The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Vermont is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor, with duties to start in late August of 2019. Preference will be given to researchers in the field of combinatorics, broadly construed, especially to those with interests in number theory, algebra or geometry. Outstanding candidates in closely related fields of pure mathematics who support the Department’s strengths in other areas of pure or applied mathematics will be given strong consideration.
The applicant must have an earned PhD in mathematics or a closely-related area, a strong research record, the ability to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate mathematics courses, and the potential to supervise masters and doctoral students. Postdoctoral experience is preferred.
The University of Vermont is an Equal opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution.
The College is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. To that end candidates must provide a diversity impact statement as part of the application detailing how they will further the diversity of the unit through their research, teaching and/or service at the University.
The University of Vermont, established in 1791, is a comprehensive research university with a current enrollment of 12,000+ undergraduate, graduate, and medical students. The scientific and academic environments in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, and throughout the UVM community are dynamic, highly collaborative, and multi-disciplinary.
The University is located in Burlington, Vermont, about 90 miles south of Montreal. Burlington is often rated as the best small city in America for quality of living, and features year-round outdoor recreation and cultural events. Greater Burlington has a population of approximately 150,000 and enjoys a panoramic setting on Lake Champlain, bordered by the Adirondack and Green Mountains.
The applicant must submit a current curriculum vitae identifying their specific area of expertise, a statement of teaching philosophy, a detailed statement of research interests, a teaching diversity impact statement, and letters of reference from three people, at least one of whom can comment on teaching (references must be entered as part of the application system). All application materials must be submitted online at http://www.uvmjobs.com, position number 003703. Inquiries may be addressed to Gregory Warrington, PhD, Search Committee Chairperson (Gregory.Warrington@uvm.edu).
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; applications received by November 30, 2018 will receive full consideration.