University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Mathematics

Position ID: UNL-ASSTPOP [#10611]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Practice in Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Lincoln, Nebraska 68588-0130, United States [map]
Starting Date: 2018/08/13
Application Deadline: 2018/04/30help popup finished (2017/08/30, finished 2018/03/05, listed until 2018/04/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

One Professor of Practice position, at the Assistant Professor level, in the Department of Mathematics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

The successful candidate will have a doctorate in mathematics or a closely related field (including mathematics education). Moreover, he or she should be an outstanding teacher with a commitment to the scholarship of teaching at the collegiate level. Experience and expertise in leading professional development activities, supervising instructors, instructional technology or curriculum development is preferred.

The successful candidate will be expected to assume a leadership role with respect to the department’s first-year mathematics program through the calculus, ensuring both the quality of the department’s offerings and the professional development of graduate teaching assistants. In addition to being an excellent teacher, the successful candidate will be ready to make significant contributions in one or more of the following areas: selection or development of curriculum materials; implementation and oversight of instructional technology such as WeBWorK; supervision and mentorship of GTAs; development of online courses; support of the department's programs for K-12 teachers and activities related to the scholarship of teaching. Department service duties will typically be connected to the faculty member’s instructional work.

The appointment is term renewable and affords the possibility for promotion to associate and full professor of the practice. The initial appointment is for a three-year term.

Starting Date: August 2018

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2017 and continue until a suitable candidate has been selected.

A competitive starting salary will be negotiated. UNL makes available life, health, and long-term disability insurance programs as well as family coverage at reasonable group rates to the employee. TIAA/CREF and/or Fidelity Investment Fund are offered for retirement plans.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references. These materials may be submitted through or in hard copy or via email to:

Search Committee Chair
Assistant Professor of Practice
Department of Mathematics
203 Avery Hall
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln NE 68588-0130

Phone: 402-472-3731
FAX: 402-472-8466

To be considered for the position, go to, requisition F_170089, click on “Apply to this job”, and complete the form.

The University of Nebraska‐Lincoln is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work‐life balance, and dual careers. See

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Further Info:
203 Avery Hall
Lincoln, NE 68588-0130

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