. 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.

 

 

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