Department of Mathematics

University of Mississippi

Open Positions

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Mississippi invites applications to fill one tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor beginning in August 2019. A successful applicant will be expected to teach two courses per semester and conduct a vigorous research program with a potential for external funding. The successful applicant should have the ability at the time of hire to direct doctoral research.

A Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics or a related field, earned no later than August 15, 2019 is required. We encourage applications from outstanding candidates in areas compatible with the current research interests of the department, as well as those with an interdisciplinary, applied, or computational focus.

Applications must be made at, where a CV and statements of both research and teaching are to be uploaded. This same documentation plus a minimum of three letters of recommendation, with at least one concerning teaching, must be uploaded at or mailed directly to Dr. Xin Dang, The University of Mississippi, Department of Mathematics, P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848, USA.

Inquiries concerning the position may be sent to A review of applications will begin February 8, 2019 and will continue until an adequate applicant pool is established. The evaluation process will continue until a candidate is chosen and an offer is accepted.

The University of Mississippi is an R1 research institution located in Oxford, about one hour south of Memphis. USA Today named Oxford the “Thriving New South Arts Mecca” and “one of the top six college towns in the nation”. The Mathematics Department consists of eighteen tenure/tenure-track professors, one instructional and three visiting professors, ten instructors, and about 30 graduate students. It received the AMS Diversity award “Department that Makes a Difference” in 2009. For more information, see

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