Assistant Professor, Topology - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama


United States
(0809746)

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Detailed Job Description

The Department of Mathematics at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Topology beginning on August 16, 2016. We are particularly interested in applicants researching low dimensional topology or knot theory and their connections with gauge theory, Floer theories, or symplectic/contact topology. However, applicants from other areas of topology or related areas in differential geometry may also be considered. The University of Alabama is a Learner Centered institution. The ideal candidate should be committed to providing stellar education to undergraduate and graduate students. In addition, the successful candidate should be interested in supervising undergraduate research opportunities and graduate dissertations. The University is also pushing to improve its research position, and expects the successful candidate to develop a strong research program and to pursue external funding.


The Department of Mathematics at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Topology beginning on August 16, 2016. We are particularly interested in applicants researching low dimensional topology or knot theory and their connections with gauge theory, Floer theories, or symplectic/contact topology. However, applicants from other areas of topology or related areas in differential geometry may also be considered. Ph.D. is required. The University of Alabama is a Learner Centered institution. The ideal candidate should be committed to providing stellar education to undergraduate and graduate students. In addition, the successful candidate should be interested in supervising undergraduate research opportunities and graduate dissertations. The University is also pushing to improve its research position, and expects the successful candidate to develop a strong research program and to pursue external funding.

Applicants should complete the online application at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. The application should include a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, a research statement, a teaching statement, and four letters of recommendation (one of which concerns teaching). The recommendation letters should be sent electronically to: math@ua.edu. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in mathematics or a closely related field by August 16, 2016. Further experience in teaching and research is desirable. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis starting December 12th, and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Women, Hispanic, African-American and other minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about the department and the university visit our website at math.ua.edu.”

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should complete the online application at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. The application should include a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, a research statement, a teaching statement, and four letters of recommendation (one of which concerns teaching). The recommendation letters should be sent electronically to: math@ua.edu.



Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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