Department of Mathematics and Statistics, James Madison University

655 10675Position ID: JMU-TTMATH18 [#10675]
Position Title: Tenure Track Position, Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: (posted 2017/09/08, listed until 2018/03/08)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at James Madison University invites applications for a tenure track position in mathematics starting August 2018. Candidates with research interests in geometry or analysis are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants must hold a PhD in mathematics by the time of appointment. The successful candidate must demonstrate success in teaching and potential in scholarship. Applicants must also clearly indicate their ability to support the department and college priority for research with undergraduates. The department offers BS and BA degrees in Mathematics and Statistics and a MEd in Mathematics Education for in-service high school teachers. We currently host an NSF-funded REU site and encourage undergraduate research during the academic year. We have active groups in pure mathematics, applied and computational mathematics, statistics, and mathematics education. There are opportunities for inter-departmental projects and cooperation. For additional information, see the department homepage at

To apply: Applicants should complete an online form at and then submit application materials through the mathjobs website

Complete applications will include:
• letter of application addressing the specific nature of this position,
• curriculum vitae,
• statement of teaching philosophy,
• research statement,
• transcript photocopies, and
• three letters of recommendation.

Review of applications will begin November 17, 2017.  Apply by that date to guarantee full consideration.

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