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The Ralph Faudree Assistant Professorship (PostDoc)

Ralph Faudree

The Ralph Faudree Assistant Professorship is a non-tenure-track appointment at the Department of Mathematical Sciences, intended as a Post Doctoral position for talented researchers in the field of Combinatorics and Graph Theory. It is funded in part by a generous donation by Pat Faudree in memory of Professor Ralph Faudree.

The Department of Mathematical Sciences invites applications for the Ralph Faudree Assistant Professorship, beginning Fall 2019. Appointments are for two years, with an extension to a third year based on demonstration of satisfactory performance in teaching and research. Preference will be given to candidates in the area of combinatorics and graph theory who have received their Ph.D. within the last 3 years, have outstanding research record, and demonstrated teaching success. Appointees will be expected to fulfill teaching duties of 3 one-semester courses per academic year (a 2/1 teaching load), mentor graduate and undergraduate students, and pursue their own research program. Applicants must be on track to receive a Ph.D. in the relevant field by May 2019 and must hold a Ph.D. at the time of the appointment.

Applicants must complete an on-line application at https://workforum.memphis.edu/postings/20579 and are required to upload a curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing research and teaching interests, an unofficial transcript, selected publications, and arrange for three professional reference providers to upload their reference letters to this website.

For full consideration, on-line applications and reference letters must be uploaded. Review of applications will begin January, 2019 and may continue until position is filled.

The University of Memphis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We urge all qualified applicants to apply for this position. Appointment will be based on qualifications as they relate to position requirements without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability or veteran status. Successful candidates must meet guidelines of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. For any questions regarding this position, please contact the chair of the search committee Dr. Paul Balister, email: pbalistr@memphis.edu.

Assistant Professor - Statistics

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Memphis anticipate hiring a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Statistics to begin in August 2019, pending final budgetary approval. Applications are invited from candidates with a PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics, or closely related fields, whose area of research interests include data science, statistical modelling of big data, Bayesian Inference, bioinformatics, biostatistics and other areas related to the modeling and analysis of big data. Candidates are expected to have a proven record of collaborative research, strong communication skills, and will be expected to seek external funding. The successful candidate will typically teach two courses per semester in statistics and conduct collaborative research especially in the context of projects related to data science and big data modeling and analysis. Please complete an on-line application at https://workforum.memphis.edu/postings/20285. Applicants will be required to upload a cover letter, research and teaching statements, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three letters of recommendation writers. Application review will begin on February 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Memphis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We urge all qualified applicants to apply for this position. Appointment will be based on qualifications as they relate to position requirements without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability or veteran status. Successful candidates must meet guidelines of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. For any questions regarding this position, please contact the chair of the search committee: Dr. E. O. George, email: eogeorge@memphis.edu.