Mathematics Department, The University of Southern Mississippi

Position ID: USM-ATP [#11323]
Position Title: Assistant Teaching Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406-0001, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2018/04/02 finished (2017/11/13, finished 2018/10/07, listed until 2018/04/02)
Position Description:    

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The University of Southern Mississippi

Assistant Teaching Professor of Mathematics


The University of Southern Mississippi invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, renewable non-tenure-track faculty position of Assistant Teaching Professor in the Department of Mathematics in the College of Science and Technology to begin in August 2018. The position is primarily dedicated to undergraduate teaching. A doctorate in Mathematics, Mathematics Education or related field with 18 graduate hours in Mathematics is required by the start of the appointment. The successful candidate must be able to engage in effective teaching.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in mathematics and advising students seeking the department’s Bachelor of Science in Mathematics.  The expected teaching load is four courses per semester. Experience teaching introductory mathematics or mathematics education courses at the college level, research activity related to the teaching and learning of mathematics and participation in collaborative proposals and projects across departmental, discipline and college boundaries with private, state and federal funding entities will be considered positively.

Founded in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi is a comprehensive doctoral and research-driven university with a proud history and an eye on the future. A dual-campus university, Southern Miss serves students on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, in addition to five teaching and research sites in Mississippi and through Online at Southern Miss. Since 2006, Southern Miss students have collected seven Goldwater Scholarships, three Truman Scholarships and 16 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. Our Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research affords our students meaningful research opportunities, and as a proven leader in innovation, we conduct transformative research that translates into real-world solutions. As one of only 36 institutions in the nation accredited in art, dance, music and theatre, we are a haven for creativity and artistic expression. In the classroom or lab, on the playing field, or in the performance hall, we strive to have a positive impact not only on our students, but also the world around us. Further information is found at

Applications must be submitted online at (direct link: ) and must include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, teaching statement, unofficial transcripts, and the names of three professional  references. Applicants may be contacted later to submit three letters of recommendation. Official transcripts will be required prior to a campus interview.

Applications will be reviewed beginning December 11, 2015, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled or the search is terminated.

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.  

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Contact: Bernd Schroeder, 601-266-4289, 601-266-5818 (fax)
Postal Mail:
The University of Southern Mississippi
Department of Mathematics
118 College Drive #5045
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
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