Mathematics Department Chair - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0350

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The successful candidate must be nationally/internationally recognized, with an active research program that includes external funding, and with the ability to help shape a progressive thriving department within a university whose student enrollment has nearly doubled in the last ten years and whose trajectory is upwards. The applicant should possess proven leadership abilities, preferably with administrative experience, and have an understanding and enthusiasm for both the teaching and research missions.  The area of expertise of the applicant is open, but should complement those of the existing faculty and future plans for growth in the Department.  

The University of Alabama is the flagship campus of a three-campus system. The University is located in Tuscaloosa, a city of approximately 100,000. The UA Department of Mathematics has 28 tenured/tenure track faculty, 11 full time instructors and 40 graduate students, with research programs in algebra, analysis, fluid dynamics, image processing, mathematics education, optimization, scientific computing, statistics, stochastic processes and topology. The department has an in-house Mathematics Ph. D. program and a joint Applied Mathematics Ph. D. program with the other two campuses. The UA Mathematics program places emphasis on quality education at the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

Applicants should apply online at; attach a curriculum vita along with a letter of application and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to   Statements of administrative and leadership philosophy, research plans, and teaching philosophy and interests should also be included. Potential candidates may contact the chairperson of the search committee, Dr. Martyn Dixon, at if additional information is desired.  Beginning October 15, 2014, applications and nominations will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. The position is scheduled to start on August 16, 2015, or as negotiated.

 The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees.  Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about the Department and the University visit our website at

Keyword Phrases

  • Chair
  • Leadership
  • Research
  • Academic Administration
  • Mathematics
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Department Chair
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Best if Apply By 8/1/2015