Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA
DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS
Applications are invited for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of algebra.
Areas of particular interest include algebraic geometry, commutative algebra and representation theory.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Mathematics, an outstanding research program, a
commitment to effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and a
demonstrated potential for excellence in both research and teaching.
Applicants must apply electronically at http://www.mathjobs.org. A completed
application should contain a cover letter, standard AMS cover sheet, curriculum vitae,
description of research plans, statement of teaching philosophy, and four letters of
recommendation. One of the letters should appraise the candidate’s teaching ability.
The beginning date for the position will be August 16, 2015. Review of applications will
begin on December 1, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. To ensure
consideration, applications should be received by January 8, 2015. Please address
inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mathematics Department, located in the heart of the historic campus, currently has
36 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 6 instructors, 48 graduate students, over 250
majors, and 40 minors. Faculty research interests include algebra, analysis, applied
and computational math, biomath, discrete math, geometry, logic, and number theory.
The University of South Carolina's main campus is located in the state capital, close to
the mountains and the coast. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of
Teaching has designated the University of South Carolina as one of only 73 public and
35 private academic institutions with “very high research activity” and also lists USC as
having strong focus on community engagement. The University has over 31,000
students on the main campus (and over 46,000 students system-wide), more than 350
degree programs, and a nationally-ranked library system that includes one of the
nation’s largest public film archives. Columbia, the capital of South Carolina, is the
center of a greater metropolitan area which has a population over 750,000.
The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.
Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina does
not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified
persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual
orientation, or veteran status