1+ months

Post-Doctoral Scholar in Mathematics

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Post-Doctoral Scholar in Mathematics
Requisition Number FE02145
Working Title
Department Name 8E080:Mathematics
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education

Ph.D. degree in mathematics or closely related fields by the time the appointment begins

Required Related Experience


Required License/Registration/Certification


Job Summary

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Scholar position in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky beginning in Fall 2020. The successful candidate is expected to pursue a vigorous research program and to deliver high quality teaching. The teaching expectation is three courses per academic year, normally two courses during one semester and one course the other semester. The initial appointment will be for one year and is expected to be renewed for a total of three years, subject to satisfactory performance. While outstanding applicants from all mathematical research areas will be considered, preference will be given to those with research interests compatible with existing research areas in the department. It would be helpful for applicants to indicate a potential faculty mentor.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in mathematics or closely related fields by the time the appointment begins and are expected to present evidence of excellence in research and teaching.

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

1. Submit your job market materials to Math Jobs.org. These materials 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, a statement on inclusion, diversity, and equity (described below), and at least three (3) letters of reference addressing the applicants research and one (1) letter of reference addressing the applicants teaching. All application materials must be submitted online at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/14894

As a department and university, we are strongly committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all (see http://www.uky.edu/sotu/diversity-and-inclusivity). For your statement on inclusion, diversity, and equity, in one to two pages, applicants are asked to reflect on their commitments, approaches, and insights related to inclusion, diversity, and equity.

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

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Applications submitted by December 1, 2019 will receive full consideration.

For more information about the department, please visit http://www.math.uky.edu.

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.

Posted: 2019-10-17 Expires: 2020-01-18

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