University of Oklahoma, Mathematics

Position ID: OU-RTF [#13580]
Position Title: Mathematics Education, Renewable Term Positions
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Norman, Oklahoma 73019, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2019/04/01help popup finished (2019/01/29, finished 2019/06/17, listed until 2019/07/29)
Position Description:    

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

University of Oklahoma
Department of Mathematics 

Mathematics Education, Renewable Term Positions

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Oklahoma is seeking to strengthen its First-Year Mathematics program. OU is experiencing an exciting multi-year period of growth that is in part fueled by its noteworthy retention of incoming students. We are looking for candidates who understand the balance of meeting the needs of incoming students while maintaining academic excellence. We encourage dynamic and innovative individuals to apply for one of two full-time, renewable term faculty positions beginning August 2019.

For both positions, normal duties consist of teaching the equivalent of 12 credits per semester and rendering service to the department, university, and profession. Some evening work would be expected to help with review sessions run through the Mathematics Help Center prior to coordinated examinations. One of the positions will involve engaging in outreach with area high schools.


Requirements for successful candidates include: 
  • an earned Master’s degree in Mathematics or Mathematics Education 
  • extensive experience and documented excellence in teaching post-secondary mathematics courses at the 1000-level including: 
    • courses ranging from College Algebra to Precalculus 
    • credit-bearing, applied courses aimed at first-year students not pursuing STEM fields, such as Business Precalculus or Calculus) 
  • experience using digital resources and tools related to instruction and assessment including: 
    • at least one type of course learning management platform  
    • graphing calculators
Other desirable qualities of candidates include, but are not limited to: 
experience teaching secondary mathematics courses (for the position involving outreach, this is a requirement) 
  • experience teaching courses that are coordinated and teaching courses that are not coordinated 
  • experience teaching courses in large lecture sections
  • experience tutoring in a mathematics help center or mathematics tutoring center 
  • willingness and ability to use common digital resources in mathematics instruction and assessment (e.g., WebWork, GradeScope, LaTex)


The salary is competitive and is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Oklahoma offers an excellent benefits program. For further information please access the Human Resources website


For full consideration, applicants should send a completed AMS cover sheet, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, a description of recent mathematics education research (if applicable), and have at least three letters of recommendation (at least two of which must address the applicant's teaching experience and proficiency; at least one of which must address the applicant’s organizational abilities and interpersonal skills). Applicants should submit these materials through MathJobs. 

The University of Oklahoma 
601 Elm, PHSC 423 
Norman, OK 73019-0315 
Phone: 405-325-6711 
FAX: 405-325-7484 

Screening of applications will begin on March 4, 2019 and will continue until the position is closed on MathJobs. 

Additional Information 

The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a Carnegie-R1 comprehensive public research university known for excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement, serving the educational, cultural, economic and health-care needs of the state, region, and nation from three campuses: Norman, Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City and the Schusterman Center in Tulsa. OU enrolls over 30,000 students and has more than 2700 full-time faculty members in 21 colleges.

In 2014, OU became the first public institution ever to rank #1 nationally in the recruitment of National Merit Scholars, with 311 scholars. The 277-acre Research Campus in Norman was named the No.1 research campus in the nation by the Association of Research Parks in 2013. Norman is a culturally rich and vibrant town located just outside Oklahoma City. With outstanding schools, amenities, and a low cost of living, Norman is a perennial contender on the “Best Places to Live” rankings. Visit for more information. 

The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to: admissions, employment, financial aid, and educational services.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Search Committee
Department of Mathematics
601 Elm, PHSC 423
University of Oklahoma
Norman, OK 73019-0315

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